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(1) The owner or operator of a well shall, upon completion of the well, provide the board, on its Form No. 4 for a new well or Form No. 2 for an existing well:

(a) a description of the interval(s) or formation treated;

(b) the type of treatment pumped (acid, chemical, fracture stimulation); and

(c) the amount and type(s) of material pumped and the rates and maximum pressure during treatment.

(2) For hydraulic fracturing treatments the description of the amount and type of material used must include the disclosure of fracturing fluids in accordance with 82-10-603, MCA, with the actual rate or concentration of each ingredient or additive used for treatment.

(3) To comply with the requirements of this section, the owner or operator may submit:

(a) the service contractor's job log;

(b) the service company's final treatment report (without any cost/pricing data);

(c) an owner or operator's well treatment job log; or

(d) other report providing the above required information.

(4) The administrator may waive all or a portion of the requirements in (2) or (3) of this rule if:

(a) the owner or operator demonstrates that it has posted the required information to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission/Groundwater Protection Council hydraulic fracturing web site (FracFocus.org); or

(b) a successor web site to FracFocus.org or other publically accessible Internet information repositories that the board may choose to accept.


History: 82-11-111, MCA; IMP, 82-11-111, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 1686, Eff. 8/26/11; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 2209, Eff. 11/3/18.

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