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Our Legislative Mandate - The Oil and Gas Conservation Act

The Utah Oil and Gas Conservation Rules

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Rule Description
R649-1 Definitions
R649-2 General Rules
R649-3 Drilling and Operating Practices
R649-5 Underground Injection Control of Recovery Operations and Class II Injection Wells
R649-6 Gas Processing and Waste Crude Oil Treatment
R649-8 Reporting and Report Forms
R649-9 Waste Management and Disposal
R649-10 Administrative Procedures
R649-11 Administrative Penalties

Title 40. Mines and Mining Chapter 6. Board and Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining

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Chapter Description
40-6-1 Declaration of Public Interest
40-6-2 Definitions
40-6-3 Waste Prohibitive
40-6-4 Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining created -- Functions -- Appointment of members -- Terms -- Chair -- Quorum -- Expenses
40-6-5 Jurisdiction of Board - Rules
40-6-6 Drilling units -- Establishment by board -- Modifications -- Prohibitions
40-6-6.5 Pooling of interests for the development and operation of a drilling unit -- Board may order pooling of interests -- Payment of costs and royalty interests -- Monthly accounting
40-6-7 Agreements for repressuring or pressure maintenance or cycling or recycling operations -- Plan for development and operation of pool or field
40-6-8 Field or pool units -- Procedure for establishment -- Operation
40-6-9 Proceeds from sale of production -- Payment of proceeds -- Requirements -- Proceeding on petition to determine cause of nonpayment -- Remedies -- Penalties
40-6-9.1 Payment information to royalty owners
40-6-9.5 Permits for crude oil production -- Application -- Bond requirement -- Closure of facilities -- Availability of records
40-6-10 Procedures -- Adjudicative proceedings -- Emergency orders -- Hearing examiners
40-6-11 Power to summon witnesses, administer oaths and require production of records -- Enforcement -- Penalties for violation of chapter or rules -- Illegal oil or gas -- Civil liability -- Restricted account
40-6-12 Evasion of chapter or orders -- Penalties -- Limitation of actions
40-6-13 Restrictions of production not authorized
40-6-14 Fee on oil and gas -- Payment of fee -- Collection -- Penalty and interest on delinquencies -- Payment when product taken in-kind -- Interests exempt
40-6-14.5 Oil and Gas Conservation Account created -- Contents -- Use of account money
40-6-15 Division created -- Functions -- Director of division -- Qualifications of program administrators
40-6-16 Duties of division
40-6-17 Cooperative research and development projects
40-6-18 Lands subject to chapter
40-6-19 Bond and Surety Forfeiture Trust Fund created -- Contents -- Use of fund money
40-6-20 Use of surface land by owner or operator
40-6-21 Mediation