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RULE §3.12 Directional Survey Company Report

Published: 2015

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(a) For each well drilled for oil, gas, or geothermal resources for which a directional survey report is required by rule, regulation, or order, the surveying company shall prepare and file the following information. The information shall be certified by the person having personal knowledge of the facts, by execution and dating of the data compiled:   (1) the name of the surveying company;   (2) the name of the individual performing the survey for the surveying company;   (3) the title or position the individual holds with the surveying company;   (4) the date on which the individual performed the survey;   (5) the type of survey conducted and whether the survey was multishot;   (6) a complete identification of the well, including the name of the operator of the well; the fee owner; the commission lease number, if assigned; the well number; the API number, and the drilling permit number, the land survey; the field name; and the county and state; and   (7) a notation that the survey was conducted from a depth of ____ feet to ____ feet. (b) Each directional survey, with its accompanying certification and a certified plat on which the bottom hole location is oriented both to the surface location and to the lease lines (or unit lines in case of pooling) shall be mailed by registered, certified, or overnight mail direct to the commission in Austin by the surveying company making the survey. The surveying company may file electronically if the Commission has provided for such filing.

Source Note: The provisions of this §3.12 adopted to be effective January 1, 1976; amended to be effective August 25, 2003, 28 TexReg 6816; amended to be effective October 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 8785