Oil and Gas Facility Public Notices in PA

The following DEP and Susquehanna River Basin Commission notices were published in the October 1 PA Bulletin related to oil and gas industrial facilities.  Many of the notices offer the opportunity for public comments.

Hydraulic Fracturing aka ‘Fracking’
Compiled by David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest Blog | September 30, 2022
Land Recycling Cleanups

— SWN Production Company LLC: Blye Well Pad Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with drilling wastewater in Middletown Twp., Susquehanna County. (PA Bulletin, page 6246)

— SWN Production Company LLC: WC67 East Lateral Pipeline Final Report on remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated by drilling wastewater release in Jackson Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6246)

— CNX: GH35 Well Pad Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with aluminum, barium, boron, iron, lithium, manganese, sele- nium, vanadium, and zinc in Center Twp., Greene County. (PA Bulletin, page 6247)

— EQT: Golden Goose Well Pad Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with aluminum, barium, boron, iron, lithium, manganese, selenium, strontium, vanadium, zinc, and chloride in North Bethlehem Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6247)

— EQT: Great Tiger Well Pad Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with aluminum, barium, boron, iron, lithium, manganese, selenium, strontium, vanadium, zinc, and chloride in Aleppo Twp., Greene County approved by DEP. (PA Bulletin, page 6249)

Oil & Gas Well Drilling Permits [9.23.22]*

— Last Week – Permits: DEP issued 0 conventional and 4 unconventional

— Year To Date – Permits: DEP issued 223 conventional and 586 unconventional

— Year To Date – Wells Drilled: 168 conventional and 429 unconventional

— Year To Date – NOVs Issued: 3,470 conventional and 847 unconventional

*DEP’s Weekly Oil & Gas Program Workload Report

Pipeline Permits – Chapter 102

— Eastern Gas Transmission & Storage, Inc.: Application submitted for Central Connector Pipeline Project in Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland Counties. (PA Bulletin, page 6263)

— Eastern Gas Transmission & Storage, Inc.: Application submitted for LN-35 MAOP Restoration Pipeline Project in Allegheny, Beaver and Butler Counties. (PA Bulletin, page 6263)

Processing Plant/Pipeline Compressor/Pumping Stations

— INR Midstream LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for South Bend Compressor Station in South Bend Twp., Armstrong County.   (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— Diversified Production LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Longhorn Pad C Well Pad equipment installation in Jay Twp., Elk County. (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— Elkhorn Gas Processing LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Lewis Run Gas Processing Plant in Bradford Twp., McKean County. (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— Pine Run Midstream LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Trout Compressor Station in West Franklin Twp., Armstrong County. (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— Exco Resources LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Poverty Hill Compressor Station in Rayburn Twp., Armstrong County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— Seneca Resources Corp.: Issued Air Quality Permit for SRC Compressor Station in Sergeant Twp., McKean County. (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— OWS Acquisitions Co., LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Windy Hill Compressor Station in Cherrytree Twp., Venango County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— EQM Gathering OPCO, LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit for Cole Farm Compressor Station in Wayne Twp., Washington County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6251)

— EQM Gathering OPCO, LLC: Issued Air Quality Permit forCygrymus Compressor Station in Gilmore Twp., Greene County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6252)

— EQB Gathering OPCO, LLC: Extended Air Quality operation permit for Blue Moon Compressor Station in West Pike Run Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6252)

Air Quality Permits

— Earthcare LLC: Intend to issue an Air Quality Permit for a facility to dry and gasify poultry litter, spent hens, municipal wastewater biosolids to produce a syngas and material to use as a soil amendment in Bethel Twp., Berks County. (PA Bulletin, page 6221)

— Hill Top Energy Center LLC: Extended Temporary Air Quality operation permit for Hill Top Energy Center natural gas-fired power plant in Cumberland Twp., Greene County to March 28, 2023 (30-00233B). (PA Bulletin, page 6252

— Hill Top Energy Center LLC: Extended Temporary Air Quality operation permit for Hill Top Energy Center natural gas-fired power plant in Cumberland Twp., Greene County to March 28, 2023 (30-00233C). (PA Bulletin, page 6252

— Shell Chemical Appalachia, LLC: Extended temporary Air Quality operation permit for Shell Petrochemicals Complex in Potter and Center Townships, Beaver County to April 28, 2023 (04-00740A).   (PA Bulletin, page 6252)

— Shell Chemical Appalachia, LLC: Extended temporary Air Quality operation permit for Shell Petrochemicals Complex in Potter and Center Townships, Beaver County to April 28, 2023 (04-00740B).   (PA Bulletin, page 6252)

— Shell Chemical Appalachia, LLC: Extended temporary Air Quality operation permit for Shell Petrochemicals Complex in Potter and Center Townships, Beaver County to April 28, 2023 (04-00740C).   (PA Bulletin, page 6252)

Chapter 105 Encroachment Permits

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: Application received for the Treat Bra Pad project impacting palustrine emergent wetlands after-the-fact permit in Rome Twp., Bradford County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6232)

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: Application received for the Packard Bra Pad project impacting palustrine forested wetlands and other features in Sheshequin Twp., Bradford County. (PA Bulletin, page 6232)

— Williams Field Services Company: Issued Chapter 105 permit for natural gas gathering pipelines in Springville Twp., Susquehanna County. (PA Bulletin, page 6255)

Erosion & Sedimentation Permits

— Hyperion Midstream, LLC: Application received for a project impacting Gillespie Run in Elizabeth Twp., Allegheny County. (PA Bulletin, page 6234)

— Seneca Resources Co., LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Tan Creek, Marvin Creek and Tioga River in Covington Twp., Tioga County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6258)

— Seneca Resources Co., LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Crooked Creek, inChatham Twp., Tioga County. (PA Bulletin, page 6258)

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Foster Branch in Terry and Wilmot Townships, Bradford County. (PA Bulletin, page 6258)

— BKV OPR, LLC: Permit issued for project affecting North Branch Waylusing Creek in Middletown Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6258)

— PennEnergy Resources LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Connoquenessing Creek in Marion Twp., Beaver County. (PA Bulletin, page 6258)

— Range Resources Appalachia LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Buffalo Creek in Buffalo Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6259)

— MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources, LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Castleman Run, Rolston Run, Dutch Fork in Donegal Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6259)

— CNX Midstream Operating Company LLC: Permit issued for project affecting Rocky Run, Long Run, Templeton Fork in East Finley Twp., Washington County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6259)

Water Withdrawal Approvals

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission approved these shale gas-related water withdrawal projects at its September 15 meeting

Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC (Chemung River), Athens Township, Bradford County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170902).

Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC (Sugar Creek), Burlington Township, Bradford County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.499 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170903).

Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC (Towanda Creek), Leroy Township, Bradford County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 1.500 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170905).

Coterra Energy, Inc. (Meshoppen Creek), Springville Township, Susquehanna County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.750 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170901).

Seneca Resources Company, LLC (Elk Run), Sullivan Township, Tioga County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.646 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170909).

Susquehanna Gas Field Services, LLC (Meshoppen Creek), Meshoppen Borough, Wyoming County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.145 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170908).

SWN Production Company, LLC (Wyalusing Creek), Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, PA. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 2.000 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20170910).

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold a hearing on pending applications November 3 and take action on those applications December 15.  Read more here.

Click Here for SRBC Map Of Projects pending and approved to find projects.

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[Posted: September 30, 2022]  PA Environment Digest | Source

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