Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-312 - Gas allowables and drilling unit
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
This regulation shall apply to all gas wells not covered by a special commission order.
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82-3-312. Gas allowables and drilling unit. This regulation shall apply to all gas wells not covered by a special commission order.
(a) Daily allowable. The daily allowable for each well shall be 50 percent of the well's actual open-flow potential, as measured by the testing procedures specified in K.A.R. 82-3-303. Each well in compliance with K.A.R. 82-3-304 shall be entitled to a minimum allowable of 250 mcf per day.
(b) Coalbed natural gas exemption. Coalbed natural gas wells that are exempt from the requirements of K.A.R. 82-3-304(a) and (c) shall be exempt from subsection (a) of this regulation.
(c) Standard drilling unit. The standard drilling unit shall be 10 acres.
(d) Drilling unit exceptions. Exceptions to the standard drilling unit may be granted by the commission to prevent waste or to protect correlative rights. (Authorized by K.S.A. 55-704; implementing K.S.A. 55-703; effective May 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1986; amended May 1, 1988; amended April 23, 1990; amended Aug. 29, 1997; amended June 1, 2001; amended Jan. 25, 2002; amended Jan. 14, 2005; amended Aug. 14, 2015.)