Section 3202

A person who acquires the right to operate a well or production facility, whether by purchase, transfer, assignment, conveyance, exchange, or other disposition, shall, as soon as it is reasonably possible, but not later than the date when the acquisition of the well or production facility becomes final, notify the supervisor or the district deputy, in writing, of the persons operation. The acquisition of a well or production facility shall not be recognized as complete by the supervisor or the district deputy until the new operator provides all of the following material:

(a)

The name and address of the person from whom the well or production facility was acquired.

(b)

The name and location of the well or production facility, and a description of the land upon which the well or production facility is situated.

(c)

The date when the acquisition becomes final.

(d)

The date when possession was or will be acquired.

(e)

An indemnity bond for each idle well. The bond shall be in an amount as provided in Section 3204 or 3205. The conditions of the bond shall be the same as the conditions stated in Section 3204. An operator that has provided an individual bond required by this subdivision in an amount as provided in Section 3204 shall not be required additionally to comply with the requirements of Section 3206. An operator who has provided a blanket indemnity bond in the minimum amount required in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 3205 shall additionally comply with Section 3206 for any idle wells not covered by a bond provided under Section 3204.

Location: https://www.weblaws.org/california/codes/ca_pub_res_code_section_3202.

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