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BMP ID: 11256
Title: Demonstrating requested need for new facilities
Text: "2.3 Use of Existing Infrastructure: . . .At the request of the County, Black Hills shall furnish information demonstrating Black Hills's requested need for new facilities (roads, pipeline easements, well pads, etc.) and new facilities may be required due to: a. The lack of existing infrastructure m a COGCC permitted Fruitland drilling window. b. Engineering, geologic, safety, surface feature, economic, and/or without limitation any other constraints that make use of existing infrastructure reasonably impractical. c. Facility ownership constraints that make the sharing or use of existing facilities reasonably impractical."
Source Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding Between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and Black Hills Exploration and Production, Inc, 2010
Citation Section: Article II: Density and Use of Existing Well Pads and Facilities
Citation Page: 6
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Victoria Schmitt
La Plata County
1060 E. 2nd Ave.
Durango, Colorado  81301  USA
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Alternate Contact: Black Hills Exploration and Production, Inc
1515 Wynkoop, Suite 500
Denver, CO  80202  USA
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Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU "The County recognizes that some minor reconfiguration of the existing infrastructure or additional easements may be necessary due to the placement of multiple wells on existing Well Pads."
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Date Entered: 2016-05-27 20:24 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-01 16:38 UTC