Utah Administrative Code

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R649. Natural Resources; Oil, Gas and Mining; Oil and Gas.

Rule R649-6. Gas Processing and Waste Crude Oil Treatment.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R649-6-1. Gas Processing Plants.

1. In accordance with Section 40-6-16 any operator of a facility or plant in which liquefiable hydrocarbons are removed from natural gas, including wet gas or casinghead gas, and the remaining residue gas is conditioned for delivery for sale, recycling, or other use, shall file monthly, Form 13-A and Form 13-B.

1.1. Reports shall be filed for all gas processing plants or facilities to account for the receipt, processing, and disposition of all gas by the plant.

1.2. Plant operators that are required by contractual arrangements to allocate the residue gas and extracted liquids processed by the plant or facility to the individual producing wells, shall identify each well or entity connected to the plant or facility by API number and report the metered wet gas volumes, residue gas volumes returned to the field, and all allocated residue gas and natural gas liquid volumes.

R649-6-2. Waste Crude Oil Treatment Facilities.

1. Prior to the construction of a waste crude oil treatment facility, an application shall be submitted to the division describing the ownership, location, type, and capacity of the facility contemplated; the extent and location of the surface area to be disturbed, including any pit, pond, or land associated with the facility; and a reclamation plan for the site. Approval of the application must be issued by the division before any ground clearing or construction shall occur.

2. As a condition for approval of any application, the owner or operator shall post a bond in an amount determined by the division to cover reclamation costs for the site. Failure to post the bond shall be considered sufficient grounds for denial of the application.

3. No waste crude oil treatment facility operator shall accept delivery of crude oil obtained from any tank, reserve pit, disposal pond or pit, or similar facility unless the delivery is accompanied by a run ticket, invoice, receipt or similar document showing the origin and quantity of the crude oil.


oil and gas law

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment


Notice of Continuation

January 24, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

40-6-1 et seq

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R649, please contact the promulgating agency (Natural Resources; Oil, Gas and Mining; Oil and Gas). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.