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(last updated 09/25/2023 )
Disclaimer: Production listed is as reported to DOGAMI by the permit holder.
Oil & Gas Permits Spreadsheet (last updated 09/6/2023; note there are two tabs in the spreadsheet)
The Mist Gas Field located in Columbia County has been of significant economic importance to Columbia County and the State. The State applies a severance tax of 6% on the gas production which goes to the common school fund. Exploration wells continue to be drilled at the Mist Gas Field and the use of modern seismic technology is used to continue to discover new pools at the field.
All regulatory aspects of oil and gas drilling activity at Mist Gas Field and throughout the State is handled by the oil and gas regulatory program. Enforcement of rules at Mist Gas Field has been successfully handled including spacing and other issues arising at the field.
Mist Gas Field includes underground natural gas storage projects. The natural gas storage projects are of economic benefit to users of natural gas in the State and also provide gas delivery capacity through several pipelines from the Mist Gas Field.
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