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37-111-20286

Well Details

Well ID: 37-111-20286
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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Somerset
Municipality: Middlecreek Township
Operator Name: LPR ENERGY LLC
Well Pad ID: 146300
Farm/Lease Name: BOWERS WEST UNIT 1H
License Status: Active
Spud Date: 2010-05-28
Permit Date: 2009-09-11
Unconventional Well: Y
Configuration: Horizontal Well
Latitude: 39.941364
Longitude: -79.229581

For data sources see[1][2][3]

Production Data

Period Operator Name Gas Quantity (mcf) Gas Production Days Oil Quantity (bbl) Oil Production Days Water Quantity (bbl) Water Production Days
2009 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0
2010 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0
2011 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0
2012 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC 175,586.00 92 0.00 0 0.00 0
2013 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC 437,604.00 365 0.00 0 0.00 0
2014 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC 376,115.00 334 0.00 0 0.00 0
2015 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC 278,304.00 365 0.00 0 0.00 0
2016 LPR ENERGY LLC 152,557.21 357 0.00 0 0.00 0
2017 LPR ENERGY LLC 139,774.00 364 0.00 0 0.00 0
2018 LPR ENERGY LLC 201,803.00 361 0.00 0 0.00 0
2019 LPR ENERGY LLC 43,299.00 89 0.00 0 0.00 0

For data sources see[4]

Waste Data

Period Operator Waste Type Quantity Disposal Method Waste Facility ID
2010 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC Fracing Fluid Waste (in Barrels) 5,547.00 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0254185
2010 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 95.00 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE 301353
2010 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC Fracing Fluid Waste (in Barrels) 762.00 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0091472
2010 CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC Drilling Fluid Waste (in Barrels) 114.00 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0101508
2011 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Drilling Fluid Waste (in Barrels) 460.00 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE WMGR123SW001
2012 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Fracing Fluid Waste (in Barrels) 579.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2012 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 1,079.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2012 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 186.00 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL 34-121-23995
2013 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 8,355.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2014 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 5,681.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2014 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 65.00 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL 34-121-23995
2014 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Drill Cuttings (in Tons) 16.97 Tons LANDFILL 100585
2015 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) 3,609.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2016 CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 977.00 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING
2016 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 1,499.00 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROC FAC (GENERAL PERMIT) WMGR123SW005
2017 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 795.00 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL PAS2D561BSOM
2017 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 505.00 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY WMGR123SW010
2017 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 314.00 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY WMGR123SW005
2018 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 2,274.00 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL PAS2D561BSOM
2018 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 206.00 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY WMGR123SW005
2018 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 208.00 Bbl REUSE (AT WELL PAD)
2018 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 407.00 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY WMGR123SW010
2019 LPR ENERGY LLC Produced Fluid (in Barrels) RWC 802 628.00 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL PAS2D561BSOM

For data sources see[5]

Inspection Data

Inspections Performed

Inspection ID Inspection Category Inspection Date Inspection Type Inspection Result Inspection Comments
1889521 Primary Facility 2010-06-02 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, well was not yet drilled. Patterson UTI was arriving onsite and setting up for drilling. Site was properly signed with E&S plan available for review. Access road appeared stable with sufficient gravel. All disturbed areas were temporarily seeded and mulched. Spoke with Lou of Chief about reinforcing filter sox with stakes, it was noted farmer had previously moved the filter sox¿s, and Chief was in the process of replacing in original position. No accelerated E&S issues were noted in relation to well site or access road. Also noted that area beneath rig was being plastic lined. Also Lou noted they are utilizing frack tanks at this site, first site in area with which they are doing so (NO FRAC PIT). Freshwater impoundment was properly lined and was being mulched/seed during inspection, pit was not full yet. Anticipates that drilling would commence in 2-3 days. (NOTE: ESCGP-1 SITE)
1889979 Primary Facility 2010-06-08 Drilling/Alteration No Violations Noted Spud called on 5/27/10. Drilling started on 6/4/10. Patterson #255 contracted to drill horizontal Marcellus well. Site ID sign located along Rte 281 and entrance to access road. E&S plan present. According to WQ personnel, April Wieland, filter socks were moved by landowner to mow the field near the site pad. However, the socks were not properly re-installed and staked into position as indicated by the E&S plan. DEP called Lou Shaw from Chief about the issue. Current depth was 1746 ft. Conductor pipe was installed at depth of 72 ft. and surface pipe was set at 400 ft. with 309 sacks of cement and 15 bbl return. Permit and log present at the site. Closed loop system with the cuttings going to Apex Landfill in Ohio. 30 mil plastic located underneath rig and closed loop system. At the time of inspection, no E&S or IW issues.
1893491 Primary Facility 2010-06-18 Drilling/Alteration No Violations Noted Spud called on 5/27/10. Drilling started on 6/4/10. Patterson #255 contracted to drill horizontal Marcellus well. Site ID sign located along Rte 281 and entrance to access road. E&S plan present. Current depth was 8828 ft. Patterson starting to build the curve. Conductor pipe was installed at depth of 72 ft. and surface pipe was set at 400 ft. with 309 sacks of cement and 15 bbl return. 9 5/8¿ pipe set at 2028 ft with 658 sacks of Type 1 with 30 bbl return. Permit and log present at the site. Closed loop system with the cuttings going to Apex Landfill in Ohio. 30 mil plastic located underneath rig and closed loop system. At the time of inspection, no E&S or IW issues.
1899068 Primary Facility 2010-07-09 Routine/Complete Inspection Violation(s) Noted During inspection well site was properly signed with E&S plan and ESCGP-1 onsite. Operator reported a spill (on 7/7/10 at 1600hrs) of approx 30 gallons of oil based mud. Violations will be issued for the release of pollutant onto the grounds of the commonwealth. According to operator, pollutant material was immediately excavated off ground, placed on felt onto a plastic liner which was enclosed with a liner on top of well pad, as seen today. (See Pictures). At time of inspection, material had not yet been transported to a facility nor was it secured from weather (ie runoff). While onsite spoke with contractor rep Bob Kennell, who was awaiting a dumpster to transport materials to an approved facility. Otherwise dept recommended that a pit be dug and lined accordingly, then place materials (as is in liner) in until proper disposal can be achieved in order to prevent runoff concerns. A follow up inspection is planned to ensure pollutions were disposed of properly and disturbed areas have been properly restored.
1927860 Primary Facility 2010-11-10 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of this inspection, site signed with ES plan and ESCGP1. Chief completion foreman, indicated well was recently flared. Frac tanks present onsite. Observed that pad is covered with a plastic and felt liner. No IW issues noted. Site has been seeded/mulched with slightly less than 70% vegetative growth observed. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues observed. Observed that sediment trap contains water. Recommend that operator continue to routinely monitor all bmps. Access road stable and adequately rocked. Site is monitored by security 24hrs a days.
1953260 Primary Facility 2011-02-23 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, site ID sign, ESCGP-1, and Es plan present. Site secured with fence and gate to prevent unauthorized acts of third parties. Well drilled not yet in production. Containment felt located on pad surrounding well head. One tank located on site. No IW discharges observed. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues observed in relation to site or access road. Appears site has been seeded and mulched, some growth observed. ES controls in place and functioning. Recommend that operator continue to routinely monitor all bmps (ie sediment traps) until final permanent stabilization/restoration achieved. Access road stable and adequately rocked. Site and pad partially snow covered.
1965778 Primary Facility 2011-04-14 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, site Id sign, ES plan, and ESCGP-1 onsite. Access road stable. Site is protected from third party access with fencing and locked gate. Well has been drilled not yet in production. Observed large sand pile on pad, recommend operator remove in order to prevent a possible pollution event. Also observed large quantity of PVC pipe located on site possibly for later use during fracing operations. Bmp¿s installed and functioning according to plan, operator should continue to monitor/maintain all temporary bmp¿s until final permanent site restoration is achieved¿including sediment traps (basins). No accelerated ES or IW issues observed. Previously disturbed areas surrounding well site have been seeded/mulched with observed growth.
1986072 Primary Facility 2011-06-14 Administrative/File Review No Violations Noted review of inactive status. approved
2004315 Primary Facility 2011-09-13 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted During this inspection, Chevron Regulatory Compliance Personnel and WQS Marc Maestra present. Well ID sign, ES plan w/ PPC plan, and ESCGP-1 onsite. Well tag present. Site gated and locked. Well drilled not yet in production¿pipeline project underway adjacent to well site, well recently granted inactive status. Previously disturbed areas seeded/mulched and >70% vegetative growth observed. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues observed. Although noted a large soil and sand pile located on the upper left hand side of well pad (when facing well from access road entrance) that department recommends operator remove in order to prevent a possible pollution event. Two brine tanks located onsite¿located in a lined containment unit. Appears rainwater has begun to accumulate in containment unit due recent heavy rains; department is recommending operator properly dispose of water from unit. No violations noted during this inspection.
2009462 Primary Facility 2011-10-05 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted well was not in production. pipeline has been installed to the pad. no site issues.
2044428 Primary Facility 2012-02-22 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of this inspection, site Id sign, ESCGP-1, ES and PPC plan present. Site gated, currently unlocked. No security present. Well drilled and equipped for production, currently in regulatory inactive status. Production equipment located within metal containment dike. Operator shall continue to closely monitor and properly dispose of collected water located within dike. Pad adequately rocked. Previously disturbed areas surrounding the site have been seeded/mulched with adequate growth. Temporary bmp's removed. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted. Shared access road stable, again no accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted. As noted to Chevron reps in an early inspection, large soil and sand pile located at north eastern corner still exists has not yet been removed. In order to prevent a possible pollution event again department recommends operator properly dispose of piles. No violations noted during this inspection
2067348 Primary Facility 2012-05-04 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, no E&S issues were present at the site. Gas well was not in production
2071735 Primary Facility 2012-05-30 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted No issues noted with this inspection.
2082697 Primary Facility 2012-07-12 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Routine inspection no issues noted.
2094675 Primary Facility 2012-08-06 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, gas well was in production and no E&S issues were present.
2164051 Primary Facility 2013-05-06 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Conducted a routine inspection. No issues of the site were noted.
2168448 Primary Facility 2013-05-22 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted routine inspection with Curtis Small with Chevron. No isues noted.
2171279 Primary Facility 2013-06-03 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Met with Brian Rankin with Chevron at this site. Inspectied the well pad and impoundment. No issues were noted. Brian state that the impoundment will be reclaimed.
2182342 Primary Facility 2013-07-10 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Chevron was putting up a chain link fence around the flow back impoundment. No other issues noted.
2183477 Primary Facility 2013-07-15 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Inspected the site and met with Grant Johnpeer with Chevron and inspected the site. Chevron hired a contractor to install a chain link fence around there impoundment. The contractor has the poles installed
2206740 Primary Facility 2013-09-24 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Inspected the site on 9/24/13. Late Summer dry conditions were present.
2212560 Primary Facility 2013-10-15 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Inspected the site on 10/15/13. Early Fall dry conditions existed the day of the inspection..
2297818 Primary Facility 2014-08-20 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, gas well was in production and no E&S issues were present.
2310802 Primary Facility 2014-10-01 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well appeared to be equipped for production. Brine tanks located onsite and they appeared to be in sound condition. There was no observed accelerated erosion or sedimentation in relation to the site or access road.
2323959 Primary Facility 2014-11-24 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, gas well was in production and no E&S issues were present.
2382922 Primary Facility 2015-06-15 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted no issues. system running
2451794 Primary Facility 2016-02-17 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted no issues. system runnign
2486277 Primary Facility 2016-05-19 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted system running. no issues
2532166 Primary Facility 2016-10-05 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted system running. no issues
2560995 Primary Facility 2017-02-07 Routine/Complete Inspection In Compliance with Policy Single well Marcellus site.

Site ID sign, well permit, ERP, PPC plan, E&S plan on site. At time of inspection no E&S issues observed on shared access road. Well pad gated. Well pad rocked, no E&S issues observed. Well appears to be in production. Well head protected by cement barriers. Well tag present and legible. Two brine tanks located in secondary containment. Brine tanks appear structurally sound. Three unmarked barrels (approx. 42 gal each) are located on well pad near brine tanks. These barrels are not in secondary containment. Department contacted Operator Rep Matt Gary by phone from site. Department requested follow up call from Operator as to the contents of the 3 unmarked barrels.

Violations may be issued pending Operator response.

UPDATE 2-13-17: Department contacted Operator Rep Clayton Hill by phone to inquire about contents of unmarked barrels. Mr. Hill stated 2 of the barrels contained spill kits and one was empty. Inspection Result being updated to ICP; Operator appears to be In Complia

2594460 Primary Facility 2017-04-25 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted system running. no issues
2605023 Primary Facility 2017-06-15 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted system running. no issues
2626033 Primary Facility 2017-08-16 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted well was in production. no issues at the site.
2655825 Primary Facility 2017-11-02 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well in production. No issues at the site.
2672171 Primary Facility 2017-12-18 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well appears to be in production. Well pad surrounded by security fence.
2672205 Primary Facility 2017-12-18 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted System running. No issues. Well tag present
2683522 Primary Facility 2018-01-18 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted System running no issues. Well tag present. Emergency contact sign present.
2700669 Primary Facility 2018-03-05 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well tag present and emergency contact information present. No issues at the site
2710654 Primary Facility 2018-03-26 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well tag and emergency contact number present at the site. No issues at the site
2719542 Primary Facility 2018-04-18 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well appears equipped for production. Well pad surrounded by security fence. Well head surrounded by cement barriers.
2728418 Primary Facility 2018-05-09 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well was in production. Well tag and emergency contact present. No issues at the site
2827780 Primary Facility 2019-01-16 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted Well is in production. No issues at the site
2853792 Primary Facility 2019-03-14 Routine/Complete Inspection No Violations Noted System running. Well in production. Production reports submitted to state.

Violations Commited

Inspection ID Violation ID Violation Date Date Resolved Violation Code Violation Type Violation Comments
1899068 591421 07/09/2010 2010-07-09 78.56(1) - Pit and tanks not constructed with sufficient capacity to contain pollutional substances. Administrative
1899068 591422 07/09/2010 2010-07-09 91.34A - Failure to take all necessary measures to prevent spill. Inadequate diking, potential pollution Environmental Health & Safety

Penalties Applied

Violation ID Penalty ID Penalty Code Penalty Status Penalty Date Enforcement Date Penalty Amount Amount Collected
591421 260344 NOV - Notice of Violation Comply/Closed 2010-07-19
591422 260344 NOV - Notice of Violation Comply/Closed 2010-07-19

For data sources see[6]

References