Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
The Office of Conservation is charged with conserving and regulating oil, gas, and lignite resources of the state. This statutory responsibility is to regulate the exploration and production of oil, gas and other hydrocarbons and lignite; to control and allocate energy supplies and distribution; and to protect public safety and the environment from oilfield waste, including regulation of underground injection and disposal practices.
The Commissioner of Conservation is responsible for administering all activities involving the conservation and development of all natural and mineral resources of the state. The Commissioner also oversees the administration of six divisions and three district offices within the Office of Conservation.

Contact Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR

James 'Jim' H. Welsh
Commissioner of Conservation
Office of Conservation-9th Floor
617 N. 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70802
Phone: (225) 342-5540
Fax: (225) 342-3705


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