Shale Energy Law Blog
Pa. Allows Oil and Gas Operators to Drill Cross-Unit Wells
December 19, 2019
On Nov. 7, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law Senate Bill No. 694 that permits cross-unit drilling for unconventional oil and gas wells. This new law takes effect on Jan. 6, 2020. A cross-unit well (also known as an allocation well) is a lateral wellbore that crosses between two or more pooled units. Please read more about Senate Bill No. 694 in this article.