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Oil and Gas (Indiana)

Eligibility 
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Utility
Program Info
State 
Indiana
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Indiana Department of Natural Resources

This division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources provides information on the regulation of oil and gas exploration, wells and well spacings, drilling, plugging and abandonment, and integration and forced pooling. Entities operating a well for oil and/or gas recovery must, in addition to other fees imposed by the Department, purchase bonds to demonstrate their financial commitment and provide for reclamation. More specific regulations are available on the website of the Oil and Gas Division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.