Burning natural gas
Sec. 2. An owner or operator of a well producing both oil and natural gas may burn the natural gas in flares if there is not a market for the natural gas.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.30.
Burning coal bed methane
Sec. 3. The owner or operator of a coal mine may burn in flares the coal bed methane produced from a coal bed methane well if either or both of the following apply:
(1) The burning is necessary to protect coal miners' safety.
(2) It is not economical to market the coal bed methane.
As added by P.L.140-2011, SEC.17.