ALEC Workshop: The State of Oil and Natural Gas Regulations: Local Governments vs. State Agencies & How the Industry Can Best Balance Transparency and Safety

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The State of Oil and Natural Gas Regulations: Local Governments vs. State Agencies & How the Industry Can Best Balance Transparency and Safety

Conversations around oil and gas have drastically shifted over recent years. Many argue that local governments are best suited to handle oil and gas regulations, while others would argue state agencies are best equipped to do so. The public also expects transparency from the industry, but there is an argument to be had around how far that transparency can go while still maintaining and protecting critical infrastructure. How do public and private stakeholders work together to find this balance?