Work Session Summaries

The Wayne County, Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Task Force conducts work sessions on a regular basis to gather and coordinate the dissemination of information pertaining to the oil and gas industry.  Summaries of these work sessions are listed below. 

2011 Work Sessions

2010 Work Sessions


Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Releases Tentative Implementation Order

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC), in response to the new responsibilities outlined in Act 13, has released a Tentative Implementation Order.  This order provides the views on the provisions of Act 13 and how they will be implemented by the PUC.  To view a copy of the Tentative Implementation Order with draft attachments in PDF format, click here.


National Park Service Hydraulic Fracturing Poster

The National Park Service released an informational poster titled “The Hydraulic Fracturing Process (HF): Real Concerns or Misdirected Focus Concerning Threats To Drinking Water Supplies (DWS)”  To view the document, click here.


Rural Drinking Water Study Released

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania released the results of a study on “The Impact of Marcellus Gas Drilling on Rural Drinking Water Supplies”.  The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  To view the released study, click the link below.

The Impact of Marcellus Gas Drilling on Rural Drinking Water Supplies    


PA DEP – Bureau of Oil & Gas Management Well Permit Data for Wayne County, PA

The Bureau of Oil & Gas Management of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection maintains the records for gas well permits and drilled wells.  This information is available on their website by clicking here

In addition, we have compiled the permit data from that site that is specific to Wayne County.  To view the information on Wayne County well permit data, click on the file link below.  Please note that this information may not be the most current available.  The PA DEP website referenced above should be utilized to obtain the most current data available.

PA DEP Well Permit Data for Wayne County 



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