Disposal Well (US) | Practical Law

Disposal Well (US) | Practical Law

Disposal Well (US)

Disposal Well (US)

Practical Law Glossary Item w-029-8594 (Approx. 3 pages)

Glossary

Disposal Well (US)

In the oil and gas industry, an injection well used to dispose of oil and gas waste fluids. Sometimes this is an oil or gas well that has been depleted but disposal wells are often drilled solely for the purpose of storing waste. In Texas, these wells are regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.