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North Dakota Becomes Second State to Implement RBDMS 3.0

North Dakota Becomes Second State to Implement RBDMS 3.0

In early October the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) Oil and Gas Division officially kicked off the project to upgrade from RBDMS Classic to RBDMS 3.0. The NDIC will be the second agency to implement RBDMS 3.0 behind the California Department of Conservation Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR). DOGGR partnered with GWPC to build RBDMS 3.0 in 2016 and is currently starting the fourth of four project releases. Read More
RBDMS Directional Survey Import Tool Released

RBDMS Directional Survey Import Tool Released

The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) recently released a new tool that will allow state agency users to collect and store survey data from horizontally and directionally drilled wells and view that data in two or three dimensions with third-party applications. This will facilitate faster and more accurate analysis of proposed drilling, injection, and hydraulic fracturing activities. Read More
GWPC Releases Oil & Gas Forms Project

GWPC Releases Oil & Gas Forms Project

In the fall of 2017 the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) began a project to create a library of state oil and gas regulatory forms as well as an inventory of fields on some of the most common forms. The Forms Project was released this spring for use by GWPC and RBDMS partner states during development and updates of forms. Read More