Programs & Services

Applications, Permits, Notifications

How to Guidelines:

 

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.

DISCHARGE PLANS:

The New Mexico Oil Conservation Division (OCD) regulates disposal of non-domestic wastes resulting from the activities at Natural Gas Plants, Refineries, Compressor and Crude Oil Pump Stations pursuant to authority granted in the New Mexico Oil and Gas Act and the Water Quality Act. OCD administers, through delegation by the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC), all Water Quality Act regulations pertaining to surface and ground water except sewage. However, if the sewage is in a combined waste stream, the OCD will have jurisdiction.

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WQCC AND SURFACE WASTE MANAGEMENT NOTICES

Small Landfarm Registration (NM3-3), Hilcorp Energy Corporation (10/15/2021):

Mansfield #11N Landfarm, located in the NE ¼ of the SW ¼  (Unit Letter K) in Section 29 of Township 30 North, Range 9 West NMPM in San Juan County, NM (latitude 36.78040, longitude -107.80726) approximately 3 miles northwest of Turley, New Mexico.

Form C-137 EZ Registration and Approval

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)

Permit Issued (8/30/2021)

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 (NM1-065), 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