This Article provides a brief survey of the past, present, and potential future of petroleum exploration and production in Washington State, with an emphasis on recent natural gas exploration efforts. Section II of this Article describes Washington's petroleum geology and the history of petroleum exploration in the state. Section III summarizes the state and local regulatory framework governing natural gas exploration and production. Section IV concludes by discussing the implications of this survey for potential producers of natural gas in Washington State.
Duncan M. Greene,
Washington Oil and Gas Update,
Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.37419/TWLR.V19.I2.32