Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-607 - Disposal of dike and pit contents
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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82-3-607. Disposal of dike and pit contents. (a) Each operator shall perform one of the following when disposing of dike or pit contents:
(1) Remove the liquid contents to a disposal well or other oil and gas operation approved by the commission or to road maintenance or construction locations approved by the department;
(2) dispose of reserve pit waste down the annular space of a well completed according to the alternate I requirements of K.A.R. 82-3-106, if the waste was generated during the drilling and completion of the well; or
(3) dispose of the remaining solid contents in any manner required by the commission. The requirements may include any of the following:
(A) Burial in place, in accordance with the grading and restoration requirements in K.A.R. 82-3-602 (e);
(B) removal of the contents to an on-site disposal area approved by the commission;
(C) removal of the contents to an off-site disposal area on acreage owned by the same landowner or to another producing lease or unit operated by the same operator, if prior written permission from the landowner has been obtained; or
(D) removal of the contents to a permitted offsite disposal area approved by the department.
(b) Each violation of this regulation shall be punishable pursuant to K.A.R. 82-3-608(d).
(c) If refuse is transferred pursuant to this regulation, the operator shall submit forms pursuant to K.A.R. 82-3-608, unless the refuse is removed to the same on-site tank or facility from which the refuse originated. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 55-152 and K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 55-164; effective April 23, 2004; amended Aug. 16, 2013.)