(a) A permittee shall have 12 months from the date of issuance of the permit to spud an oil or gas well or the permit shall expire.

(b) A permittee may request a one time, one-year renewal of the permit. The permittee shall provide an affidavit affirming that the information on the original Form 2 Oil or Gas Well Permit Application is still accurate and complete and that the oil or gas well location restrictions are still in effect. Any change in information from the original application shall be treated as a request for a permit modification pursuant to Rule .1310 of this Section. The permittee shall submit the request so that it is received by the Department at least 30 calendar days prior to the expiration of the original permit.


History Note: Authority G.S. 113-391(a)(5)a; 113-391(a6); 113-395;

Eff. March 17, 2015.