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Prowers County, Colorado Oil & Gas

Map Legend

Map Legend
Tank Battery Permit Pending Approved Permit Spill Flowline Flowline (other end location unknown)
Producing Well Water Test Results Horizontal Drilling Plugged and Abandoned Dry and Abandoned Abandoned Location: Permit Vacated; per Operator, Well has not been Spudded
Inspection Pit Approved Permit to Drill Wellbore; not yet Reported as Spudded; Includes Expired Permits Shut-in Well: Completed Wellbore is not Producing but is Mechanically Capable of Production Temporarily abandoned Well: Completed Wellbore not Mechanically Capable of Production without Intervention Drilling Wellbore: well has been Spudded but is not yet Reported as Completed Injection Wellbore for Waste Disposal or Secondary Recovery
Active Well : Gas Storage Well Completion or Monitor Well (Manually Assigned by COGCC Staff) Waiting for Completion: Well has been Drilled but not yet Reported as Completed Suspended Permit: Permit to Drill is Suspended until an Issue is Resolved Commingled: Multiple Wellbores Completed and Producing from the same Formation in the Well Abandoned Drilled Wellbore or Vacated Permit for Wellbore that will not be Drilled or the well has been abandoned Domestic Gas Well School

Complaints

COGCC has assigned no complaints to Prowers County, Colorado.

NOAVs

COGCC has issued 7 NOAVs in Prowers County, Colorado:

Document No.: 200290320 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment: Equipment has been removed, location is contoured and erosion is currently being controlled. C.O.A., Remove risers, control erosion, monitor and control weeds, reclaim location.

Document No.: 200372525 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 400650567 Rule: 1004 Rule Description: Final Reclamation of Well Sites and Associated Production Facilities Alleged Violation Description: The site did not have adequate vegetation cover and contained mostly weeds. Transects were conducted indicating vegetation is not at 80% of offsite. Enforcement Action: AOC Corrective Action Description: Submit a seeding schedule and revegetation techniques by August 15, 2014. Seed bare areas on location by November 1, 2014. Expectation will be to use supplemental irrigation as needed to assure vegetation establishment. Restore vegetation to 80% of reference area by June 1 of 2016. Final Resolution Comment: SEE FINAL AOC DOC# 1410-OV-71

Document No.: 400650567 Rule: 603.f Rule Description: Statewide Equipment, Weeds, Waste, and Trash Requirements Alleged Violation Description: Weed growth was approximately 13% of vegetation cover on location. Enforcement Action: AOC Corrective Action Description: Weeds need to be controlled by August 30, 2014. Continue to monitor and control until vegetation meets final reclamation standard. Final Resolution Comment: SEE FINAL AOC DOC# 1410-OV-71

Document No.: 401083038 Rule: 326 Rule Description: Mechanical Integrity Testing Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rules 326.b.(1) and (2), Becca Oil LLC (Operator) is required to perform a mechanical integrity test (MIT) on shut in (SI) wells within two (2) years of the initial shut in date and then at five (5) year intervals after an initial successful MIT. Based on Operator’s Form 7 Monthly Reports of Operations stating the well has been SI since December 2012, COGCC staff had reason to believe the Nevius B #4-29, API 099-06169, (Well) was past due for performance of an MIT. Warning Letter #2193059 was issued to Operator on December 3, 2015 and required corrective action to resolve the delinquent MIT by April 30, 2016. Operator submitted a Form 6, Notice of Intent to Abandon the Well on April 1, 2016 (Document #2212210), which was approved by COGCC staff on April 14, 2016. On June 16, 2016, Operator submitted a Form 42 Field Operations Notice stating Operator’s intent to plug the Well on June 20, 2016 (Document #401064119). Operator failed to perform an MIT within two years of initial shut in date, or complete a corrective action by April 30, 2016, violating Rules 326.b.(1). Enforcement Action: AOC Corrective Action Description: Not applicable. Final Resolution Comment: Resolved by Order 1V-616.

Document No.: 401083038 Rule: 311 Rule Description: Well Abandonment Report Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 311, Becca Oil LLC (Operator) is required to submit a Form 6, Notice of Intent to Abandon, and secure Director approval prior to plugging and abandonment of a well and to submit a Form 6, Subsequent Report of Abandonment, within 30 days after plugging and abandonment of the well has been completed. Based on Operator’s Form 7 Monthly Reports of Operations stating the well has been SI since December 2012, COGCC staff had reason to believe the Nevius B #4-29, API 099-06169, (Well) was past due for performance of an MIT. Warning Letter #2193059 was issued to Operator on December 3, 2015 and required corrective action to resolve the delinquent MIT by April 30, 2016. Operator submitted a Form 6, Notice of Intent to Abandon the Well on April 1, 2016 (Document #2212210), which was approved by COGCC staff on April 14, 2016. On June 16, 2016, Operator submitted a Form 42 Field Operations Notice stating Operator’s intent to plug the Well on June 20, 2016 (Document #401064119). No Form 6, Subsequent Report of Abandonment, has been submitted to COGCC to date to document that plugging activity, violating Rule 311. Enforcement Action: AOC Corrective Action Description: Operator shall immediately submit a Form 6, Subsequent Report of Abandonment, to COGCC. Final Resolution Comment: Resolved by Order 1V-616.

Document No.: 200372525 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Air Quality (PM2.5 ug/m3)

EPA has taken no air quality samples in Prowers County, Colorado.