Kentucky Oil and Gas Workgroup to Meet February 10

Hybrid meeting will begin at 10 a.m.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2023) 
– The Kentucky Oil and Gas Workgroup will meet February 10, 2023 at 10 a.m. Eastern time. Attend the meeting in-person at the Energy and Environment Cabinet, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Kentucky, or virtually via Microsoft Teams.

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  • Updates on Infrastructure Bill – Current status of well plugging, and initial grant and formula grant processes.
  • Pit water characterization
    • Sampling SOP example and next steps for sub workgroup 
  • Hydrogen Summit report and class VI wells discussion 
  • New business 
  • Public comment period

Next meeting date scheduled: April 7, 2023 at 10 a.m.


The Kentucky Division of Oil and Gas to hold Virtual Meeting with Well-Plugging Contractors June 1

Meeting will focus on the upcoming federally funded orphan well-plugging program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 24, 2022) – The Kentucky Division of Oil and Gas (KDOG) will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. EST to outline the requirements and Finance Cabinet RFP procedures for contractor participation in the upcoming orphan well-plugging program funded through the Federal Infrastructure Act.

The Division of Oil and Gas is in the process of applying for more than $100 million through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to address the orphan well issue in the commonwealth. The program’s goal will be to address the areas of greatest need, the sites with the most impact on citizen health and on the air, soil, surface, and groundwater resources.

All contractors who are looking to submit bids under this program are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

To attend virtually: Please join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone:
You can also dial in using a phone: United States+1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 919-774-181
If you have questions about connecting to the videoconference, please contact Danielle Crosman at 502-782-6590.


  1. Call to order
  2. PowerPoint detailing requirements and Finance Cabinet RFP procedures for contractor participation in the upcoming orphan well plugging program.
  3. Q&A (time permitting)
  4. Adjournment