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The following rule developments are being considered. Please provide comments in the time frames indicated. Once filed and published in the Missouri Register, there will be another opportunity to comment during the proposed rulemaking open comment period and public hearing prior to adoption. Thank you for your interest and assistance in developing these rules.

Oil and Gas Rules | Well Construction Rules


Oil and Gas Rules

Section 259.010 RSMo., creates the eight member State Oil and Gas Council. The council adopts and amends rules and regulations pursuant to Chapter 259, RSMo, to govern the oil and gas industry in Missouri, to establish standards for well drilling or operation, underground storage of hydrocarbons, and the production of oil and/or gas, and to establish fees to administer the law.

Rules in Initial Development

None at this time.

Rules on Public Notice

None at this time.

Rules in Final Development

None at this time.

Decisions Completed

None at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact the Geological Survey Program at gspgeol@dnr.mo.gov or by mail at PO Box 250, Rolla MO  65402.


Well Installation Rules

Section 256.605 RSMo., creates the nine member Well Installation Board. The board adopts and amends rules and regulations pursuant to Chapter 536, RSMo, to govern the regulation of the well, heat pump, monitoring well, and pump installation industry in Missouri, to establish standards that will protect Missouri's groundwater, and to establish fees to administer the law.

Rules in Initial Development

None at this time.

Rules on Public Notice

None at this time.

Rules in Final Development

None at this time.

Decisions Completed

None at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact the Geological Survey Program at gspgeol@dnr.mo.gov or by mail at PO Box 250, Rolla MO  65402.


Learn about the Rules in Development Process.