PA DEP Permit Notices – Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities

The following DEP notices were published in the November 5 PA Bulletin related to oil and gas industry facilities.  Many of the notices offer the opportunity for public comments.

By David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest Blog | November 4, 2022
Land Recycling/Brownfield Cleanups

— Coterra Energy Inc. – K. Benedikt Well Pad 1: Notice of intent to remediate soil contaminated by diesel-based drilling mud in Bridgewater Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6893)

— Coterra Energy Inc. – K. Benedikt Pad 1: DEP received Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated by diesel-based drilling mud in Bridgewater Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6921)

— Sunoco Pipeline LP – Coal Township Release Site: DEP received a Final Report on the remediation of groundwater contaminated with unleaded gasoline in Coal Twp., Northumberland County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6920)

— EQT Corporation – David C. Duncan Well Pad A: DEP received a Final Report on remediation of soil contamination with drilling wastewater and lube oil in Cascade Twp., Lycoming County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6920)

— EQT Corporation – Trax Farm Well Pad: DEP received a Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with aluminum, barium, boron, iron, lithium, manganese, selenium, vanadium, zinc, and chloride in Union Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6921)

— PA General Energy Co. LLC – Potato Creek 1H Well Pad: DEP received a Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with aluminum, barium, boron, chloride, chromium, copper, lead, lithium, selenium, strontium, and zinc and groundwater contaminated with aluminum, arsenic, barium, boron, chloride, chromium, copper, lead, lithium, selenium, strontium, vanadium, and zinc in Norwich Twp., McKean County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6921)

— Coterra Energy, Inc. – S. Biniewicz Pad 1: DEP received Final Report on remediation of soil contaminated with drilling wastewater in Gibson Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6922)

Waste Facilities

— PennEnergy Resources, LLC: DEP inviting comments on application for General Permit WMGR123 for oil and gas liquid waste processing, transfer, beneficial use at the ConnQ Pad in Marion Twp., Beaver County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6894)

— Range Resources Appalachia LLC: DEP invites comments on application for oil and gas wastewater storage impoundment for freshwater or produced water reuse at Chartiers 16 Centralized Impoundment in Chartiers Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6894)

— CNX Gas Company LLC: DEP invites comments on application for oil and gas wastewater storage impoundment for freshwater or produced water reuse at NV North #3 and NV North #4 Centralized Impoundments in Morris Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6894)

Air Quality Permits

— Gans Energy LLC: DEP invites comments on notice of intent to issue Air Quality Plan Approval setting facility-wide emission limits for two combustion gas turbines in Springhill Twp., Fayette County. (PA Bulletin, page 6897)

— Temple University Main Campus: City of Philadelphia Air Services invites comments on its intent to issue renewal of Title V Air Quality Permit for Central Steam Plant with the ability to burn natural gas and oil.  (PA Bulletin, page 6898)

— Hydro Recovery LP: DEP invites comments on application for Air Quality Permit for oil and gas wastewater treatment facility in Hanover Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6900)

— MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources, LLC – Houston Natural Gas Plant: DEP issued temporary Air Quality Operation permit for the facility in Chartiers Twp., Washington County. (PA Bulletin, page 6923)

— CPV Fairview LLC – CPV Fairview Energy Center: DEP issued Air Quality Plan Approval extension for temporary operation and change of responsible officials in Jackson Twp., Cambria County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6924)

— Shawville Power LLC – Shawville Generating Station: DEP issued revised Title V Air Quality Permit for the facility’s responsible officials located in Bradford Twp., Clearfield County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6926)

— Blossburg Power LLC – Blossburg Generating Station: DEP issued revised Title V Air Quality Permit for the facility’s responsible officials located in Covington Twp., Tioga County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6926)

Pipeline Compressor/Pumping Stations/Heaters

— Appalachia Midstream Services, LLC – Red Fox Compressor Station: DEP issued Air Quality Plan Approval for natural gas pipeline compressor station in Fox Twp., Sullivan County. (PA Bulletin, page 6922)

— Texas Eastern Transmission – Bernville Compressor Station: DEP issued Air Quality Plan Approval for two compressors in North Heidelberg Twp., Berks County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6923)

— Texas Eastern Transmission – Grantville Compressor Station: DEP issued Air Quality Plan Approval for two compressors in East Hanover Twp., Dauphin County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6923)

— EQM Gathering OPCO LLC – Callisto Compressor Station: DEP issued Title V Air Quality Permits for facility in Morris Twp., Greene County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6924)

— Eastern Gas Transmission & Storage Inc. – Oakford Compressor Station: DEP issued a correction to Air Quality Permit for the facility in Salem Twp., Westmoreland County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6926)

Chapter 105 Encroachment Permits

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC – Camp Brook Mitigation Site: DEP received application and invites comments on application for wetlands creation and enhancement in Osceola Twp., Tioga County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6903)

— Beech Resources LLC – DEP received application and invites comments on proposal for 16-inch natural gas pipeline from proposed Delta Well lPad to the existing ISA Well Pad in Lycoming Twp., Lycoming County. (PA Bulletin, page 6903)

— CNX Midstream Operating Company, LLC: DEP received application and invites comments on proposal for stabilizing and correct underlying causes of a slope failure along existing Deerlick to Iams natural gas pipeline right-of-way in Morris Twp., Greene County.   (PA Bulletin, page 6905)

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: DEP approved an environmental assessment for a facility proposing to remove 2.5 acres of fill from wetlands in Auburn Twp., Susquehanna County.   (PA Bulletin, page 6928)

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC – Alexander Bra Pad Construction: DEP issued after-the-fact permit for well pad construction affecting wetlands in Wilmot Twp., Bradford County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6928)

Erosion & Sedimentation Permits

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: DEP issued a Chapter 102 permit for a project affecting South Branch Towanda Creek in Albany Twp., Bradford County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6929)

— Chesapeake Appalachia LLC: DEP issued a Chapter 102 permit for a project affecting Tuscarora Creek in Auburn Twp., Susquehanna County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6929)

— Hyperion Midstream LLC:  DEP issued a Chapter 102 permit for a project affecting Fallen Timber Run in Elizabeth Twp., Allegheny County. (PA Bulletin, page 6929)

— MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources, LLC: DEP issued a Chapter 102 permit for a project affecting Wolf Run to Buffalo Creek (High Quality) in Buffalo Twp., Washington County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6929)

— EQM Gathering OPCO, LLC: DEP issued a Chapter 102 permit for a project affecting Toms Run in Jackson Twp., Greene County.  (PA Bulletin, page 6929)

Oil & Gas Well Drilling Permits [10.28.22]*

— Last Week – Permits: DEP issued 16 conventional and 11 unconventional

— Year To Date – Permits: DEP issued 253 conventional and 623 unconventional

— Year To Date – Wells Drilled: 190 conventional and 478 unconventional

— Year To Date – NOVs Issued: 4,122 conventional and 984 unconventional

*DEP’s Weekly Oil & Gas Program Workload Report

DEP Issued These New Oil & Gas Permits [10.24.22 to 10.30.22]*

[DEP’s database was not available at time of publication]

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[Posted: November 5, 2022]  PA Environment Digest | Source

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