Alaska Statutes.
Title 41. Public Resources
Chapter 6. Geothermal Resources
Section 30. Reservoir Management.
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AS 41.06.030. Reservoir Management.

(a) The commissioner shall require the filing and approval of a plan of development and operation on each producing geothermal system and may issue well-spacing and pooling orders, limits on production, and reinjection requirements, in order to prevent waste, promote maximum economic recovery, and protect correlative rights.

(b) Lessees of all or part of a geothermal system may enter into a unit agreement for cooperative development, with the approval of the commissioner. The commissioner may suspend or modify the approved development plan in accordance with the unit agreement.

(c) If the owners of at least two-thirds of the leasehold interests in a geothermal system ratify a unit agreement approved by the commissioner, the commissioner may enforce the agreement as to lessees not a party to the agreement by allocating production under the principle of correlative rights and by apportioning costs and revenues.

(d) Lease operations under an approved development plan or unit agreement are considered to be in compliance with individual lease requirements.

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