"The mining of coal, minerals, oil and natural gas production play an important part in Utah's economy, and without these natural resources we would not enjoy the standard of living we do in our modern society. The Division of Oil, Gas and Mining ensures our access to these natural resources in an environmentally responsible manner, while our Abandoned Mine Program works to protect the public from the dangers of unregulated past mining practices. Our employees really do make it happen."

John R. Baza
Director, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining


The Drill Down - Fall 2018

The Drill Down is the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining's (OGM) quarterly newsletter. We want to keep residents informed of Division projects, accomplishments and educate Utahns on how energy and mineral development in Utah affects our quality of more

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

Please help the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining determine our current level of customer satisfaction and how we can assist you in the future by responding to this brief customer satisfaction survey. Please provide ratings based on your recent experience with the Division. Your responses will be confidential and provide valuable feedback to Division management. Thank you for your input.

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The Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining is accepting nominations for the 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards now through Thursday, February 28.

Environmental Excellence Awards recognize reclamation projects, technological innovations, and best practices going above and beyond what is normally expected under industry and regulatory requirements. Innovations in environmental technology, environmental improvement to active mine sites, outstanding final reclamation, and community outreach efforts are eligible for consideration.

Click here for nomination form and instructions.