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Oil and Gas Contact:
James Martin, Chief
Office of Oil and Gas
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV  25304-2345
Phone: (304) 926-0450
Fax: (304) 926-0452

Pollution and Emergency Spills:  1-800-642-3074

The Office of Oil and Gas is responsible for monitoring and regulating all actions related to the exploration, drilling, storage and production of oil and natural gas.

  • It maintains records on over 40,000 active, and 25,000 inactive oil & gas wells.
  • It manages Abandoned Well Plugging and Reclamation Program.
  • It ensures surface/groundwater is protected from oil and gas activities.

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