Completion Reports

Are there regulations that require disclosure of the drilling results? I have been following a well being drilled in Potter county Texas. A completion report has been filed. However, the report does not show whether any gas or oil was discovered. It Indicates that the well is a "shut in producer." Drilling logs are being held as "confidential". How long can the results of a drilling operation be kept out of the public domain?


You might move this question to the 'general discussion' forum. I'd like to know, too.

I would second the like to know too, statement. In North Dakota the operator has 6 months from the time he requests confidential status, subject to an extension but only if he can prove circumstances warrant it, which standard I have not heard of being met yet.

Moved to General Discussion Board.