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Oil and Gas Inspector Written Test Study Materials

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TEST STUDY MATERIALS. The Oil and Gas Inspector written examination includes 70 multiple-choice items in these areas: General Terminology, Oil and Gas Standards, Reading Comprehension, and Oil and Gas Related Calculations. You may bring and use a basic, non-programmable, calculator during the test. Cell phones are not permitted. Calculators are NOT provided.
We highly recommend that you review the below documents PRIOR to taking the written test. Click the name to view and/or print. All documents are in PDF format. No other materials or information is available. Questions about the study materials should be directed to the Division of Environmental Protection.

Study Guide for Inspector Test.pdf - This is a list of specific topics you should focus on in preparing for the written examination.

22-11 Water Pollution Control Act.pdf

22-1 Policy and Purpose.pdf

22-6 Office of Oil and Gas - Oil and Gas Wells.pdf

22-7 Damage Compensation.pdf

22-8 Transportation of Oils.pdf

22-21 Coalbed Methane Wells.pdf

35-1 Miscellaneous Water Pollution Control Rules.pdf

35-4 New Rule Oil and Gas Wellls and Other Wells 35-04.pdf

35-5 Designation of Future Use.pdf

35-6 Abandoned Wells Rule.pdf

35-8 Rules Governing Horizontal Well Development.pdf

Erosion and Sediment Control Manual.pdf (3.9MB download)

General Water Pollution Control Permit.pdf

Addendum to General Water Pollution Control Permit.pdf (2012)

While this material covers most of the topics included in the examination, the exam may also cover related topics.