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Hearing & Meeting Calendar

NOTICE: Public meetings and hearings are subject to change.

Public Meeting Schedule


Under the Open Meetings Act (AS 44.62.310), notice is given that the Alaska Oil and Gas conservation Commission (AOGCC) will meet in public meetings on January 4, 2017(Cancelled), February 1, 2017, March 1, 2017, April 5, 2017, May 3, 2017 (Agenda), June 7, 2017, July 5, 2017, August 2, 2017(Cancelled), September 6, 2017, October 4, 2017, November 1, 2017 and December 6, 2017 at 9:00 am in the AOGCC's Hearing Room in Anchorage, Alaska at the address below.

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Public Hearing Schedule



Applicant's Instructions for Public Hearings



01 November 2016 09:00AM

A Public Workshop will be held November 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC), 333 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage Alaska 99501. The purpose of the workshop is to permit interested parties to provide input to AOGCC staff regarding the regulatory amendments introduced at the AOGCC's Public Hearing held September 27, 2016.

Complete hearing notice BPXA Comments


23 March 2017 9:00AM

Proposed Changes to 20 AAC 25.280(f)

On December 15, 2016 the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation (AOGCC) held a hearing on an amendment to 20 AAC 25.280 proposed by Bob Shavelson acting on behalf of Cook Inletkeeper. The AOGCC will hold a second hearing on the proposal to amend 20 AAC 25.280. The AOGCC is proposing that the following, set forth in bold font, be added to 20 AAC 25.280(f):

An application for Sundry Approvals for a well proposed for stimulation by hydraulic fracturing as defined in 20 AAC 25.283(m) must also comply with 20 AAC 25.283. The Commission will post the application on its website. If the application contains confidential information the operator shall submit, for this posting, an additional copy of the application with all confidential information redacted. The Commission will accept public comments for 10 days.


Initial Hearing

Bob Shavelson, acting on behalf of Cook Inletkeeper, has requested the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) hold a hearing on a proposal to amend 20 AAC 25.280.

13 June 2017 10:00AM

Proposed Changes to 20 AAC 25.025 on Bonding

Workshop to discuss possible changes to the way idle wells are regulated that was introduced at the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's Public Hearing that was held on September 27, 2016.

AOGA Comments CPAI Comments
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15 August 2017 10:00AM

The AOGCC will hold a hearing to determine if a waiver(s) from the provisions of the laws of the State of Alaska and the regulations, rules and orders of the AOGCC in the operations and repair of wells can be granted to allow remedial cement squeezes of the IA to repair tubing leaks, production casing leaks and packer leaks in these wells.

The AOGCC held a public hearing on this matter April 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. That hearing was continued and will reconvene on August 15, 2017 at 10:00am at 333 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501.

Complete hearing notice

30 August 2017 10:00AM

BlueCrest, by letter dated July 14, 2017, requests the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) issue an order for an exception to the spacing requirement of 20 AAC 25.055 because the proposed well will be drilled within the same governmental quarter sections as wells Hansen 1AL1, Hansen H-16 and H-14.

Complete hearing notice


30 August 2017 10:00AM

BlueCrest, by letter dated July 14, 2017, requests the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) issue an order for an exception to the spacing requirement of 20 AAC 25.055 because the proposed well will be drilled within the same governmental quarter sections as wells Hansen 1AL1, Hansen H-16, H16-L1 and H-14.

Complete hearing notice


12 September 2017 10:00AM

The subject of the hearing is AOGCC's proposed enforcement action against Tolsona for failure to follow approved permit requirements at the Tolsona 1 well (PTD 216-062, Sundry 316-619.)

Complete hearing notice