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NOTICE: In our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission continues to offer Commission meetings via livestream, teleconferencing and videoconferencing. Read details about our COVID precautions here.

COVID-19 and Court hearings

Some courtrooms reopening on June 15, 2021

Questions about court reopening?

Call us: 405-521-4457

Questions for Court Clerk?

Main (405) 521-2352 

Alternate (405) 615-7010

Remote Hearing Support

Participating in a court hearing and need help? 

Virtual Hearing Instructions (pdf)

Download instructions for installing Zoom software for video hearings

Update on OCC Hearings, courtroom status

The first floor courtrooms at the Jim Thorpe Building will continue to be open for protested oil and gas hearings. Specific details are outlined in the memo below, issued Aug. 6, 2021.

Not all first floor courtrooms will be open after the Jim Thorpe Building reopens to the public, in order to practice social distancing. 

  • OCC staff will work to accommodate as many in-person hearings as space and safety will allow. 
  • We will continuously monitor and adjust as circumstances arise. 
  • We will make overflow rooms or remote locations available for those who want to watch proceedings in courtrooms where social distancing needs cannot be accommodated.
  • The administrative law judge (ALJ) will work with the parties to ensure attorneys, witnesses and other interested individuals can be best accommodated.
  • Uncontested oil and gas hearings will continue to use the OCC’s audio and video systems until further notice.
  • All other ALJ/Referee hearings will be heard as determined in preliminary or prehearing order and/or by agreement of the parties.

Procedures for protested oil and gas hearings

Oil and Gas protested hearings procedure

Memo regarding requirements for requesting a protested oil and gas hearing, effective Aug. 6, 2021.

Meeting IDs for virtual courtrooms

Name ID number

Courtroom A

160 6249 8618

Courtroom B

161 9735 8499

Courtroom C

161 1088 9810

Courtroom D

161 5563 5461

Courtroom E

161 4371 1600

Courtroom F

160 1114 5917

Tulsa Courtroom 1

161 4070 3263

Tulsa Courtroom 2

160 1010 1064

Court filing procedures

Conducting court business at the OCC

Revised instructions issued Aug. 6, 2021

Effective until further notice (instructions may change as conditions warrant)

Commission order on Covid

The latest order OCC Commissioners passed on Sept. 27 regarding COVID-19.

Building reopening

OCC offices in Jim Thorpe Building reopened to general public June 15, 2021.

Last Modified on Sep 28, 2021
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