Look for new updates and changes in the News and Updates page.

On August 24, 2016 The Board voted to amend Statewide Rule 4.
     Please click here for the Amendment to Rule 4.

Exception Units / Exception Well Location.
     Please click here.

The Board voted to approve the Amendments to SW Rule 68.
     Please click here for the Amended Rule 68.

Policy for Operators adopted November 18, 2015 by the Board.
     Please click here for the Adopted Operators Policy.

The Board on its own motion has approved to amend and revise existing
     Statewide Rule 6, “Well Signage”. Please click here for the Amended Rule 6.

New Board Polices. News and Updates

New Summary of State Statutes, Rules, and Regulations. News and Updates

The Board on July 17, 2015 meeting adopted the purposed amendments to
     Statewide Rule 61, “Firewalls”. Please click here for the new amended Rule 61.

Please note that as of March 1, 2013 the minimum fine assessed for operators in violation of our rules and regulations will be $2,500.00.

The on-line Rulebook has been updated to include all rule changes through June 2015.

As of April 1, 2010, the Mississippi State Oil and Gas Board has a Web Site featuring a map of
the State of Mississippi showing the location of all wells with latitudes and longitudes. The well data on
the current home page has been upgraded to work in conjunction with MSOGB OnLine so that both sites
are reflecting the same up to date well information. For any questions or technical support you may call or
e-mail the Systems Administrators at any time.

Please click the appropriate link below.


Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Development

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