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.
On-going programs and projects: