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RCW 79.14.130: Wells to be located minimum distance from boundaries—Exception

Published: 2015

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RCWs > Title 79 > Chapter 79.14 > Section 79.14.130



RCW 79.14.130

Wells to be located minimum distance from boundaries—Exception.

Each lease issued under this chapter shall provide that without the approval of the department, no well shall be drilled on the lands demised thereby in such manner or at such location that the producing interval thereof shall be less than three hundred thirty feet from any of the outer boundaries of the demised lands, except that if the right to oil, gas, or other hydrocarbons underlying adjoining lands be vested in private ownership, such approval shall not be required.
[2003 c 334 § 480; 1955 c 131 § 13. Prior: 1937 c 161 § 17. Formerly RCW 78.28.400.]


Intent—2003 c 334: See note following RCW 79.02.010.