Friday, May 4, 2012

W.Va. DEP To Host Second Workshop On State's New Horizontal Well Control Act

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection will be conducting another oil and gas industry workshop addressing the recently passed horizontal drilling legislation (Natural Gas Horizontal Well Control Act). The workshop will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 31, 2012 at the Flatwoods Days Hotel and Conference Center. DEP indicates that the principal focus of the workshop will be related to permitting/approval of activity covered under the article. "The information addressed will be the same as the workshop that was held on February 1, 2012 in Charleston with the addition of a presentation on requirements under the Dam Control and Safety Act," DEP stated. The primary audience is those who get into the details of putting such information together for application submittal, which may include contractors, consultants, etc. Click here to see the agenda. Please be advised that space is limited.

To RSVP for the workshop, a registration form (click to download) should be completed by each person planning to attend and e-mailed to B.J.Chestnut@wv.gov by May 17, 2012.