FAQ's

What is SOER? 

SOER (Sustaining Oklahoma's Energy Resources) was created on July 1, 2013, when the Marginal Well Commission (MWC) merged with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB) under Senate Bill 767. This bill transferred the duties of the MWC to SOER under OERB authority. 

How is SOER funded?

SOER is funded by a voluntary fee assessed on oil and natural gas production in Oklahoma. 

What is SOER's mission?

SOER continues to encourage new processes and technological advancements to sustain the oil and natural gas industry in the future for the benefit of the citizens of Oklahoma and to advance activities to support marginally producing oil and natural gas wells.

Is SOER part of the OERB?

SOER falls under the authority of the OERB, but SOER's funding is maintained separately from the OERB. The two entities collaborate and work on projects that benefit the needs of those in the oil and natural gas industry. 

What activities does SOER plan?

SOER hosts the Oklahoma Oil & Gas Expo, Mid-Continent Digital Oilfield Conference, numerous workshops and roundtables each year. 

What is the Oklahoma Oil & Gas Expo?

The Oklahoma Oil & Gas Expo brings together companies, ideas, innovations and people who will shape the future of the oil and natural gas industry. For more information, please visit www.okoilexpo.com

What is the Mid-Continent Digital Oilfield Conference?

The Mid-Continent Digital Oilfield Conference brings together those in the exploration and production industry who are contributing to the digital oilfield revolution. For more information, please visit www.digitaloilconference.com

What are the future plans for SOER?

SOER strives to grow all its current workshops and events. We have many goals for the future, including working with Universities to develop new technologies through research.