The West Virginia Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is composed of five members, three of whom are appointed by the Governor. Of the three appointed by the Governor, one shall be an independent producer and at least one shall be a member of the public not engaged in an activity under the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission or the federal energy regulatory commission. The third appointee shall possess a degree from an accredited college or university in petroleum engineering or geology and must be a registered professional engineer with particular knowledge and experience in the oil and gas industry and shall serve as commissioner and as chair of the commission. The Director of the WV Department of Environmental Protection and the Chief of the Office of Oil and Gas shall serve the Commission as ex-officio members.
Randall M. Albert, Chairman and Commissioner
Robert S. Radabaugh, Member
Michael McCown P.E., Member
James A. Martinames A. Martin, Ex-Officio Chief of the Office of Oil and Gas
Austin Caperton, Ex-Officio (Cabinet Secretary, WV Department of Environmental Protection)