Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Virginia Gas and Oil Board Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 160]
Review 907
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 12/12/2007
Notice of Periodic Review
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Notice of Periodic Review of Regulation

Pursuant to Executive Order 36 (2006), The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is conducting a periodic review and invites public comment on the following regulations:

4VAC 25-150 Gas and Oil Regulation

4VAC 25-160 Virginia Gas and Oil Board Regulations

4VAC 25-170 Geothermal Energy Regulations

The department will consider whether these existing regulations are essential to protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public. The department welcomes specific comments on the performance and effectiveness of these regulations and also requests suggestions to improve the content and organization of the regulations to make them more understandable and useful.

The comment period for this review begins on January 7, 2008 and ends at 5 p.m. on February 6, 2008. Comments may be submitted to Tabitha Hibbitts Peace, Policy Analyst, DMME Division of Administration, P.O Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219-0900 or email .

Regulations may be viewed online at the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall site located at, or copies will be sent upon request.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 1/7/2008
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 2/6/2008

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #2647: Amendments regarding the regulations of the Virginia Gas and Oil Board
Attorney General Certification
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