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25 Pa. Code § 79.27. Modification of orders.

§ 79.27. Modification of orders.

 (a)  The Department may modify spacing orders to include additional lands determined to be underlain by the pool, or to exclude lands determined not to be underlain by the pool. The order establishing spacing units may also be modified by the Department to permit the drilling of additional wells upon a reasonably uniform pattern and at a uniform minimum distance from the nearest unit boundary as provided above.

 (b)  An order modifying a prior spacing order shall be made only after application by an interested operator and notice and hearing as prescribed for the original order. The modification of an order shall be promptly recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds in the county or counties on which the land affected is located by the successful party and proof of the recording made to the Department.


   The provisions of this §  79.27 adopted August 12, 1971, effective August 13, 1971, 1 Pa.B. 1726.

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