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Smart Sectors

Oil and Gas Sector Information

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and EPA are the primary agencies responsible for oil and gas regulation. The following links are intended to help Smart Sectors partners and the public learn more about how EPA works with the oil and gas sector.

EPA basic regulatory information

EPA resources