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DocNum: 200130139 Date Rec'd: 4/11/2008
Operator: MARATHON OIL COMPANY Oper. No. 53650
Company Rep.


Well Name/No.

697-12A  12


SWNE  12 T6S  R97W  6

Fac.ID: 292469  Fac.Type: WELL 
API number: 05-045 -14728 County


COGCC Rep: Chris  Canfield Phone:

(970 ) 216-6832

Alleged Violation(s):

Date of Alleged Violation:  1/31/2008 Approx. time of violation:  
 On 02-01-2008, the operator notified the COGCC of the release of 31,590 bbl of water from a lined reserve pit. The released water was flow-back from a hydrofracture job that was being stored in the reserve pit in anticipation of being reused. The released fluid has infiltrated the subsurface, moved laterally, and discharged from a cliff above Garden Gulch.
Act, Order, Regulation, Permit Conditions Cited:
 324.A.a., 324.A.b., 902.a., 903.a(2)C., 904.b.(3), 906.a., 906.e(2), 907.a(1), 907.a(2)
Abatement or Corrective Action Required to be Performed by Operator
 1. Consult with, and mitigate impacts to, surface owners and surface lessees including those located along Parachute Creek. 2. Consult with the Town of Parachute. 3. Consult with CDOW on assessing potential or actual impacts to trout habitat at the confluence of Garden Gulch and Parachute Creek. 4. Provide haul tickets to verify the volume of water transported to the reserve pit. 5. Continue implementation of the Site Investigation and Remediation Work Plan (Form 27) originally submitted on 02-28-2008. 6. Continue monitoring water quality in Garden Gulch and Parachute Creek (sampling locations and frequency as specified in the above-mentioned Form 27 pending final approval by the COGCC).
Abatement or Corrective Action Required to be Completed by:  4/30/2008
This section to be completed by Operator when alleged violation is corrected
Company Comments:
Company Rep:   Title:  
Signature?   Date:    11/14/2013 11:02:28 AM
COGCC Signature?  Date:  N/A  
Resolution approved by: CHRIS CANFIELD Title: 

Final Resolution
Date Case Closed? Letter Sent? COGCC person
11/14/2013 Y Chris Canfield

See Order 1V-373

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