Department of Natural Resources - Plugging of Wells - Plugging report.


Published: 2020-08-10

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(A) Any person that plugs a well has to file a plugging report with the division within thirty days on a form prescribed and provided by the chief and signed by the person or the persons authorized representative. The chief may require submission of the report before thirty days. In addition to the information required by divisions (A) to (I) of section 1509.14 of the Revised Code for all wells plugged with cement, the owner also has to attach to the plugging report a cementing ticket prepared by the person cementing the well. In addition to the information required by divisions (A) to (I) of section 1509.14 of the Revised Code for all wells plugged with prepared clay, a copy of the prepared clay purchase record has to be attached to the plugging report.

(B) The report required under paragraph (A) of this rule has to be signed by the person authorized to plug the well and has to include an affidavit attesting that all information included in the report and the attached tickets are true and accurate.