AOGCC

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AOGCCAlaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
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(127.) The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is an independent quasi-judicial agency within the executive branch of the state.
Sources: Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, US Energy Information Administration, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
However, one other uncertainty, assuming the large gas pipeline is built, is whether the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) will allow the gas to be produced if that will result in some of the liquid condensates being lost.
For several months, the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has been working on possible new regulations on hydraulic fracturing.
The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the state's oil and gas well safety regulatory body, briefly considered this after the Gulf of Mexico blowout, but did not make the requirement.
"Our message to the president's commission reviewing the Macondo disaster is that the emphasis of regulators should be on prevention, not so much response," said John Norman, one of three Commissioners of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. "The emphasis should be on keeping the cage door closed and locked, not just planning how to recapture the tiger after it has escaped," Norman said.
Well drilling data from the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission do show a steady decline in the drilling of new wells since 2007, which coincidentally was the year the Legislature passed the controversial oil tax increase.
According to statistics from the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, an independent State regulatory agency, drilling activity has dropped steadily since 2006, the year Alaska's production tax was changed to a net-profits tax, although the major change in the tax came in 2007, under Palin.
Seamount to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The six-year appointment will expire in 2011.
These operators have 2,464 gas and oil wells, in Alaska, but not all are producing, according to Steve McMains, a statistical technician for the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The AOGCC oversees oil and gas drilling, development and production, reservoir depletion and metering operations on all lands subject to the state's police powers.
The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission also has less stringent operational rules and regulations for these shallow gas programs, which allow for the exploration and production of gas reserves within 3,000 feet of the surface.
"I was pretty thrilled," says David Johnston, chairman of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, who was traveling outside the state when he heard Arco's announcement.
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