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Skytruth Alert: PA Permit Violation Issued to Inflection Energy (Pa) Llc in Upper Fairfield 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 780468
Permit API 081-21466
Unconventional Y
County Lycoming
Municipality Upper Fairfield 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 Hamilton 5 well was spud July 1, 2014 under the authorization of well permit number 081-21466. The well permit for 081-21466 expired June 13, 2015. The well record for the Well indicates it was drilled to 776 feet (Total Measured Depth) on October 27, 2014. The well remains top-holed and has had no drilling activity since 2014. The well is therefore abandoned and Inflection has failed to plug an abandoned well.

Violation(s)
ID: 780468 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 Hamilton 5 well was spud July 1, 2014 under the authorization of well permit number 081-21466. The well permit for 081-21466 expired June 13, 2015. The well record for the Well indicates it was drilled to 776 feet (Total Measured Depth) on October 27, 2014. The well remains top-holed and has had no drilling activity since 2014. The well is therefore abandoned and Inflection has failed to plug an abandoned well.
Enforcement Action(s)
IDCode
351604NOV - Notice of Violation
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ID:ee0b1058-562f-3a5c-8bc4-dcc8a583b5f2
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:41.29923 -76.834869
Tags:PADEP, frack, violation, drilling