The State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama, is a regulatory agency that promotes conservation and protection of the environment. The board enforces the state rules and regulations through oversight of oil and gas exploration, drilling, operation, and production, Class II injection wells, and underground storage of gas in reservoirs in Alabama.
The Oil and Gas Board of Alabama Administrative Code 400-1-1-.01 thru 400-7-1-.23 defines the regulations process for oil and gas permits. The following is required for the Submerged Offshore Lands Operations permit for the purpose of commencement of “drilling, competing, converting, operating, or producing any oil, gas, or Class II injection well, including production facilities, processing facilities, injection facilities, underground storage facilities in reservoirs, offshore plants, pipelines, and other equipment associated with such well “(400-2-2-.03)
Obtain a surety bond in the amount as follows for single wells:
Measured Depth 1-6,000 feet = $100,000 surety bond
Measured Depth greater than 6,000 feet = $500,000 surety bond
The premium that you pay for an Alabama Submerged Offshore Lands Operations Permit Single Well Surety Bond is dependent on credit, personal and business financial statements, and the bond amount required.
Alabama has some of the most stringent environmental regulations for offshore drilling.
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