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Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division
The Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division (OGMD) oversees the development of fossil fuels and minerals while ensuring the protection of natural resources, the environment, property, and public health and safety. The division regulates the locating, drilling, operating, and plugging of wells used for exploration and production of oil, gas, brine, and minerals, as well as for underground storage and waste disposal. It also regulates mines for metallic minerals and industrial sand. Additionally, the division maintains a variety of maps and data on Michigan geology, fossil fuels, and minerals for industry and public use.
Meet Director Adam Wygant
As director, Adam helps further the division's mission to ensure that Michigan's oil, gas, and mineral resources are developed in accordance with all laws and regulations; and to protect the state's natural resources and the health, safety, and welfare of the public.