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Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC)


Office Changes

In the light of the COVID‑19 surge that has overwhelmed Alaska’s hospitals, the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) is reducing in‑person public services and limiting personal interaction to help reduce the risk of transmission in the next 30 days.

  • AOGCC offices will remain open for business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (except state holidays).
  • Employees are available by phone, virtual meetings, and if needed, in‑person meetings by appointment.
  • Public hearings and public meetings will be held virtually via MS Teams. For more information, click on the AOGCC Events webpage.
  • To receive public hearing announcements, AOGCC decisions, and orders, we encourage you to sign up to our electronic mailing list by following the steps provided in this link.

In addition, the AOGCC website provides a wealth of online resources including user friendly forms for applying for permits, bonds, sundry approvals, or submitting reports and other requests.

If you need assistance navigating our website or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email aogcc.customer.svc@alaska.gov or by phone (907) 279-1433 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendments

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) proposes, in Docket R-21-001, to adopt regulation changes in Title 20 of the Alaska Administrative Code dealing with drilling, wells, inspections, and definitions.

Updated Forms

Effective 10

  • Forms 10-402A, 10-403, 10-404, 10-405, 10-406, and 10-422 are updated and must be used beginning November 1, 2021.

Public Hearing Guidelines

Applicant's instructions for Public Hearings

Proposed Repeal of Regulations

Effective

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) has repealed outdated, unnecessary, or duplicative provisions of 20, AAC 25.005(c)(3), 20 AAC 25.035(a), 20 AAC 25.037, 20 AAC 25.047, 20 AAC 25.225, 20 AAC 25.245, 20 AAC 25.320, 20 AAC 25.260, 20 AAC 25.527(a) and 20 AAC 25.528.

Effective

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) proposes to repeal regulation changes in 20 AAC 25. of the Alaska Administrative Code. The Commission proposes to repeal 20 AAC 25.037 well control requirements for other drilling and completion operations; 20 AAC 25.047 reserve pits and tankage; 20 AAC 25.225 potential of gas wells; 20 AAC 25.245 common production facilities; 20 AAC 25.260 illegal production, 20 AAC 25.528 open pit storage of oil and 20 AAC 25.320 filing of forms.

Updated Bonding Requirements 20 AAC 25.025

EPA Memorandums of Agreement

Questions for AOGCC?

For general questions or data inquiries, email us at aogcc.customer.svc@alaska.gov or call (907) 279-1433.

For website questions or issues, email us at aogcc.web@alaska.gov.