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Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources (Florida)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Construction
Developer
Fed. Government
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Utility
Program Info
State 
Florida
Program Type 
Safety and Operational Guidelines
Provider 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

It is the public policy of the state to conserve and control the natural resources of oil and gas, and their products; to prevent waste of oil and gas; to provide for the protection and adjustment of the rights of landowners, producers, and interested parties; and to safeguard the health, property and public welfare of the citizens of said state and other interested persons. The Division of Resource Management within the Department of Environmental Protection is responsible for regulating the production and conservation of oil and gas resources. This legislation contains more information on the scope of the Division's powers; permitting procedures for exploration, development, and production permits; and well spacing and pooling. Additional regulations can be found in chapter 62C of the Florida Administrative Code.