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37-063-37021

Well Details

Well ID: 37-063-37021
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County: Indiana
Municipality: Green Township
Operator Name: CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC
Well Pad ID: 147890
Farm/Lease Name: BUTERBAUGH 10H
First Permit Date: 2011-01-10
Last Permit Date: 2011-01-10
Spud Date: 2011-09-28
Unconventional: Yes
Configuration: Horizontal
Well Status: ACTIVE
Violations: 0
Latitude: 40.694525
Longitude: -78.915102

Production Data

PERIOD GAS QUANTITY GAS PRODUCTION DAYS CONDENSATE QUANTITY CONDENSATE PRODUCTION DAYS OIL QUANTITY OIL PRODUCTION DAYS
2010-2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010-2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011-1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011-1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011-2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011-2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012-1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012-2 26624.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013-1 129417.0 181.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013-2 80594.0 184.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014-1 71379.0 181.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014-2 67572.0 153.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-02 8034.0 28.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-01 8995.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-03 9042.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16-Jan 7728.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15-Aug 8001.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15DECU 7643.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15JULU 8040.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15MAYU 8362.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15OCTU 8102.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15OCTU 8102.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15SEPU 7665.0 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16APRU 7251.0 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16FEBU 7086.0 29.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16MARU 7741.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

For data sources see[1]

Inspection Data

INSPECTION ID DATE DESCRIPTION COMMENT VIOLATION ID VIOLATION CODE VIOLATION COMMENT
2007143 2011-09-29 No Violations Noted
2010697 2011-10-05 No Violations Noted During This inspection, well sign, Es plan, and PPC plan present. Rep Dan Hamlett onsite. Recommend operator place ESCGP-1 in box with ES plan, as unable to locate at time of inspection. It is also recommended that ES plan, ESCGP-1, and site id signs be updated accordingly. Access road stable and adequately rocked. Pioneer drilling Rig 60 onsite rigging up, not yet drilling. Pad beneath rig lined with secondary containment, as well as all areas containing onsite liquids. One lined pit located onsite containing rainwater, adequate freeboard although dept recommends emptying prior to drilling. Bmp﾿s installed and functioning according to plan; no accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted. No violations noted during this inspections.
2011036 2011-10-14 No Violations Noted
2012932 2011-10-20 No Violations Noted
2020932 2011-11-18 No Violations Noted Site visit was follow-up to 11-9-11 incident inspection to mud based oil spill.

Rig had been moved to second hole on pad. Secondary containment had been fixed and reinstalled. Site was frozen and muddy, but did not appear to have any residual mud left on the pad. Site will be revisited when rig is removed to insure no residual oil is left on the pad. BMPs were in place and working properly. No E&S issues. Site inspection was conducted with Jesse Olson (PA DEP Inspector). Pat Patterson was company man on-site.

2023888 2011-11-22 No Violations Noted
2025583 2011-12-09 No Violations Noted
2027677 2011-12-15 No Violations Noted
2034315 2012-01-11 No Violations Noted During this inspection, Site Id sign located at access road entrance. ES plan, PPC and ESCGP-1 located onsite. Pioneer Rig 60 onsite actively drilling 9H , 8H previously drilled and top hole drilled on 10H. Pad lined with secondary containment, which appears structurally sound. Temporary bmp's installed/functioning as per ES plan. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issue noted. Access road stable. Site gated and protected by security guard. No violations noted during this inspection. Although as noted previously, once containment is removed a follow up inspection will be conducted to evaluate what/if any residual impact resulted from 11-18-11 release. Operator shall continue to closely monitor and maintain all bmp's until final permanent site restoration is achieved.

Accompanied by OGI Rick Hoover.

2037068 2012-01-24 No Violations Noted During this inspection, Site Id sign located at access road entrance. ES plan, PPC and ESCGP-1 located onsite. Pioneer Rig 60 onsite actively drilling 9H (Inspt ID#2037025), 8H previously drilled and top hole drilled on 10H.

Spoke with comanpy man Brandon whom stated rig will be skidding to 10H relatively soon, as drilling on 9H is near TD.

Pad lined with secondary containment.

Temporary bmp's installed/functioning as per ES plan. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issue noted, although deparment observed areas of ponding ponding water on well pad. As a result department is reccommending operator closely monitor and maintain areas and add additional rock as needed in order to prevent a possible pollution or erosion event.

Access road stable. Site gated and protected by security guard.

No violations noted during this inspection.

Operator shall continue to closely monitor and maintain all bmp's until final permanent site restoration is achieved.

2045579 2012-02-23 No Violations Noted Inspection result of follow up to Incident reported on this multi-well pad. Reported incident notification follow up response addressed in INSPT ID #2045561 for API 37-063-37020.

At the time of this inspection, well sign, ES plan, ESCGP-1, and PPC plan present. Security guard onsite. Access road stable. Well tags present at well head. Well(s) drilled, not yet equipped for production. Secondary containment has been removed from pad. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted on well pad or access road. One drill pit located onsite with adequate freeboard, cuttings and liquid fraction present in pit. Operator plans to re-rock well pad and removed drill pit upon completion of frac operations. Although previously disturbed areas have been seed/mulch with observed growth operator shall continue to montior and maintian all bmp's until final permanent restoration achieved. No violations noted during this inspection.

2045631 2012-02-23 No Violations Noted Site visit was follow-up to 11-9-11 incident.

Curtis Small (Chevron) was on site. Rig was moved off site. Liner was removed. No residual mud or other materials were visible at or around the well head. No environmental impact was discernable at the location of the mud spill. No violations were noted at this time. GPS coordinates of spill location: N 40 41 40.7 W 078 54 54.6

2069245 2012-05-03 No Violations Noted Inspection result of follow up to incident that occurred on 4/18/12 on Buterbaugh 8H (Inspection ID #2061749), reported release of 3-5 bbl of freshwater/friction reducer (residual only) combination onto and outside of containment. (Follow up inspection ID #2069240)

Site ID Sign Present, Permit(s), ES plan, ESCGP-1, and PPC Plan Present.

Security onsite. Well gated. One below grade drill pit located onsite with adequate freeboard. Secondary containment placed below well heads, two onsite tanks, and roll off box. Recommend operator remove piece secondary containment located on pad near onsite tanks. Minor ponding of water located on site due to recent heavy rains. Bmp's installed and appear to be functioning no accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted. Previously disturbed areas have been seeded mulched with observed growth. Site not yet permanently restored.

No violations noted during this inspection.

2087299 2012-07-19 No Violations Noted At the time of this inspection, Well Id sign, ES plan, ESCGP-1, PPC plan present.

Site monitored by security guards. Multi WEll pad, Three wells drilled not yet in prodcution. All labeling present on well heads. Access road entrace paved. Well site stabilized with adequate rock. One uncovered dunmpster onsite. Two frac tanks located onsite within secondary containment, lines leading to lined below grade pit. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted at the time of this inspection. Reminder that operator has 9 months from completion of last well, on multi well pad, to restore unless other approval is demeed from the Department as per current regulations. No violations noted at the time of this inspection.

2100858 2012-09-13 No Violations Noted At the time of this inspection, Well Id sign, ES plan, ESCGP-1, PPC plan present. Total Depth 12/20/11.

Site monitored by security guards. Multi Well pad, Three wells drilled not yet in production. All labeling present on well heads. Access road entrance paved. Well site stabilized with adequate rock and vegetative mats installed in drainage ditches. Previously disturbed areas adequately vegetated and temporarily stabilized. Rig onsite drilling out plugs. Operator plans to flow back into tanks and/or pit. Currently pit is structurally sound, but is approaching freeboard. Operator agreed to pump out pit contents prior to beginning flow back operations. Secondary containment placed underneath rig appears. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted at the time of this inspection. Reminder that operator has 9 months from completion of drilling of last well (9H) 1/26/12, on multi well pad to restore unless other approval is deemed from the Department as per current regulations. No violations noted at the time of this inspection.

2109193 2012-10-15 No Violations Noted nspection result of request for restoration extension. Department received a request for restoration extension on October 4, 2012 (see attached) via email. As per regulation the current (9 month) restoration Deadline is October 26, 2012, based on completion of drilling of last well, on multi well pad, of 1/26/12. At the time of today's inspection, site ID sign, ES plan, ESCGP-1, permit, and PPC plan located onsite. Site monitored by 24-hr security. Wells drilled not yet in production. Site has been temporally stabilized with bmp's and/or rock. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation concerns noted. One below grade lined drill pit onsite. During this inspection Waste Management (independent contractor) and Chevron personnel were actively removing contents (liquid and cuttings) from pit via vac truck. Liner appears structurally sound and freeboard level maintained. No industrial waste concerns were noted at the time of this inspection. It appears that water and liner have been removed from freshwater impoundment. No viols. Restr ext granted
2139085 2013-02-06 No Violations Noted Inspection result of release of hydraulic fluid as noted on Inspection ID # 2137909 for Buterbaugh 9H.

At the time of this inspection multi-well pad, site id sign, ES plan, ESCGP-1, and well tags present. Site gated and monitored by 24hr security. Penn Mechanical actively restoring drill pit. Site temporarily stabilized, department previously granted restoration extension until April 26, 2014. Pad adequately rocked. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues noted at the time of this inspection, although site is snow covered

2171115 2013-05-30 No Violations Noted
2195098 2013-07-24 No Violations Noted Multi-well pad. Marcellus. Site ID sign present, in compliance with Act 9 standards.

At time of inspection, 10H drilled and equipped for production; 8H, 9H also drilled and equipped for production. According to records, date of TD for 10H was 12/20/2011. Well tag present, legible. Well-tender in process of soaping wells.

Three brine tanks on-site, all sound. Located within lined, steel containment unit, appears stable. Water accumulation noted; Department recommends Operator empty unit as per current regulations.

Contractors actively performing reclamation work at this time. Department previously granted restoration extension until April 26, 2014.

Access road in good condition. Site temporarily stabilized. Pad adequately rocked. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues observed in relation to well site or access road.

Dept WQS Mark Millward and Chevron reps Jason, Matt, and Brian all on-site during inspection.

2207197 2013-08-27 No Violations Noted Multi-well pad. Marcellus.Site ID sign present, in compliance with Act 9 standards.Chevron representative Curtis Small on-site.At time of inspection, 10H drilled, but not producing. 8H, 9H also drilled, but not producing.Opr rep currently putting in line to prep wells for production.According to records, date of TD for 10H was 12/20/2011.Well tag present, legible.

Three brine tanks on-site, all sound.Located within lined, steel containment unit, appears stable.Dept previously granted restoration extension until April 26, 2014.Site has been re-graded, seeded, and mulched with minimal growth observed. Site temporarily stabilized.Pad adequately rocked. Access road in good condition. No accelerated erosion or sedimentation issues observed in relation to well site or access road.Pad size minimized due to production equipment placement and on-site conditions.Upon adequate vegetative growth, sed trap and ditches will be filled in.Department recommends Operator continue to monitor and maintain well site to ensure final restoration is achieved.

2227715 2013-12-05 No Violations Noted Legibility of well tag compromised.Appears work recently performed on wellheads/prod equipment due to earth disturbance surrounding these areas.TD date for 10H was 12/20/2011.Three brine tanks on-site, all sound.Located w/in lined, steel containment unit with accumulation/ice observed.Dept recommends Opr properly empty and dispose of accum as per current regs.Dept previously granted restoration extension until 4/26/14.Site temp stabilized with mod veg growth observed. AR stable.Dept rec'ds Opr continue to monitor/maintain well site to ensure final restoration is achieved.At 0915, contacted Chevron rep C. Small via phone to discuss recent earth disturbance activities referenced above and well tag concerns.Mr. Small stated that lines were buried last week in order to vent annuli to prod tanks as annuli previously vented to temporary tanks. Dept rec'd area of earth disturbance is re-rocked to ensure stabilization is maintained.Mr. Small also stated new well tags will be installed immediately.

Additional comments on paper copy.

2241814 2014-02-03 No Violations Noted Multi-well pad. Marcellus. Site ID sign present, in compliance with Act 9 standards. E&S/PCSM plan, PPC plan, ERP at access road entrance. Gated.

At time of inspection, 10H drilled, equipped for production. 8H, 9H also drilled, equipped for production. Well tag(s) present, legible.

TD date for 10H was 12/20/2011. Three brine tanks on-site, all sound. Located within lined, steel containment unit with accumulation/ice observed. Department recommends Operator properly empty and dispose of accumulation as per current regulations.

Department previously granted restoration extension until April 26, 2014. Due to snow-cover, unable to adequately inspect well site and access road for any erosion and sedimentation concerns.

As per previous conversation with Operator representative Curtis Small, once weather permits, current plan is to re-rock well site to ensure stabilization is maintained in response to recent earth disturbance activities conducted around wellheads/production equipment (record 2227715).

2314428 2014-10-17 No Violations Noted Multi-well pad. Marcellus. Site ID sign present
2331468 2014-12-22 No Violations Noted Multi-well pad. Marcellus. Site ID sign present

For data sources see[2]

Waste Data

PERIOD TYPE QUANTITY UNITS DISPOSAL METHOD WASTE FACILITY PERMIT ID WASTE FACILITY NAME FACILITY CITY FACILITY STATE
2011-2 DRILLING FLUID WASTE 220.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2012-1 DRILLING FLUID WASTE 3.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE WMGR123SW001 RONCO WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MASONTOWN PA
2012-1 FRACING FLUID WASTE 220.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2012-2 DRILL CUTTINGS 1.26 Tons LANDFILL 100419 ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICE CHESTNUT VALLEY LANDFILL MCCLELLANDTOWN PA
2012-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 5.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2012-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 3.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE WMGR123SW001 RONCO WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MASONTOWN PA
2013-1 FLOWBACK FRACTURING SAND 26.85 Tons LANDFILL 073 114 654 US ECOLOGY IDAHO, INC. GRAND VIEW ID
2013-1 FRACING FLUID WASTE 6.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2013-1 PRODUCED FLUID 3.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2013-2 DRILLING FLUID WASTE 120.0 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROC FAC (GENERAL PERMIT) WMGR123SW001 RONCO WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MASONTOWN PA
2013-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 1.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2013-2 PRODUCED FLUID 2.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2014-1 PRODUCED FLUID 1.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2014-2 PRODUCED FLUID 901.67 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY

For data sources see[3]

References