Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-117 - Plugging report; penalty

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Within 60 days after plugging any well drilled for discovery of oil or gas, for underground porosity gas storage, for disposal of salt water, or for injection for enhanced recovery, the owner or operator of the well shall file a well plugging report with the conservation division setting forth the following information:
(1) The date of drilling;
(2) the location of the well;
(3) the method used in plugging the well; and
(4) all other information required by the commission.

The report shall be made on the form furnished by the commission and shall be verified by the operator.

(b) The failure to file a plugging report shall be punishable by a $100 penalty.
(c) The operator shall be assessed the cost of the plugging as specified in K.A.R. 82-3-118.
(d) Copies of well plugging records shall be furnished to any person requesting that information upon the payment of two dollars per copy.

This regulation shall be effective on and after October 29, 2002.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-117
Authorized by K.S.A. 55-152 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 55-1,115 and 74-623; implementing K.S.A. 55-152, K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 55-158, K.S.A. 55-159, and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 55-164, 55-1,115, and 74-623; effective, T-83-44, Dec. 8, 1982; effective May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1988; amended April 23, 1990; amended, T-82-6-27-02, July 1, 2002; amended Oct. 29, 2002.

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