§ 1-30. High volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing permit required.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person may not drill, deepen, or
convert a horizontal well where high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations
are planned or occurring or convert a vertical well into a horizontal well where high
volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations are planned in this State, unless
the person has been issued a permit by the Department under this Act and has obtained
all applicable authorizations required by the Illinois Oil and Gas Act.
(b) If multiple wells are to be stimulated using high volume horizontal hydraulic
fracturing operations from a single well site, then a separate permit shall be obtained
for each well at the site.
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