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Regulated Well Types - Section 23-0102 states that Article 23 of the Environmental Conservation Law shall be known and may be cited as the oil, gas and solution mining law. However, this short title, or nickname, should not be construed as a complete list of well types covered by the law.
Regulations - Rules and Regulations for Oil, Gas and Solution Mining - 6 NYCRR Parts 550 - 559, Division of Mineral Resources.
Designing and Drilling Your Well - This section will allow the user to review the Rules & Regulations and guidelines that are applicable to the wells regulated by the NYSDEC Division of Mineral Resources.
Technical Guidance Memoranda - This page provides links to Technical Guidance Memoranda relating to oil and gas well drilling in New York State.
Underground Gas Storage Permitting Process - No underground reservoir shall be devoted to the storage of gas, liquefied petroleum gas, oil, petroleum products or petroleum byproducts unless the prospective operator of such storage reservoir shall have received from the Department, after approval in writing from the State Geologist, an underground storage permit which shall be in full force.