Department of Public Safety - State Fire Marshal's Office

State Fire Marshal expands presence at SPCO with new Office of Oil and Gas

The Division of Fire and Life Safety, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources, operates an the Office of Oil and Gas that oversees industry compliance with relevant fire and life safety codes.

The goal is for the office to be a one-stop shop for oil and gas producers.  In the past, oil and gas projects had to compete with big box retail, assemblies, hotels, motels, hospitals and other industries for completion and permitting of projects by the State Fire Marshal.  The advantage of having an office dedicated solely to the oil and gas production industry is the ability to conduct timely plan review and permitting services.  

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More information about agency liaisons is available in the 2014 SPCO Annual Report.