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37-111-20286

Well Details

Well ID: 37-111-20286
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County: Somerset
Municipality: Middlecreek Township
Operator Name: CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC
Well Pad ID: 146300
Farm/Lease Name: BOWERS WEST UNIT 1H
First Permit Date: 2009-09-11
Last Permit Date: 2009-09-11
Spud Date: 2010-05-28
Unconventional: Yes
Configuration: Horizontal
Well Status: ACTIVE
Violations: 2
Latitude: 39.941363
Longitude: -79.22958

Production Data

PERIOD GAS QUANTITY GAS PRODUCTION DAYS CONDENSATE QUANTITY CONDENSATE PRODUCTION DAYS OIL QUANTITY OIL PRODUCTION DAYS
2010-3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009-0 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
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
2011-2 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 175586.0 92.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013-1 245478.0 181.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013-2 192126.0 184.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014-1 188187.0 181.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014-2 187928.0 153.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-02 12224.0 28.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-01 27385.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015-03 29737.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16-Jan 19118.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15-Aug 23588.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15DECU 21025.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15JULU 24301.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15MAYU 25830.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15OCTU 15756.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15OCTU 15756.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15SEPU 22755.0 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16APRU 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16APRU 13224.58 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16FEBU 21834.0 29.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16MARU 21067.0 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
1889521 2010-06-02 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 2010-06-08 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 2010-06-18 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 2010-07-09 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. 591421 78.56(1) - Pit and tanks not constructed with sufficient capacity to contain pollutional substances.
1899068 2010-07-09 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. 591422 91.34A - Failure to take all necessary measures to prevent spill. Inadequate diking, potential pollution
1927860 2010-11-10 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.
2004315 2011-09-13 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 2011-10-05 No Violations Noted well was not in production. pipeline has been installed to the pad. no site issues.
1953260 2011-02-23 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 2011-04-14 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 2011-06-14 No Violations Noted review of inactive status. approved
2044428 2012-02-22 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 2012-05-04 No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, no E&S issues were present at the site. Gas well was not in production
2071735 2012-05-30 No Violations Noted No issues noted with this inspection.
2082697 2012-07-12 No Violations Noted Routine inspection no issues noted.
2094675 2012-08-06 No Violations Noted At the time of inspection, gas well was in production and no E&S issues were present.
2164051 2013-05-06 No Violations Noted Conducted a routine inspection. No issues of the site were noted.
2168448 2013-05-22 No Violations Noted routine inspection with Curtis Small with Chevron. No isues noted.
2171279 2013-06-03 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 2013-07-10 No Violations Noted Chevron was putting up a chain link fence around the flow back impoundment. No other issues noted.
2183477 2013-07-15 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 2013-09-24 No Violations Noted Inspected the site on 9/24/13. Late Summer dry conditions were present.

The site has one producing Marcellus well.

This well pad is restored. The site is well vegetated. No E&S issues were observed.

The road going into the site was well graveled. No dirt was being drug out onto SR 258.

The well pad was graveled. A few small muddy spots were observed on the well pad..

No spills were noted on the well pad.

The one impoundment was fenced in. The Impoundment had greater than 2 feet of freeboard.

There was not any activity the day of the inspection.

No spills were noted on the well pad

2212560 2013-10-15 No Violations Noted Inspected the site on 10/15/13. Early Fall dry conditions existed the day of the inspection..

The site has one producing Marcellus well.

The site has one impoundment. The impoundment was fenced in. The entrance road to the impoundment was well graveled. No muddy or bare spots were noted on the entrance road. The Impoundment had greater than 2 feet of freeboard.

A Blue plastic drum was noted on the South East corner of the impoundment. This was near the location of the removed guard post. Please determine the contents of the drum, mark the drum and make arrangements to properly dispose of it.

There was not any activity the day of the inspection.

2310802 2014-10-01 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 2014-11-24 No Violations Noted At the time of inspection

For data sources see[2]

Waste Data

PERIOD TYPE QUANTITY UNITS DISPOSAL METHOD WASTE FACILITY PERMIT ID WASTE FACILITY NAME FACILITY CITY FACILITY STATE
2010-2 DRILLING FLUID WASTE 114.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0101508 FLUID RECOVERY SERVICE FRANKLIN FACILITY FRANKLIN PA
2010-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 5.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0254185 RESERVED ENV SVC WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY MOUNT PLEASANT PA
2010-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 762.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PA0091472 TUNNELTON LIQUIDS TREATMENT FACILITY SALTSBURG PA
2010-2 PRODUCED FLUID 95.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE PAR000519462 ADVANCED WASTE SERVICES OF PA LLC NEW CASTLE PA
2011-2 DRILLING FLUID WASTE 460.0 Bbl CENTRALIZED TREATMENT PLANT FOR RECYCLE WMGR123SW001 RONCO WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MASONTOWN PA
2012-2 FRACING FLUID WASTE 579.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2012-2 PRODUCED FLUID 1.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2012-2 PRODUCED FLUID 186.0 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL 34-121-23995 WARREN DRILLING CO #1 (SWIW #6) DEXTER CITY OH
2013-1 PRODUCED FLUID 4.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE FOR DRILLING OR PLUGGING
2013-2 PRODUCED FLUID 4.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2014-1 PRODUCED FLUID 3.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2014-2 DRILL CUTTINGS 16.97 Tons LANDFILL 100585 NORTHWEST SANITARY LANDFILL WEST SUNBURY PA
2014-2 PRODUCED FLUID 2.0 Bbl REUSE OTHER THAN ROAD SPREADING REUSE WITHOUT PROCESSING AT A PERMITTED FACILITY
2014-2 PRODUCED FLUID 65.0 Bbl INJECTION DISPOSAL WELL 34-121-23995 WARREN DRILLING CO #1 (SWIW #6) DEXTER CITY OH
16APRU PRODUCED FLUID (IN BARRELS) RWC 802 205.0 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROC FAC (GENERAL PERMIT) WMGR123SW005 RESERVED ENV SVC HEMPFIELD TWP RESIDUAL WASTE OPER MOUNT PLEASANT PA
16MAYU PRODUCED FLUID (IN BARRELS) RWC 802 210.0 Bbl RESIDUAL WASTE PROC FAC (GENERAL PERMIT) WMGR123SW005 RESERVED ENV SVC HEMPFIELD TWP RESIDUAL WASTE OPER MOUNT PLEASANT PA

For data sources see[3]

References