FY 2016 Appropriation

The Board of Oil, Gas and Mining conducts administrative hearings in a quasi-judicial forum to provide direction on the development of energy and mineral resources in Utah. It assures appropriate resource conservation, waste minimization, and environmental mitigation. The board also provides policy advice and promulgates rules for the division.

The make-up of the board is:

  • Two members knowledgeable in mining matters
  • Two members knowledgeable in oil and gas matters
  • One member knowledgeable in ecological and environmental matters,
  • One member who is a private landowner and owns a mineral or royalty interest
  • One member who is knowledgeable in geological matters
Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $50,000 from all sources for Board. This is a 0 percent change from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $50,000 from the General/Education Funds, a change of 0 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Intent Language

HB0003: Item 102

Under the terms of 63J-1-603 of the Utah Code, the Legislature intends that appropriations provided for the Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining in Item 6, Chapter 5, Laws of Utah 2014, shall not lapse at the close of FY 2015. Expenditures of these funds are limited to: Mining Special Projects/Studies $250,000; Computer Equipment/Software $50,000; Employee Training/Incentives $50,000; Equipment/Supplies $50,000.

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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.