Initial Meeting of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Workgroup Scheduled for December 7

Meeting will begin at 10 a.m. via Teams

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2021) – The Kentucky Oil and Gas Workgroup will hold an initial meeting on December 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern time via Teams. If you would like to attend, please contact JanE.Velez@ky.gov to receive an email invitation and link. 

Agenda:

  • Kentucky Revised Statutes and Kentucky Administrative Regulations relative to acquisitions of equity in existing corporate entities operating oil and gas wells in Kentucky.
    • Impact on transfers of wells and status of bonds.
  • 2019-2020 repeal of KAR 5090 and potential need for legislative and/or administrative action to address gaps in the regulatory scheme.
    • Division of Water efforts to develop a template for a groundwater protection plan for oil and gas operators.
  • Other topics for the workgroup to address.

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