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Mark Bohrer

North Dakota Mineral Resources, Oil & Gas Division

Mark Bohrer has 36 years of oil and gas regulatory experience with the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC)- Oil and Gas Division.  Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Engineering and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the University of North Dakota.  Mark has been involved with the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program since 1991, serving as the program manager from July 1999 to July 2023.  Mark also managed the treating plant program for the NDIC, from January 2010 to July 2023. 

Mark has served as Class II Division Chairman and on the Steering Committee for the Water Quality Division with the Ground Water Protection Council and has served on the Ground Water Protection Council Board of Directors.  Mark also serves on the Steering Committee for the Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS), the de facto oil and gas database in use through the United States. 

Mark has helped author:  “A Guide For Remediation of Salt/Hydrocarbon Impacted Soil”, a remediation guide developed by BioRem Environmental Consultants, Hess Corporation, and the Oil and Gas Division; an SPE Paper titled “Increased Access to Federal Lands Through Data Sharing”; and “Completion Design Evolution for Saltwater Disposal Injection Wells in the Bakken Play”. 

Mark has served on national peer review committees and state peer review committees analyzing regulatory rules and practices and workgroups analyzing topics of concern to the oil and gas industry.  Mark is currently the Assistant Director for the NDIC-Oil and Gas Division.