AMOCO: IMPOSE TEXAS BOND, HIKE PERMIT FEE

Groundwater pollution by orphan wells in Texas could be controlled with plugging bonds and higher drilling permit fees, the head of Amoco Production Co.'s U.S. operations says. In addition, violators of Texas well plugging requirements should be forbidden to continue working in the industry until problems they cause are corrected, Amoco's E.D. Newman told the Texas Railroad Commission. Newman said requiring Texas operators to post a bond or comparable financial surety before spudding a

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