S.C. Code Regs. 121-8.14 - Reports, Logs and Samples

A. During the drilling of every permitted well, the owner, operator, contractor, driller or other person responsible for the conduct of drilling operations shall keep at the well a detailed and accurate written record of the well which shall be accessible to the Commission at all times. A well completion report shall be filed on forms provided by the Commission within thirty (30) days after well completion.
B. A copy of all electrical, sonic, radioactive, or mechanical logs together with a set of continuous cuttings or core chips taken in thirty (30) foot intervals beyond the base of the surface casing, correctly labeled and identified by depth and well number shall be submitted to the Commission within one (1) year after completion of an exploratory or wildcat well. Earlier submission is recommended. Logs and cuttings for production wells, for wells drilled for enhanced recovery or disposal of oil-field wastes shall be submitted to the Commission within forty-five (45) days of completion of such wells.
C. An inclination survey shall be conducted on all permitted wells under Section 121-8.5 with the first shot point at a depth not greater than that of the surface casing seat and succeeding shot points not more than four thousand (4,000) feet apart or as otherwise directed by the Commission. The results of such a survey shall be submitted to the Commission within thirty (30) days after well completion.
D. At the request of an operator, logs, cuttings and cores obtained from any exploratory or wildcat well shall be held confidential for one year from the date of filing and, if requested in writing, for one additional year if deemed appropriate by the Commission.


S.C. Code Regs. 121-8.14

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