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Weekly List for Oil and Gas Wells

Contact: Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals 517-284-6826

These Permit Lists are for oil and gas well drilling permits applied for, issued, and updated during a calendar week. They have been combined into a single Adobe PDF file.  

Permit Applications, Permits Issued, and Permits Updated  

This page will be updated on the first working day of the week to provide links to the Permits Lists. If you have questions please contact the DEQ, Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals, Permits and Bonding Unit at 517-284-6826.

These lists are also emailed.  To have your name added to the list please send an email to Ms. Sharon Caldwell.

Current file issued on Monday, November 17, 2014 There were not any new applications.

December: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29,
November:03, 10, 17, 24,
October: 6, 13, 20, 27,
September: 2,  8, 15, 22, 29, 


Active Applications for Oil & Gas Permits - Interactive Map 


Read and/or print a List of all of the Active Applications for Oil & Gas Permits. 


 Send a Comment about an Application being considered 



The information found in the Permit
 Lists is also available as part of the online Oil & Gas database ("MIR") at
    http://ww2.deq.state.mi.us/mir/ with background information at
    http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3311_4111_4231-98518--,00.html 

Oil & Gas Maps, data and scanned files http://www.michigan.gov/deqgeowebface 

Drilling Unit Definitions

The drilling unit picture shows a square mile as a single section, two adjacent half sections, or four adjacent quarter sections. The numbers at each corner indicate which section that quadrant of the picture represents. The top of the picture is always north.

Each letter represents a quarter/quarter/quarter (QQQ) section. "U" represents a QQQ in the drilling unit. "S" represents the QQQ in the unit that contains the surface location, while "B" shows a bottom hole location. If both the surface and bottom are in the same QQQ, only the "B" is shown. "O" represents a QQQ outside the unit that contains the surface location. "X" represents a missing or fractional QQQ.  In the report "QT" stands for quarter section. "QT QT QT" is the same as "QQQ" above.

Explanation of Township Range and Section 

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