NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.61703 Petition; filing; contents.
Any interested lessee may file a verified petition with the supervisor requesting an order for the unit operation of a pool, pools, or parts of 1 or more pools. The petition shall contain all of the following:
(a) A description of the proposed unit area containing the pool, pools, or parts of 1 or more pools to be operated.
(b) The names of all persons owning or having an interest in oil and gas in the proposed unit area and the names of all surface owners in the proposed unit area, as disclosed by the records in the office of the register of deeds for the county in which the unit area is situated, and their addresses, if known. If the address of any person is unknown, the petition shall state that information.
(c) A statement of the type of the operations contemplated in order to comply with this part.
(d) A recommended plan of unitization applicable to the proposed unit area which the petitioner considers fair, reasonable, and equitable.
(e) A verified statement indicating in detail what action the petitioner has taken to contact and obtain the approval of all persons of record owning or having an interest in oil and gas in the proposed unit area who have not approved the proposed plan of unitization. If the question of whether the plan for unit operations has been approved as provided for in section 61706 is to be considered at a supplemental hearing pursuant to section 61707, this verified statement need not be part of the petition and may be filed separately prior to the supplemental hearing.
History: Add. 1995, Act 57, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1995
Am. 2016, Act 316, Imd. Eff. Nov. 3, 2016
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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