36.22.1012 SAMPLES OF CORES AND CUTTINGS
(1) Any owner or operator drilling or deepening a well for oil or gas must deliver prepaid to the board at the office stipulated on the approved permit to drill a complete and representative sample of the core chips and a dry, washed set of cuttings within a period of 6 months after the completion or abandonment of such well.
(2) A complete and representative sample of core chips and a dry, washed set of cuttings from a stratigraphic well must be delivered prepaid to the board at the office stipulated on the approved permit to drill within 3 years of the completion of the stratigraphic well.
(3) The board may at its discretion relieve any owner or operator from the obligation to so deliver samples of core chips or cuttings.
History: Sec. 82-11-111, MCA IMP, Sec. 82-11-125, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 1982 MAR p. 1398, Eff. 7/16/82; AMD, 1982 MAR p. 2149, Eff. 12/17/82; AMD, 1983 MAR p. 1195, Eff. 8/26/83; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 654, Eff. 4/1/92.