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Skytruth Alert: PA Permit Violation Issued to Inflection Energy (Pa) Llc in Gamble Twp, Lycoming County 2017-03-13

Report Details
Operator Inflection Energy (Pa) Llc
Violation Type Environmental Health & Safety
Violation Date 2017-03-13
Violation Code 78a91(a) - PLUGGING - GENERAL PROVISIONS - Upon abandoning a well, the owner or operator failed to plug the well to stop the vertical flow of fluids or gas within the well bore under § 3221 of the 2012 Oil & Gas Act, 25 Pa. Code §§ 78a.92—78a.98 or an approved alternate method.
Violation ID 780482
Permit API 081-21282
Unconventional Y
County Lycoming
Municipality Gamble Twp
Inspection Type Administrative/File Review
Inspection Date 2017-03-13
Comments Administrative Inspection Record created for the purpose of entering Enforcement Record for failure to plug an abandoned well. The Stunner Smith 6H well was spud August 21, 2013 and was drilled to a depth necessary to set conductor casing under the authorization of well permit number 081-21282. The well permit for 081-21282 expired August 8, 2014. The well remains a conductor and has had no drilling activity since 2013. The well is therefore abandoned and Inflection has failed to plug an abandoned well.

Violation(s)
ID: 780482 Date: 2017-03-13 Type: Environmental Health & Safety
78a91(a) - PLUGGING - GENERAL PROVISIONS - Upon abandoning a well, the owner or operator failed to plug the well to stop the vertical flow of fluids or gas within the well bore under § 3221 of the 2012 Oil & Gas Act, 25 Pa. Code §§ 78a.92—78a.98 or an approved alternate method. The Stunner Smith 6H well was spud August 21, 2013 and was drilled to a depth necessary to set conductor casing under the authorization of well permit number 081-21282. The well permit for 081-21282 expired August 8, 2014. The well remains a conductor and has had no drilling activity since 2013. The well is therefore abandoned and Inflection has failed to plug an abandoned well.
Enforcement Action(s)
IDCode
351608NOV - Notice of Violation
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ID:0c5c5074-5221-3ed4-8a20-143ebc4c19f9
Source:http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/oil_and_gas_compliance_report/20299
Date:2017-03-13 00:00:00
Location:41.346619 -76.958327
Tags:PADEP, frack, violation, drilling