805 KAR 9:050. Gas storage reservoirs, drilling, plugging in vicinity

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Published: 2015

      805 KAR 9:050. Gas storage reservoirs;

drilling, plugging in vicinity.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 349.035

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 349.115

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS

349.115 authorizes the Department for Natural Resources to promulgate all

rules, administrative regulations, and amendments to implement the provisions

of KRS Chapter 349, governing coal bed methane wells. This administrative

regulation establishes requirements for the protection of the integrity of gas

storage reservoirs by requiring that certain techniques of drilling, casing,

operating and plugging be applied if a coal bed methane well is to be drilled

in the vicinity of a gas storage reservoir.

 

      Section 1. Any coal bed methane well

proposed to be drilled in the vicinity of an underground gas storage reservoir

shall comply with the requirements of 805 KAR 1:080 as if an oil and gas well.

(31 Ky.R. 1471; Am. 1966; eff. 6-8-2005.)
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