COGIS - Spill Reports

Form 19/19A                                                                     Doc
Date Rec'd: 9/11/2013 Report taken by:   Rick Allison
DocNum: 2146071 API number:   05-123-34361 Facility ID:

 425390

Operator Information

Operator: NOBLE ENERGY INC Oper. No. 100322
Address: 1625 BROADWAY STE 2200 ATTN: LINDA PAVELKA  DENVER , CO 80202
Phone: (303 )228-4000 Fax: (303 )349-5180
Operator Contact: JACOB  EVANS

Description of Spill:

Date of Incident: 8/31/2013
Type of Facility: TANK BATTERY
Well Name/No. BOOTH USX  EE25-02D Fac. Name/No. BOOTH USX  
County Name: WELD
qtrqtr: SWNW section: 25 township: 7N range: 65W meridian: 6
Volumes spilled and recovered (bbls)
Oil spilled:    Recvrd:    
Water spilled:    Recvrd:    
Other spilled:   0 Recved:  0  
GW Impact? N Surface water impact? Y Contained within berm? N
Area and vertical extent of spill:  80-FT X  60 -FT
Current land use:  AGRICULTURE
Weather conditions:  CLEAR, 90 DEGREES F
Soil/Geology description  AQUOLLS AND AQUEPTS, FLOODED
Distance in feet to nearest surface water:  30
Depth to shallowest GW:  
Wetlands:   Buildings:  1000
Livestock:   Water Wells:  4500
Cause of spill:
EQUIPMENT FAILURE

Immediate Response:

WELL WAS SHUT-IN. BOOMS AND DIAPERS WERE DEPLOYED IN THE CANAL AND SOIL WAS REMOVED IN IMPACTED AREA.

Emergency Pits:

NONE.
How extent determined:
AFTER REMOVAL OF IMPACTED SOIL AND DIAPERS/BOOMS FROM SURFACE WATER, CONFIRMATION SOIL AND SURFACE WATER SAMPLES WERE COLLECTED AND SUBMITTED FOR LAB ANALYSIS.
Further Remediation
NO FURTHER REMEDIATION IS NECESSARY AS DEMONSTRATED BY CONFIRMATION SOIL AND SURFACE WATER ANALYTICAL RESULTS.

Prevent Problem:

THE PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE WAS REPLACED, AND ADDITIONAL INVESTIGATION WILL BE CONDUCTED TO EVALUATE REPEATED EQUIPMENT FAILURE AT THIS SITE. IT IS CURRENTLY UNKNOWN, BUT SUSPECTED THAT UNUSUALLY HIGH FORMATION PRESSURE MAY HAVE CAUSED THE EQUIPMENT FAILURE.

Detailed Description:

SEPARATOR PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE FAILED RELEASING FINE SPRAY OF CONDENSATE OVER THE IMPACTED AREA TO THE NORTH.

Other Notifications
Date Agency Contact Response
8/31/2013 NOBLE LAND DEPT LANDOWNER PROCEED WITH CLEAN UP
8/31/2013 COGCC RICK ALLISON VERBAL NOTIFICATION
9/11/2013 COGCC RICK ALLISON EMAIL FORM 19
9/11/2013 WELD COUNTY ROY RUDISILL EMAIL FORM 19

Field Visit/Follow Up

Name

Phone

Date

No Field Visit data found.


Final Resolution
Date Case Closed? Letter Sent? COGCC person
10/18/2013 Y Y Rick Allison

BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED, IT APPEARS THAT NO FURTHER ACTION IS NECESSARY AT THIS TIME, AND COGCC APPROVES THE CLOSURE REQUEST. HOWEVER, SHOULD FUTURE CONDITIONS AT THE SITE INDICATE CONTAMINANT CONCENTRATIONS IN SOILS EXCEEDING COGCC STANDARDS OR IF GROUND WATER OR SURFACE WATER IS FOUND TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED, THEN FURTHER INVESTIGATION AND/OR REMEDIATION ACTIVITIES MAY BE REQUIRED AT THE SITE.


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