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Oil & Gas Resource Management

In addition, the Office regulates the injection of fluids into underground injection wells, through the Underground Injection Control Program, and cleans up abandoned well sites through the Plugging and Restoration Fund and Landowner Grant Programs.

Through these three programs, the Office ensures the protection and proper development of Illinois' oil and gas resources, while protecting Illinois' environment, land, and water resources.

The Office accomplishes this through its administrative, enforcement, permitting and technical services units. The Office has two district office, Centralia and Mt. Carmel, with its main office in Springfield.