MEDIA ADVISORY: N.C. Oil and Gas Commission to meet virtually June 16

Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, June 16. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. The public may join the meeting by computer or phone.
Among its duties, the Commission has the authority to regulate the spacing of wells for oil and gas exploration, establish areas where oil and gas drilling can occur, and limit the production of oil and gas exploration. The Commission is required to submit annual progress reports to the Joint Legislative Commission on Energy Policy and the Environmental Review Commission. Employees with N.C. Department of Environmental Quality serves as staff to the Commission and enforces rules the Commission adopts.
During Tuesday’s meeting, Commission members will review the annual report to the Joint Legislative Commission on Energy Policy and Environmental Review Commission and a report on inquiries made to the Geological Survey regarding oil and gas activity.  See the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting.
Who:       Oil and Gas Commission Meeting
When:     10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuesday, June 16
Where:    Virtual meeting address:                 
Meeting Number (Access Code): 161 078 9779
Meeting Password: OGCJUNE2020
Join by Phone: +1-415-655-0003 US TOLL
Access code: 161 078 9779

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