Study Biochar In Plugging Of Oil And Gas Wells
The bill creates the biochar in oil and gas well plugging working advisory group (work group) in the oil and gas conservation commission (commission).
The work group's purpose is to make recommendations for the development of a pilot program to study the use of biochar in the plugging of oil and gas wells. No later than September 1, 2023, the work group must submit a draft report to the commission detailing its recommendations for the pilot program. After coordinating with the commission to develop a final report, no later than February 1, 2024, the work group must present the report to the transportation and energy committee of the senate and the energy and environment committee of the house of representatives.
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(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)