Minor Oil and Gas Permits

Oil and Gas Minor Facility Notice of Approval 
Notices will be posted for 6 months after date of approval by the La Plata County Planning Department.


Project 2016-0001, Ford H Pipeline
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct two pipelines: one 4" steel gas line and one 3" steel water line in Section 4, 9, and 10 of T33N, R8W. Approved January 7th, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0025, BP Federal Land Bank D1
Proposal to add artificial lift to existing well with 13 HP gas fired engine.  Well was drilled in 1985. No additional surface disturbance is proposed. Approved with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0026, BP America Larsen 01-12 1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an electrified linear rod pump (LRP) in Sec. 12, T34N, R9W N.M.P.M. Approved February 22, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0030, Southern Ute N 1 (Existing Pad)
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct a 13 horsepower C-66 motor for an artificial lift in Sec. 13, T33N, R8W N.M.P.M. Approved February 1, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0036, Boone #1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct a 13 horsepower motor for an artificial lift in Sec. 19, T34N, R6W N.M.P.M. Approved with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0037, McCaw #3
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an electrified beam unit in Sec. 36, T34N, R9W N.M.P.M. Approved with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0044, Catamount Morales 34-6-6U 1 Minor Facility
Proposed directional Fruitland Coal well on new well pad. Approved with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0045, Catamount Morales 34-6-6U Pipeline Minor Facility
An approximate 2.1 mile proposed 6" steel gas pipeline to connect the proposed Morales 34-6-6U #1 to the Lynch pipeline. Approved with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0048, Harper 1-18-1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct a 75 horsepower wellhead compressor in Sec. 18, T34N, R6W, N.M.P.M. Approved on February 24th, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0050, Creek 29-01 #1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an artificial lift in Sec. 19, T34N, R6W N.M.P.M. Approved February 24th, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0052, BP Anderson C2
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct 2 wellheads, 2 beam pump units (artificial lift) with electrically driven engines, 2 separators, 4 steel flowlines to separators (two from each well), up to 4" in diameter, up to 4" diameter steel gas line from each separator to the water gathering line, 1 electric control box/meter house, and 1 95 bbl water tank in Sec. 24, T34N, R8W, N.M.P.M. Application approved February 26th, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0053, BP Anderson C3
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct 2 wellheads, 2 beam pump units (artificial lift) with electrically driven engines, 2 separators, 4 steel flowlines to separators (two from each well), up to 4" in diameter, up to 4" diameter steel gas line from each separator to the water gathering line, 1 electric control box/meter house, and 1 95 bbl water tank in Sec. 24, T34N, R8W, N.M.P.M. Application approved February 26th, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0056, Rhodes 1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct 2 wellheads, 1 beam pump unit (artificial lift) with gas driven engine, 2 separators, 4 steel flowlines to separators (two from each well), up to 4" in diameter, up to 4" diameter steel gas line from each separator to the water gathering line, 1 electric control box/meter house, and 1 95 bbl water tank in Sec. 7U, T34N, R6W. Approved with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0071, Mayfield B1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an electrified beam unit in Sec. 10, T34N, R8W N.M.P.M. Approved on April 7, 2016 with conditions of approval. 


Project 2016-0073, Southern Ute 1-8 1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an electrified beam unit in Sec. 8, T33N, R7W N.M.P.M. Approved on May 26, 2016 with conditions of approval.


Project 2016-0074, Southern Ute 32-7 : 18-4
BP America Production Co. proposal for minor facility permit in Sec. 18, T32N, R7W N.M.P.M. Approved June 9 with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0076, Clary 1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct a electric driven beam pump and a gas driven 75 HP (de-rated for elevation) wellhead compressor in Sec. 19, T34N, R9W, N.M.P.M. Approved on March 23, 2016 with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0077, Sharp 1
BP America Production Co. proposal to construct a  75 HP wellhead compressor in Sec. 25, T33N, R10W, N.M.P.M. Approved on April 28, 2016 with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0149, Richardson 01-01 1

BP America Production Co. proposal to construct an artificial lift on an existing well in Sec. 1, T34N, R8W, N.M.P.M. Approved June 27, 2016 with conditions for approval.


Project 2016-0161, BP Anderson C2 & C3 Pipeline
BP America is proposing a new, 525 foot 4" steel gas line and 3" steel water line within a 50' wide existing access road right-of-way.  The pipeline will tie the proposed Anderson C2 and Anderson C3 wells to an existing pipeline on the Anderson C1 well pad.  Anderson C2 and C3 were approved under Project # 2016-0052 and 2016-0053.

Project 2016-0152, BP Wolf Point East Pipeline Minor O&G Facility
BP America is proposing to construct a new pipeline of approximately 1,740 feet in length in an existing 40 foot wide right-of-way.

Project 2016-0155, Richardson 1-25 1
BP plans to add an artificial lift to an existing well drilled in 1981 prior to LPLUC regulations.

Project 2016-0187, Bellino 1
BP wishes to add artificial lift to this well.  The well was drilled in 1988 prior to Chapter 90 therefore it must be permitted. 

Project 2016-0202, Joe Hotter 1
BP is adding a well head compressor to an existing well drilled in 1987.

Project 2016-0209, Salvador Station to Florida River Facility Pipeline
BP America is proposing to construct a 14 Mile long pipe line.

Project 2016-0226, BP Federal Land Bank D1 Water Pump Station
A new proposed water pump station on an existing well pad to eliminate daily water hauling associated with 6 wells. 

Project 2016-0228, Williams Lateral B-2 Re-Route 
Proposal to construct a 2,065 foot gas pipeline within a 40 foot wide right-of-way.  The new pipeline will be a re-route of the existing Lateral B-2 pipeline and will replace a segment of the existing Trunk B pipeline near Sunnyside Elementary School.  The pipeline will be bored under Highway 550 and County Road 218.

Project 2016-0232, Hester 1
BP America would like to add an artificial lift to an existing well. Well was drilled in 1988 prior to Chapter 90 in the La Plata County Land Use Code, therefore needs to be permitted.

Project 2017-0017, BP Florida River Pipeline Upsize 

Proposal to install a new 7,075 ft long steel gas pipeline. The pipeline will be 6" for 4,100 ft and transition to 8" for 2880' and will be located within an existing BP right-of-way.  The right-of-way will cross the Florida River in 3 places and will use existing casing to avoid disturbance of the river.

Project 2017-0091, BP Lee Federal 1 Minor Facility
Proposal to expand the existing well pad for the Lee Federal 1 to drill horizontal sidetracks from the well.  The well was initially drilled in 1989 and did not receive a County permit.

Project 2017-0098, BP Evelyn Payne F1 Minor Oil & Gas Facility
Proposal to expand the existing well pad for the Evelyn Payne F1 to drill horizontal sidetracks from the well.  The well was initially drilled in 1988 and did not receive a County permit.

Project 2017-0116, BP State MZ 2 Minor Oil and Gas Facility
Proposal to drill a multi-lateral well to produce from the Fruitland Coal Formation from a new well pad.