1501:9-11-06 Pulling of conductor pipe and surface casing.

(A) In order to protect the fresh water strata and to prevent surface subsidence, no conductor pipe, driven or set during the drilling of a cable tool well, or surface casing if the conductor pipe is not in place, shall be pulled from the well.

(B) Prior to pulling surface casing from a cable tool drilled well, all free crude oil and brine shall be removed from inside the production borehole.

Eff 7-16-82; 8-9-93; 4-15-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 1509.03
Rule amplifies: RC 1509.15
RC 119.032 review dates: 9/16/03, 1/27/04, 4/15/09