Hydraulic Fracturing and Acidizing

OAC 165:10-3-10.  Well completion operations

 (a)  Hydraulic fracturing and acidizing. 

In the completion of an oil, gas, injection, disposal, or service well, where acidizing or fracture processes are used, no oil, gas, or deleterious substances shall be permitted to pollute any surface or subsurface fresh water.

(b)  Chemical disclosure.

 Within 60 days after the conclusion of hydraulic fracturing operations on an oil, gas, injection, disposal, or service well that is hydraulically fractured, the operator must submit information on the chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing operation to the FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry or, alternatively, submit the information directly to the Commission.  If the chemical disclosure information is submitted directly to the Commission under this subsection, the Commission will post such information on the FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry.

This subsection applies to:
(A) horizontal wells that are hydraulically fractured on or after January 1, 2013; and
(B) other wells that are hydraulically fractured on or after January 1, 2014.