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BMP ID: 11284
Title: Electric motors for artificial lift installations within 1320 feet of distribution
Text: "4.1 Electrification. Black Hills agrees that with respect to Infill Wells drilled after the Effective Date of this Agreement within the Infill Application Area requiring long-term artificial lift, it shall utilize electric motors for all artificial lift installations provided the Well Pad is within 1320 feet of distribution voltage and the ability to do so is not cost prohibitive due to the demands of property owners from whom easements are required, topography or other physical features (e.g., the presence of a river)."
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 IV: Air Quality
Citation Page: 9
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: Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-05-30 15:15 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-01 16:49 UTC