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

The Oil and Gas Board is seeking a bid for the plugging of the Tecton Brown No. 1 Well in Adams County. Information for the submission of the bid including the well information may be obtained by contacting Morris Welch at mwelch@ogb.state.ms.us,
Office 601-576-4925 or cell 601-543-5176 . .  

Notice of Award – Oilfield Service & Supply Company has been awarded a contract for the plugging of ten (10) wells adjudicated by the Board as Orphan Wells (IFB No. 2019-1).   Please click here for the complete bid notice.

At the May meeting of the Board the Chairman signed an Order decreasing the Maintenance Fee effective May 16, 2018. Please click here for the order.

Effective February 1, 2018, the Oil and Gas Board will be sending all approved forms via e-mail. Please provide a valid e-mail address to dsnodgrass@ogb.state.ms.us

The Mississippi State Oil and Gas Board’s data and the Ground Water Protection Council’s (GWPC) Mobile RBDMS Wellfinder app.

The Mississippi State Oil and Gas Board (MSOGB) would like to announce that we are now making our well data available through the GWPC Mobile RBDMS Wellfinder app. RBDMS Wellfinder is a mobile app available for both Android and iPhones that will show well locations and other information using a smart phones location capabilities or touch screen. Then the well locations are shown on a map of the area. As of now, the well information is updated once a month.
 A GWPC press release can be seen here. GWPC Press Release.

 Anyone who would like to obtain this app, please search for “RBDMS Wellfinder” on the Play Store for Android phones or the App Store for iPhones.

At the February 21st Board meeting the Board approved the amendments to Statewide Rule 28.   Please click here for the Amendment to Rule 28.

Cessation of Mail-Outs effective July 1st, 2017.
     Please click here for the cessation notice.

Policy for Alternate Risk Adopted December 21, 2016 by the Board.
     Please click here for the Adopted Alternate Risk Policy.

Exception Units / Exception Well Location.
     Please click here.

The on-line Rulebook has been updated to include all rule changes through May 2017.

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.


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