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Applications, Permits, Notifications

Applications, Draft Permits, Public Notices and Notifications

 

 HOW TO:

 File for Hydrostatic Test Dewatering (4/21/2021):

The purpose of the Hydrostatic Test Dewatering document is to provide a guide for filing proper notification and preparing plans when operators intend to discharge wastewater generated from hydrostatic testing of pipelines of transmission of oil and gas.  The document is available for download here.

Addressing a release to the vadose zone at a Part 36 landfarm pursuant to Part 29 (4/21/2021): 

 The document is available for download here.

Recycling Facilities:

19.15.34 NMAC applies to the transportation, disposal, recycling, reuse or the direct surface or subsurface disposition by use of water produced or used in connection with the development or production of oil or gas or both; in road construction or maintenance, or other construction; in the generation of electricity or in other industrial processes. 19.15.34 NMAC also applies to the transportation of drilling fluids and liquid oil field waste.

Permit or Registration for Recycling and Re-use of Produced Water, Drilling Fluids and Liquid Oil Field Waste including Recycling Containment (C-147L). The C-147 long form document can be downloaded here

Permit or Registration for Recycling and Re-use of Produced Water, Drilling Fluids and Liquid Oil Field Waste (C-147S).  The C-147 short form is here.

19.15.34.9.C. The operator of a recycling facility shall keep accurate records and shall report monthly to the division the total volume of water received for recycling, with the amount of fresh water received listed separately, and the total volume of water leaving the facility for disposition by use on form C-148.

 

 

 

 

 

Public Notices and Notifications

 

Discharge Permit Renewal (UICI-11) Western Refining Southwest LLC (04/26/2021):  

The New Mexico Oil Conservation Division, Engineering Bureau is reviewing the renewal application for a disposal well. The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class I (Non-hazardous) Disposal Well “Waste Disposal Well  No. 2- WDW-2” Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class I (non-hazardous) Disposal Well (API No. 30-045-35747) is located 2028 FNL and 111 FEL, Unit Letter “H”, Section 27, Township 29 North, Range 11 West, (Lat. 36.69861, Long. -107.97035), NMPM, San Juan County, New Mexico. WDW-2 is located approximately 415 ft. N of the intersection of Sullivan Rd. and Wooten Rd. or approximately 1 mile E-NE of the intersection of Hwy 550 and Sullivan Rd.

Administratively Complete (4/26/2021)

Description (4/26/2021)

Application (3/21/2021)

Draft Discharge Permit (4/26/2021)

Public Notice (Estimated OCD date: Sunday 5/2/2021)

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM2-026), Hilcorp Energy Company (11/25/20):

Application for a New Centralized Surface Waste Management Facility, Tank Hill Landfarm, is proposed approximately 12.7 miles northeast of Aztec, New Mexico in Section 5 of Township 31 North, Range 9 West NMPM, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Hilcorp Energy Tank Hill Landfarm Surface Waste Management Facility Notice (12/10/2020):

New Discharge Permit Marathon Petroleum Company LP (GW-40) Former Giant Bloomfield Refinery (6/22/2020)

Western Refining Southwest, Inc.: Abatement of Groundwater and Vadose Zone Contamination under Water Quality Control Commission- WQCC 20.6.2.3114 NMAC Discharge Permit Application.

The former Giant Bloomfield Refinery (GBR) Facility is located in the NW/4 of Section 27, and SW/4 of Section 22, Township 29 North, Range 12 West, NMPM, San Juan County, New Mexico. The facility may be found driving toward the northeast corner of United States Highway 64 and County Road 3500, approximately five miles west of Bloomfield, New Mexico.

Administratively Complete (6/19/2020)

Description (6/22/2020)

Application (5/13/2020)

Application Addendum (7/16/2020)

Discharge Permit (7/12/2020)

Permit Issued (1/6/2021)

Public Notice (Estimated OCD date: Sunday (7/12/2020)

OCD Response to Public Comments (1/6/2021)

Discharge Permit Renewal (BW-2) Basic Energy Services, L.P. (06/10/2020):  

The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class III Solution Mining Well “Eunice Brine Well No. 1” (API# 30-025-26884) is located at UL: O, Section 34, Township 21 South, Range 37 East, Latitude: N 32.42983º Longitude: W -103. 15015°, NMPM, Lea County. The brine well may be found driving approximately 3/4 mile east on Texas Street and 1/2 mile south on Fourth Street from the Town of Eunice, New Mexico.

Administratively Complete (6/9/2020)

Description (6/10/2020)

Application (5/19/2020)

Discharge Permit (6/21/2020)

Public Notice (Estimated OCD date: Sunday 6/21/2020)

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM1-005), Basin Disposal Inc. (11/12/19):

Renewal Application for an Existing Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility, Basin Disposal Surface Waste Management Facility, is proposed approximately 3 miles north of Bloomfield, New Mexico in Section 3 of Township 29 North, Range 11 West NMPM, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Basin Disposal Inc. Surface Waste Management Facility Notice

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM1-066), NGL Waste Services LLC (06/28/19):

Application for a New Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility, North Ranch Surface Waste Management Facility, is proposed approximately 16.25 miles west-northwest of Jal, New Mexico in Sections 9 and 10 of Township 25 South, Range 34 East NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico.

NGL Waste Services LLC North Ranch Surface Waste Management Facility Notice

NGL North Ranch Tentative Decision

NM 1-066 NGL North Ranch Tentative Decision 2020-10-30

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM1-067), NGL Waste Services LLC (06/28/19):

Application for a New Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility, South Ranch Surface Waste Management Facility, is proposed approximately 8.25 miles southwest of Jal, New Mexico in Section 27 of Township 26 South, Range 36 East NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico.

NGL Waste Services LLC South Ranch Surface Waste Management Facility Notice

NM 1-067 NGL South Ranch Tentative Decision 2020-10-30

Surface Waste Management Facility Permit (NM1-64), Milestone Environmental Services, LLC (6/25/19):

Application for a New Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility to be situated approximately 14 miles West of Jal, New Mexico adjacent to State Road 128 in Unit Letter H of Section 25, Township 24 South, Range 34 East in Lea County.

Milestone Surface Waste Management Facility Notice

Milestone Tentative Decision

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM1-035), Lea Land LLC (07/30/19):

Application for a Major Modification of an Existing Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility, Lea Land Landfill, is located approximately 27 miles west-northeast of Carlsbad, New Mexico in Section 32 of Township 20 South, Range 32 East NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico.

Lea Land LLC Landfill Major Modification Notice

Lea Land Tentative Decision

Surface Waste Management Facilities Permit (NM1-065), Envirotech Inc. (06/28/19):

Application for a New Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility, Envirotech Landfarm #4, is proposed approximately 14.5 miles south of Bloomfield, New Mexico in Sections 6, 7, and 8 of Township 26 North, Range 10 West NMPM, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Envirotech Inc. Landfarm #4 New Application Notice

Discharge Permit (BW-28) Key Energy Services, LLC. (04/3/2019):  

The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class III Brine Well “State Brine Well No. 1” is located at UL: E, Section 15, Township 21 South, Range 37 East, Latitude: N 32.48245º Longitude: W -103. 15835°, NMPM, Lea County.  The brine well is located approximately 2.5 miles north of Eunice, New Mexico, and 350 feet east, just off Highway 248. 

Administratively Complete (3/22/2019)

Description (4/3/2019)

Application (6/4/2018)

Application Update (3/12/2019)

Discharge Permit (6/26/2019)

Public Notice (6/30/2019)

Discharge Permit (BW-4) Wasserhund Inc. (11/13/2018):  
The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class III Brine Well “Eidson State No. 1” is located at UL: M, Section 31, Township 16 South, Range 35 East, Latitude: N 32.87313° Longitude: W -103.50503°, NMPM, Lea County.  The brine well is located on State Road 238 approximately 7 miles west and 5 miles south of Lovington, New Mexico. 

Administratively Complete (11/9/2018)

Not Administratively Complete (10/1/2018)

Description (11/18/2018)

Application (6/7/2018)

Application Update (11/5/2018)

Discharge Permit (6/26/2019)

Public Notice (6/30/2019)