Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-408 - Duration of injection well permits; modification penalty

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

(a) Permits authorizing injection into wells shall remain valid for the life of the well, unless revoked by the commission for just cause.
(b) Modifications of any injection well permit may be made only upon application to the conservation division. Each application shall be submitted on the form furnished by the conservation division. The applicant shall give notice of the application to modify according to the provisions of K.A.R. 82-3-135a.
(c) An operator shall not be required to file an application to modify any injection well permit but shall file with the conservation division a notice of modification on a form furnished by the conservation division for permit modifications for one or more of the following purposes:
(1) The operator seeks to decrease the maximum injection pressure.
(2) The operator seeks to decrease the maximum injection rate.
(3) The operator seeks to add or delete leases disposing into the well but will not exceed the maximum authorized injection rate and pressure.
(d) The failure to obtain conservation division approval of any modification to an existing injection well, other than the modifications designated in subsection (c), before resuming injection operations, or the failure to notify the conservation division under subsection (c) shall be punishable by a $1,000 penalty.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-408
Authorized by K.S.A. 55-152 and K.S.A. 55-901; implementing K.S.A. 55-1003, K.S.A. 55-152, K.S.A. 55-164, and K.S.A. 55-901; effective, T-83-44, Dec. 8, 1982; effective May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1985; amended, T-87-46, Dec. 19, 1986; amended May 1, 1987; amended May 8, 1989; amended April 23, 1990; amended March 19, 1999; amended April 5, 2002; amended Nov. 2, 2007.

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