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Welcome to the North Dakota Industrial Commission, Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, home page.

Lynn D. Helms, Director        Bruce E. Hicks, Assistant Director

 
 
   
 
The Oil and Gas Division regulates the drilling and production of oil and gas in North Dakota. Our mission is to encourage and promote the development, production, and utilization of oil and gas in the state in such a manner as will prevent waste, maximize economic recovery, and fully protect the correlative rights of all owners to the end that the landowners, the royalty owners, the producers, and the general public realize the greatest possible good from these vital natural resources.   Get Acrobat Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view some content on this web site.

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Go to gwpc.org This web site was developed in cooperation with the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) using the Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS). RBDMS is a winner of a DOE Energy 100 Award.