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by Dave English Oil & Gas Production and Waste Reporting in PA
PENNSYLVANIA Production and Waste Reporting well status on a calendar year basis on form provided by the department on as well specific basis as available required by March 31 for the prior year production information confidential for five years Section 212 of Oil and Gas Act
Options for Production Reporting Hardcopy submission –Fill in official form which is available from Forms page link –Postmarked by 3/31 –Form preprinted by DEP with available information pre- populated when address correct in our system. –by early March to: smaller operators with 1 well – 1,300 operators 2-20 wells – 1,900 operators 21-110 wells – 400 operators > 110 wells - 150 operators - reminder letter only If no letter received by early March – DEP may not have good address. Call Ruth Plant at 717-772-2199 to verify address. OR File Electronically via web site (preferred)
Form 5500-FM-OG0049 from e-Library Hardcopy - WORD or PDF – Fill in the blanks
First Time Sign-in - confirm agreement for electronic submission Option to complete report on-line with the on-line form; OR, If you have over 100 wells you have the additional option to download an ACCESS database of your inventory to your computer and either key the information into each record or import your data for all wells. OR, Upload XML file in schema format.
Well Records - 1 & Completion Reports - 2 1.Pursuant to Section 212(b) of the Oil and Gas Act and Section 78.122(a) of Chapter 78 of the Oil and Gas Regulations, a Well Record must be submitted to the Department within thirty (30) days of cessation of drilling or altering a well. 2.Pursuant to Section 212(b) of the Oil and Gas Act and Section 78.122(b) of Chapter 78 of the Oil and Gas Regulations, a Completion Report must be submitted to the Department within thirty (30) days of completion of the well.
Well Record (formation Log) and Completion Report
Completion Report (bottom portion of Well Record form)
Questions? David J English Chief, Compliance, Administration & Well Plugging Department of Environmental Protection Rachel Carson State Office Building 400 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17101 Phone: 717-772-2199 WWW.DEPWEB.STATE.PA.US