WV SB616 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 22 2013 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2013-03-22 - To Energy, Industry and Mining
Pending: Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to provide for the integration of interests in drilling units in connection with horizontal shallow oil or gas wells. The bill sets forth application requirements. The bill establishes the standard of review. The bill provides for integration orders. The bill requires notice and timeliness. The bill provides for hearings. The bill addresses oil and gas produced from horizontal wells, vertical shallow wells and unconventional reservoirs. The bill adds new definitions. The bill modifies existing definitions.

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Integrating interests in horizontal shallow oil or gas well drilling units



2013-03-22SenateTo Energy, Industry and Mining
2013-03-22SenateIntroduced in Senate
2013-03-22SenateTo Energy, Industry and Mining then Judiciary
2013-03-22SenateFiled for introduction

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HB3151 (Same As) 2013-03-25 - To House Judiciary


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22C91Amended CodeCitation Text
22C92Amended CodeCitation Text
22C93Amended CodeCitation Text
22C95Amended CodeCitation Text
22C97aNew CodeSee Bill Text

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