45-9-27 Drilling of well at other than prescribed location when authorized by secretary.
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Drilling of well at other than prescribed location when authorized by secretary.
Upon application, if the secretary of environment and natural resources finds that a well drilled at
the prescribed location would not be likely to produce in paying quantities, or that surface conditions
would substantially add to the burden or hazard of drilling such wells or for other good cause shown,
the secretary may permit the well to be drilled at a location other than that prescribed by the spacing
Source: SL 1953, ch 220, § 1; SDC Supp 1960, § 42.0706 (3) (o) (2); SDC Supp 1960, § 42.0708
(4) as enacted by SL 1961, ch 211, § 1; SL 1974, ch 284, § 2; SL 2011, ch 165, § 238.
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