Oil and Gas Well Applications and Permits

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

Michigan law allows 50 days for making a permit decision on oil and gas well applications. Applications that are administratively complete are typically reviewed and finalized within 30 days from the date the application was received.

It is suggested that in order for comments to be considered, they be provided within the first three weeks of the application filing date.  Please include your contact information and reference the application number, well name and number, and applicant’s name within your comment submittal.

Send emailed comments to the following address:


Weekly List for Oil and Gas Wells

Weekly Lists are published for oil and gas well drilling permits applied for, issued, and updated during a calendar week. This web page will be updated on the first working day of the week to provide links to these lists combined into a single Adobe PDF file. 

These lists are also emailed weekly.  To have your name added to the distribution list please send an email to Ms. Deana Lawrence.

Current file issued on:  Monday, November 28, 2016.

November: 7, 14, 21, 28

October: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

September: 6, 12, 19, 26

August: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

July: 5, 11, 18, 25

June: 6, 13, 20, 27

May: 2, 9, 16, 23, 31

April: 4, 11, 18, 25

March: 7, 14, 21, 28

February: 1, 8, 16, 22, 29

January 2016: 4, 11, 19, 25

Active Applications for Oil & Gas Permits - Interactive Map 

Oil & Gas Maps, data and scanned files can be found on Geowebface.

Please contact the DEQ, Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals, Permits and Bonding Unit at 517-284-6826 with any questions.