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San Miguel County, Colorado Oil & Gas

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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

The following 1 complaint(s) have been assigned to San Miguel County, Colorado:

  • Date Received: May 29, 2017 Document No.: 200442725 RECLAMATION SAN MIGUEL Operator: Paradox Upstream Llc Facility: HC MEX Description: I'm reaching out on behalf of my my family who is the surface and mineral owner on the below wells: 05-113-06173 05-113-06185 05-113-06186 399572 I reached out to CCI Paradox Upstream and they agreed to release the lease and reclaim the location, neither of which has occurred. No reclamation has occurred. Resolution:

NOAVs

COGCC has issued 19 NOAVs in San Miguel County, Colorado:

Document No.: 2618205 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390386 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390383 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390387 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390384 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390385 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401077581 Rule: 326.b Rule Description: Shut-in Wells Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rules 326.b.(1) and (2), Merrion Oil and Gas Corp. (Merrion) 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 was SI March 2012 and returned to production in April 2016 without first conducting an MIT, COGCC staff has reason to believe the Hamm-Canyon Federal 14-26 well, API 113-06033, (Well) is past due for performance of an MIT. Warning Letter #2193181 was issued to Operator on February 2, 2016 and required corrective action to resolve the delinquent MIT by April 30, 2016. To date Operator has not conducted an MIT for the Well, violating Rules 326.b.(1) and (2). Enforcement Action: DBH Corrective Action Description: Operator shall contact the area engineer, Mark Weems, and negotiate a compliance plan to resolve this issue. Final Resolution Comment: Well integrity was documented to COGCC Staff. See Document #401145025.

Document No.: 401729881 Rule: 210.b Rule Description: Signs & Markers- Wells & Batteries Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 210.b, within 60 days after the completion of a well or the installation of a battery, Huntington Energy LLC (“Operator”) shall install a permanent sign at the wellhead. This sign shall provide, among other required information, a phone number at which the Operator can be reached at all times and a phone number for local emergency services (911 where available). During an inspection of Operator’s Fossil Federal 6-18 facility (Location ID 279485, API 05-113-06199 “Location”) on December 5, 2017 (Field Inspection Report No. 680402250), COGCC Staff observed that the signage at the Location did not include a phone number at which the Operator can be reached at all times or a phone number for local emergency services. In Field Inspection Report No. 680402250, COGCC Staff required Operator to modify the signage to include emergency contact information by January 5, 2018. During the follow up inspection on January 11, 2018 (Field Inspection Report No. 680402375), COGCC Staff observed that the signage had not been modified to include emergency contact information. On April 19, 2018, Operator emailed COGCC Staff a photo showing the Operator contact number was added to the sign, but still no number for local emergency services was posted. Operator failed to timely install a permanent sign with the required information at the Location, in violation of Rule 210.b. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: Operator shall immediately install signage at the Location that includes a phone number for local emergency services (911 if available). Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401781647 Rule: 309 Rule Description: Operator's Monthly Report of Operations Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 309., PARADOX UPSTREAM LLC ("Operator") shall report every existing oil and gas well that is not plugged and abandoned on the Operator's Monthly Report of Operations ("Form 7"), within 45 days after the end of each month. Operator shall report such well every month from the month it is spud until it has been reported for one month as abandoned. Operator is required to report each formation that is completed in a well every month from the time that it is completed until one month after abandonment. COGCC Staff had reason to believe Operator had committed one or more violations of COGCC Rules, and issued Warning Letter No. 401621134 to Operator on April 26, 2018 , requiring Operator to resolve Operator's Form 7 inadequacies by July 31, 2018 . On September 25, 2018 , COGCC Staff conducted an audit of Operator's records for the well(s) in the attached table ("Well"), and found persistent inadequacies in Operator’s Form 7 reporting. Operator failed to submit Form 7, or filed incomplete or inaccurate Form 7 information, for at least one Well for one or more months, violating Rule 309. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: In its Rule 522.d.(2) Answer, due within 28 days of the Operator’s receipt of the NOAV, Operator shall provide the following to COGCC:   - Operator shall perform an audit of its Form 7 reporting for all its wells in Colorado, and submit a summary of the number of late, missed, incomplete, and/or inaccurate Form 7 reports for each month starting twelve months prior to September 25, 2018 , through the most current month that was due as of NOAV issuance. By the Corrective Action Due Date, Operator shall submit all delinquent Form 7 reports, and shall submit revised Form 7 reports with the correct information for any months identified in Operator’s audit as incomplete or inaccurate. Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401781647 Rule: 326.b Rule Description: Shut-in Wells Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 326.b., PARADOX UPSTREAM 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. COGCC Rules do not permit placing a well back on production to fulfill, or in lieu of, the requirements to conduct an MIT. COGCC Staff had reason to believe Operator had committed one or more violations of COGCC Rules, and issued Warning Letter No. 401621134 to Operator on April 26, 2018 , requiring Operator to conduct MIT or plug and abandon delinquent wells by July 31, 2018 . On September 25, 2018 , COGCC Staff conducted an audit (“Audit”) of Operator's records for the well(s) in the attached table ("Well"). The Audit included reviewing records such as Operator's Form 7 Monthly Reports of Operations and Field Inspection Reports filed by COGCC Staff after inspecting the Well to determine the dates the Well was SI, and the COGCC database to determine whether Operator reported MIT(s) for the Well. Through this Audit, COGCC Staff determined that at least one Well in the attached table was overdue for performance of an MIT on a SI well. Operator failed to conduct timely MIT(s) for at least one SI Well, violating Rule 326.b. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: In its Rule 522.d.(2) Answer, due within 28 days of the Operator’s receipt of the NOAV, Operator shall provide the following to COGCC:   - Operator shall perform an audit of its Mechanical Integrity Testing and MIT reporting for all its wells in Colorado. Operator shall submit a detailed report to COGCC which shows the following information for each of its wells which has been in SI or TA status for at least one month starting 24 months prior to September 25, 2018 . Operator shall email a copy of this report as an unlocked (editable) spreadsheet to the COGCC Enforcement email address indicated in the Answer section below.     (1.) API and Well name     (2.) SI or TA status by month, for each month the Well was SI or TA     (3.) Date of last MIT (“n/a” if no MIT performed for that Well)     (4.) Due date of next required MIT, according to Rules 319 and 326. If the Well is delinquent on required MIT as of NOAV issuance, indicate the due date of the most recent missed MIT.     (5.) Date Operator has scheduled to resolve the delinquency (such as by MIT or plug and abandon), if applicable. (“n/a” if the Well is not delinquent; “none” if Well is delinquent, but Operator has not yet scheduled operations to resolve the delinquency)     (6.) (If TA) Whether Operator is current on the Form 4 TA Sundry submittal required by Rule 319.b.(1) & (3).  - A proposed compliance plan to resolve all delinquencies identified in Operator’s audit. The proposed compliance plan will be subject to modification by the COGCC Engineering unit. Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 2618205 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390384 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390385 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390386 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390383 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 200390387 Enforcement Action: Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401781647 Rule: 326.b Rule Description: Shut-in Wells Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 326.b., PARADOX UPSTREAM 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. COGCC Rules do not permit placing a well back on production to fulfill, or in lieu of, the requirements to conduct an MIT. COGCC Staff had reason to believe Operator had committed one or more violations of COGCC Rules, and issued Warning Letter No. 401621134 to Operator on April 26, 2018 , requiring Operator to conduct MIT or plug and abandon delinquent wells by July 31, 2018 . On September 25, 2018 , COGCC Staff conducted an audit (“Audit”) of Operator's records for the well(s) in the attached table ("Well"). The Audit included reviewing records such as Operator's Form 7 Monthly Reports of Operations and Field Inspection Reports filed by COGCC Staff after inspecting the Well to determine the dates the Well was SI, and the COGCC database to determine whether Operator reported MIT(s) for the Well. Through this Audit, COGCC Staff determined that at least one Well in the attached table was overdue for performance of an MIT on a SI well. Operator failed to conduct timely MIT(s) for at least one SI Well, violating Rule 326.b. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: In its Rule 522.d.(2) Answer, due within 28 days of the Operator’s receipt of the NOAV, Operator shall provide the following to COGCC:   - Operator shall perform an audit of its Mechanical Integrity Testing and MIT reporting for all its wells in Colorado. Operator shall submit a detailed report to COGCC which shows the following information for each of its wells which has been in SI or TA status for at least one month starting 24 months prior to September 25, 2018 . Operator shall email a copy of this report as an unlocked (editable) spreadsheet to the COGCC Enforcement email address indicated in the Answer section below.     (1.) API and Well name     (2.) SI or TA status by month, for each month the Well was SI or TA     (3.) Date of last MIT (“n/a” if no MIT performed for that Well)     (4.) Due date of next required MIT, according to Rules 319 and 326. If the Well is delinquent on required MIT as of NOAV issuance, indicate the due date of the most recent missed MIT.     (5.) Date Operator has scheduled to resolve the delinquency (such as by MIT or plug and abandon), if applicable. (“n/a” if the Well is not delinquent; “none” if Well is delinquent, but Operator has not yet scheduled operations to resolve the delinquency)     (6.) (If TA) Whether Operator is current on the Form 4 TA Sundry submittal required by Rule 319.b.(1) & (3).  - A proposed compliance plan to resolve all delinquencies identified in Operator’s audit. The proposed compliance plan will be subject to modification by the COGCC Engineering unit. Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401729881 Rule: 210.b Rule Description: Signs & Markers- Wells & Batteries Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 210.b, within 60 days after the completion of a well or the installation of a battery, Huntington Energy LLC (“Operator”) shall install a permanent sign at the wellhead. This sign shall provide, among other required information, a phone number at which the Operator can be reached at all times and a phone number for local emergency services (911 where available). During an inspection of Operator’s Fossil Federal 6-18 facility (Location ID 279485, API 05-113-06199 “Location”) on December 5, 2017 (Field Inspection Report No. 680402250), COGCC Staff observed that the signage at the Location did not include a phone number at which the Operator can be reached at all times or a phone number for local emergency services. In Field Inspection Report No. 680402250, COGCC Staff required Operator to modify the signage to include emergency contact information by January 5, 2018. During the follow up inspection on January 11, 2018 (Field Inspection Report No. 680402375), COGCC Staff observed that the signage had not been modified to include emergency contact information. On April 19, 2018, Operator emailed COGCC Staff a photo showing the Operator contact number was added to the sign, but still no number for local emergency services was posted. Operator failed to timely install a permanent sign with the required information at the Location, in violation of Rule 210.b. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: Operator shall immediately install signage at the Location that includes a phone number for local emergency services (911 if available). Final Resolution Comment:

Document No.: 401781647 Rule: 309 Rule Description: Operator's Monthly Report of Operations Alleged Violation Description: Pursuant to Rule 309., PARADOX UPSTREAM LLC ("Operator") shall report every existing oil and gas well that is not plugged and abandoned on the Operator's Monthly Report of Operations ("Form 7"), within 45 days after the end of each month. Operator shall report such well every month from the month it is spud until it has been reported for one month as abandoned. Operator is required to report each formation that is completed in a well every month from the time that it is completed until one month after abandonment. COGCC Staff had reason to believe Operator had committed one or more violations of COGCC Rules, and issued Warning Letter No. 401621134 to Operator on April 26, 2018 , requiring Operator to resolve Operator's Form 7 inadequacies by July 31, 2018 . On September 25, 2018 , COGCC Staff conducted an audit of Operator's records for the well(s) in the attached table ("Well"), and found persistent inadequacies in Operator’s Form 7 reporting. Operator failed to submit Form 7, or filed incomplete or inaccurate Form 7 information, for at least one Well for one or more months, violating Rule 309. Enforcement Action: Corrective Action Description: In its Rule 522.d.(2) Answer, due within 28 days of the Operator’s receipt of the NOAV, Operator shall provide the following to COGCC:   - Operator shall perform an audit of its Form 7 reporting for all its wells in Colorado, and submit a summary of the number of late, missed, incomplete, and/or inaccurate Form 7 reports for each month starting twelve months prior to September 25, 2018 , through the most current month that was due as of NOAV issuance. By the Corrective Action Due Date, Operator shall submit all delinquent Form 7 reports, and shall submit revised Form 7 reports with the correct information for any months identified in Operator’s audit as incomplete or inaccurate. Final Resolution Comment:

Air Quality (PM2.5 ug/m3)

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