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BMP ID: 6689
Title: Carefully plan well completions
Text: Produced water: Source Reduction: "Carefully planned well completions."
Source Publication Name: Pollution Prevention/Best Management Practices Pocket Guide for the New Mexico Oil and Gas Industry
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 44
Supplemental Documents: Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
• Drilling
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Oil Conservation Division: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
1220 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87505  USA
Phone:(505) 476-3460     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(505) 476-3462     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: New Mexico
Vegetation Types:
General Comments: "May contain flammable or combustible compounds and hydrogen sulfide. Produced water that is oil-free is not regulated by DOT."
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2010-05-18 09:47 UTC
Last Updated: 2010-05-18 09:47 UTC