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.
Erosion And Sediment Control General Permit For Earth Disturbance Associated With Oil And Gas Exploration, Production, Processing, Or Treatment Operations Or Transmission Facilities (ESCGP-3)
On October 6, 2018 the Department published notice of availability of the ESCGP-3 in the
PA Bulletin. Final versions of the ESCGP-3 and associated documents are now available at the links provided below:
Any questions concerning these documents should be directed to Joe Kelly at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 783-9893.
September 25, 2018
September 27, 2018
Conservation Law Public Hearing
For more information, go to the
Conservation Law webpage.
Proposed Oil and Gas Surface Regulations
Go to the
Oil and Gas Surface Regulations webpage for more information including a summary of the regulation and supporting documents.
eFacts Department Data Information System. The public can search for individual permits (authorizations), operators (clients), wells (facilities), inspections, and by Program (OG).
eNotice is a service that will send you an email of each application on request.
eMapPA will also show you where the well is located in the Department's Geographic Information System (GIS).
Oil and Gas Mapping Application. This interactive application shows a wide variety of Oil and Gas information, including locational data, permitting documents, inspections and compliance information regarding Oil and Gas wells.
Historical Oil and Gas Development in Allegheny County. This story map overlays a historical oil and gas legacy development map (1930-1960s) over Allegheny County along with the Department of Environmental Protection's known well inventory.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is not involved in regulating lease agreements between mineral property owners and producers. Lease agreements are contractual matters between private parties. DEP does not audit payments, read or calibrate meters or tanks, or otherwise get involved in lease matters.