person or persons requesting to become the new operator of any permitted well
or wells shall submit to the Commission the following:
(1) A properly completed application, on
forms provided by the Commission;
An Affidavit of Ownership and
Organizational Report as described in Section
A bond in complete compliance with
(4) A letter from
the present operator requesting the Commission to approve the applicant as new
operator of such well or wells, unless the present operator has been removed as
operator in accordance with a unit operating agreement.
B. The Commission shall approve or deny the
application for change of operator within thirty (30) days of receipt of the
above information. In the event the permit is denied, the applicant may request
and will be granted a hearing, provided such request is made to the Commission
in writing within fifteen (15) days of the denial of the permit.