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Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-38-1-22

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Sec. 22. (a) After the issuance of a petroleum lease the lessee shall proceed to develop the petroleum in the land through the drilling of the wells that will efficiently extract the petroleum.  The development must take into account the following:

(1) The productiveness of the producing horizon.

(2) The depth at which the producing horizon occurs.

(3) The average cost of wells.

(4) The market requirements obtaining at any given time.

(5) The maintenance of proper oil and gas ratios.

(b) The commission shall determine, either by rule or by inclusion in the terms of a lease, the rapidity and extent of development of the oil, gas, or other petroleum field covered by the lease.

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