COGIS - Spill Reports

Form 19/19A                                                                     Doc
Date Rec'd: 3/11/2013 Report taken by:   Robert Chesson
DocNum: 2232413 API number:   05-069-06076 Facility ID:

 216889

Operator Information

Operator: PROSPECT ENERGY LLC Oper. No. 10312
Address: 1600 STOUT ST STE 1710 ATTN: WARD GILTNER  DENVER , CO 80202
Phone: (303 )973-3228 Fax: (303 )346-4893
Operator Contact: MARY  GRIGGS

Description of Spill:

Date of Incident: 3/1/2013
Type of Facility: WELL
Well Name/No. FT. COLLINS MUDDY UNIT  30-2 Fac. Name/No.  
County Name: LARIMER
qtrqtr: NWSW section: 30 township: 8N range: 68W meridian: 6
Volumes spilled and recovered (bbls)
Oil spilled:   1 Recvrd:  1  
Water spilled:   19 Recvrd:  19  
Other spilled:    Recved:    
GW Impact? N Surface water impact? N Contained within berm? Y
Area and vertical extent of spill:  15-FT X  50 -FT
Current land use:  WELL PAD
Weather conditions:  CLOUDY, ABOUT 40 DEG F
Soil/Geology description  FORT COLLINS LOAM. SOIL UNIT 35 (SANDY LOAM).
Distance in feet to nearest surface water:  385
Depth to shallowest GW:  10
Wetlands:   Buildings:  160
Livestock:   Water Wells:  1500
Cause of spill:
EQUIPMENT FAILURE

Immediate Response:

SHUT CONNECTED WILL IN (MSSU 30-2), ISOLATED LINE, USED A VACUUM TRUCK TO RECOVER FLUIDS, THEN EXCAVATED IMPACTED SOIL, TO VISIBLY CLEAN SOIL BENEATH. SOIL WAS CONTAINED ON-SITE, AND WAS DISPOSED ON 3/7/13 AT WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC., IN AULT, CO.

Emergency Pits:

NONE.
How extent determined:
VISUAL.
Further Remediation
NONE NEEDED.

Prevent Problem:

WE ARE CURRENTLY INSTALLING HIGH/LOW PRESSURE SHUT-OFF SWITCHES (MURPHY SWITCHES) AT OUR PUMPING UNITS.

Detailed Description:

A TOTAL OF 20 BBLS OF FLUID WAS RELEASED, WHICH WAS COMPRISED OF 19 BBLS OF WATER AND 1 BBL OF OIL. A BREAK HAD OCCURRED IN THE FLOWLINE DUE TO A BLOCKAGE IN THE LINE. THIS WAS THOUGHT TO BE CAUSED BY A HEAVY EMULSION FROM OUR WATER FLOOD TREATMENT CHEMICALS COMBINED WIHT ADDITIONAL WATER PUT ON-LINE FROM NEWLY CONVERTED INJECTION WELLS. FLUID WAS RECOVERED USING A VACUUM TRUCK. STAINED SOIL WAS REMOVED AND DISPOSED OF AT WASTE MANAGEMENT INC., IN AULT, CO. NO IMPACT TO GROUNDWATER.

Other Notifications
Date Agency Contact Response
3/1/2013 COGCC BOB CHESSON ACKNOWLEDGED NOTIFICATION
3/1/2013 FORT COLLINS LGD DAN WEINHEIMER ACKNOWLEDGED NOTIFICATION

Field Visit/Follow Up

Name

Phone

Date

No Field Visit data found.


Final Resolution
Date Case Closed? Letter Sent? COGCC person
1/4/2019 Y N Rick Allison

REFER TO REMEDIATION PROJECT #12257 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


Monday, June 17, 2019