Well Sign

24"

12"

Tank Sign

24"

 12"  

Pit Sign

24"

12"

NEW MEXICO

19.15.3.103 Signs On Well

A. All wells and related facilities regulated by the division shall be identified by a sign, which sign shall remain in place until the well is plugged and abandoned and the related facilities are closed.

B. For drilling well, the sign shall be posted on the derrick or not more than 20 feet from the well.

C. The sign shall be of durable construction and the lettering shall be legible and large enough to be read under normal conditions at a distance of 50 feet.

D. The wells on each lease or property shall be numbered in non-repetitive, logical and distinctive sequence. E. An operator will have 90 days from the effective date of an operator name change to change the operator name of the well signs unless an extension of time, for good cause show along with a schedule for making the changes, is granted.

F. Each sign shall show the: 1. Number of well 2. Name of property 3. Name of operator 4. Location by footage, quarter-quarter section, township and range (or unit letter can substituted for the quarter-quarter section) and 5. API number

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Unless the pit is located on a well site controlled by the operator of the pit, a sign not less than 12"x24" with the lettering of not less than two inches (2") will be posted in a conspicuous place of the fence surrounding the pit. The sign will be maintained in legible condition and must identify the operator of the pits, the location of the facility by quarter-quarter or unit letter, section, township, and range, and provided emergency telephone number.