University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development

Spotlight: Williams E&P’s rig that can drill and complete 22 wells on a single pad

Williams E&P designed and employed a rig that allows for the drilling and completion of 22 natural gas wells on a single pad in Colorado’s Piceance Basin. The BLM recognized Williams for its efforts with a 2007 Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Development Environmental Best Management Practices (BMP) Award. More information on Williams E&P’s award and efforts is available on the BLM website and on the BMP website at BMP ID 4311.