The Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining is the policy making body for the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. It was created and exists under the authority of the Utah Oil and Gas Conservation Act, Section 40-6 of the Utah Code. The board consists of seven members appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. No more than four members may be from the same political party, and the members must have the following qualifications:

  • Two members knowledgeable in mining matters;
  • Two members knowledgeable in oil and gas matters;
  • One member knowledgeable in ecological and environmental matters;
  • One member who is a private land owner, owns a mineral or royalty interest and is knowledgeable in those interests; and
  • One member who is knowledgeable in geological matters.

Hearing Date Deadline To File Request for Agency Action Hearing Location
12/07/2016 10/24/2016 SLC
01/25/2016 12/12/2016 SLC
02/22/2017 01/10/2017 SLC
03/22/2017 02/10/2017 SLC
04/26/2017 03/10/2017 SLC
05/24/2017 04/10/2017 Council Chambers of Vernal City Offices, Vernal UT
06/28/2017 05/10/2017 SLC
07/26/2017 06/12/2017 SLC
08/23/2017 07/10/2017 SLC
09/27/2017 08/10/2017 UGS Core Lab,SLC, UT
10/25/2017 09/11/2017 SLC
12/06/2017 10/20/2017 SLC
01/24/2018 12/11/2017 SLC
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