Oil and Gas Frequently Asked Questions
Effective January 10, 2019, inquiries and correspondence regarding new permit applications, reporting, and compliance matters related to sites in Armstrong and Indiana Counties should be directed to DEP's
Northwest Regional Office. Questions on permit applications under review as of January 9, 2019, and pending enforcement matters for Armstrong and Indiana Counties should be directed to DEP's
Southwest Regional Office. Inquiries can also be directed to
Mining and Radiation Protection permits and programs are not affected by this regional office change.
This website was developed to assist operators, service companies, and any supporting industries/businesses. Please feel free to submit additional questions or comments relevant to the oil and gas regulatory framework in Pennsylvania.
General Chapter 78A Questions
Subchapter A: General Provisions
Subchapter B: Permits, Transfers and Objections
Subchapter C: Environmental Protection Performance Standards
Subchapter D: Well Drilling, Operation and Plugging
Subchapter E: Well Reporting
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