Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-200 - Prevention of waste, protection of correlative rights, and prevention of discrimination between pools

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

(a) Any person having the right to drill, complete and operate wells from which oil from any common source of supply or pool is produced may produce on a monthly basis not more than that amount of crude oil from any well or lease than the allowable specified by the commission.
(b) Oil market demand.
(1) A monthly hearing may be held by the commission to determine the total statewide oil allowable.
(2) The statewide oil allowable shall be the amount of crude petroleum that can be produced daily throughout the state, during the next succeeding proration period, without causing waste.
(3) The total statewide allowable shall be allocated by the commission among the prorated pools, leases and wells.
(4) Any crude oil which is removed from a lease shall be charged against the allowable established for that lease, except in cases where permission is granted to use waste oil for oiling roads leading to the lease.
(c) The crude oil allowable shall be that amount of oil which may be produced currently from any pool without causing waste or injury to correlative rights, and without discriminating between pools.
(1) In determining allowables, the statistical status of each well or lease, as of the first day of the preceding proration period shall be considered by the commission.
(2) Any applicable overages and shortages for each well or lease shall be used in determining the statistical status of that well or lease.
(d) The provisions of this regulation shall be construed in conjunction with K.A.R. 82-3-202 through K.A.R. 82-3-208.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-200
Authorized by K.S.A. 1993 Supp. 55-602, 55-604; implementing K.S.A. 1993 Supp. 55-603; effective, T-83-44, Dec. 8, 1982; effective May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1986; amended June 6, 1994.

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