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BMP ID: 9626
Title: Compositional analysis and carbon isotopic analyses
Text: "5.2 Water Well Monitoring. … If free gas or a methane concentration level greater than 2 mg/L is detected in a water quality testing well, compositional analysis and carbon isotopic analyses of methane carbon shall be performed to determine gas type (thermogenic, biogenic or an intermediate mix of both)."
Source Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and Samson Resources Company, 2005
Citation Section: Article V: Water Quality
Citation Page: 10
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Nancy Lauro
La Plata County, Community Development Services
1060 E. 2nd Ave.
Durando, CO  81301  USA
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Alternate Contact: Richard Frommer
Samson Resources Company
370 17th St, Suite 3000
Denver, CO  80202  USA
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-01-11 18:12 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-05-16 20:55 UTC