15A NCAC 05H .1612       WELL INSTALLATION VARIANCE

The applicant or permittee may request a variance from Rules .1608, .1609, .1610, or .1611 of this Section by submitting a request pursuant to Rule .0301 of this Subchapter.  In granting or denying a variance, the Commission shall ensure the variance provides equal or greater protection for public health, safety, and the environment and consider factors such as:

(1)           increasing the oil or gas well efficiency; and

(2)           minimizing waste.

 

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

Eff. March 17, 2015.