Governor Bentley IOGCC

Politics & Government
6:48 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Alabama Governor Becomes Chairman of Oil Group

Governor Robert Bentley is the first Alabama governor to chair the IOGCC.

Gov. Robert Bentley has become the first Alabama governor to serve as chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.

The commission is an organization of 38 states involved in oil and natural gas production. Bentley's office said his goals as the chairman for 2013 include providing more extensive training for oil and gas inspector certification and bringing the states' regulatory and technical staffs together to share ideas and best practices.