Bill Detail: HB23-1069

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Title Study Biochar In Plugging Of Oil And Gas Wells
Status Governor Signed (05/18/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Energy
House Sponsors J. Amabile (D)
K. McCormick (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (D)
L. Cutter (D)
House Committee Energy and Environment
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 01/19/2023

The bill creates the biochar in oil and gas well plugging working
advisory group (work group) in the oil and gas conservation commission
(commission). The work group's purpose is to make recommendations for
the development of a pilot program to study the use of biochar in the
plugging of oil and gas wells.
No later than September 1, 2023, the work group must submit a
draft report to the commission detailing its recommendations for the pilot
program. After coordinating with the commission to develop a final
report, no later than February 1, 2024, the work group must present the
report to the transportation and energy committee of the senate and the
energy and environment committee of the house of representatives.

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