Coal seam natural gas producing areas (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Louisiana


Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana
Name Coal seam natural gas producing areas (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/lss.asp?doc=285475


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=55&pnid=21&nid=28


Summary

In order to prevent waste and to avoid the drilling of unnecessary wells and to encourage the development of coal seam natural gas producing areas in Louisiana, the commissioner of conservation is authorized, as provided in this law, to establish a single unit to be served by one or more wells for a coal seam natural gas producing area. Without in any way modifying the authority granted to the commissioner to establish a drilling unit or units for a pool, the commissioner, upon the application of any interested party, may enter an order requiring the unit operation of any coal seam natural gas producing area when such unit operation will promote the development of such coal seam natural gas producing area, prevent waste, and avoid the drilling of unnecessary wells.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Dr. Madhurendu B. Kumar
Department Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Division Office of Conservation - Geological Oil and Gas Division
Address 617 N. 3rd Street
Address 2 P.O. Box 94275
Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code 70804-9275
Phone (225) 342-5501
Fax (225) 342-8199
Website http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=55&pnid=21&nid=28


















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