The Industrial Commission, through the Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources will be holding a hearing at 9:00 a.m. (central time) on May 20, 2020, to address determination of the oil price that constitutes waste pursuant to Section 38-08-02(19) of the North Dakota Century Code, as well as the consequences of determining that waste is occurring, and what relief may be appropriate and necessary to prevent the waste of North Dakota crude oil production.
The hearing will be held virtually, rather than in person, due to COVID-19 and will be livestreamed for anyone interested in tuning in.
Written comments on the motion can be sent via e-mail or mailed to:
Oil and Gas Division
1016 E. Calgary Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58503-5512
Comments to be considered must be submitted and received by 5:00 p.m. CDT on May 15, 2020.
Those who plan to testify will also need to submit their telephone number and any documents to be used during their testimony by 12:00 p.m. CDT on May 19, 2020. There is a 15-minute limitation on testimony, and they ask that parties not repeat the testimony of others.