Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-1211 - Storage well workover

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

(a) Each operator shall submit a workover plan to the conservation division at least 10 days before performing any downhole or wellhead work that involves dismantling or removing the wellhead, unless the work is only routine maintenance or the replacement of any gauge, sensor, or valve. If an emergency situation exists, the workover plan requirement may be temporarily waived by the director. Each operator shall submit a detailed summary of the work performed to the conservation division within 30 days of the completion of the workover activity.
(b) Each operator shall determine how long any cavern storage well can safely operate below the minimum allowable pressure limit or cushion air requirement to perform storage facility maintenance or storage well work-over activities. If storage facility maintenance or storage well workover activities are not performed within this time frame, the operator shall test or log the storage well according to the long-term monitoring, measurement, and testing plan.
(c) Each operator shall use, during any workover, a blowout preventer with a pressure rating that is sufficient for the anticipated workover operations.
(d) Each operator shall perform all logging procedures through a lubricator unit with a pressure rating that is sufficient for the anticipated workover operations.
(e) Each operator shall provide all relevant well information to any contractor logging a storage well or performing a workover before commencing the log or work-over.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-1211
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 66-1274; effective Dec. 21, 2012.

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