43 CFR 3137.64 - As a unit operator, what must I do to prevent or compensate for drainage?
(a) Drilling a protective well if it is economically feasible. For this subpart, economically feasible means producing a sufficient quantity of oil or gas from a protective well in the unit for a reasonable profit above the cost of drilling, completing and operating the protective well;
(b) Paying compensatory royalty;
(c) Forming other agreements, or modifying existing agreements, that allow the tracts committed to the unit agreement to share in production after the effective date of the new or modified agreement; or
(d) BLM may require additional measures to prevent uncompensated drainage.