OCD Permitting

PRELIMINARY DOCKET: Special Examiner Hearing for Friday, December 18, 2020

Applications for hearing shall be filed at least thirty (30) days in advance of the hearing date. A party who intends to present evidence shall file a pre-hearing statement no later than the close of business on the Thursday prior to the hearing date and serve a copy on the other parties, if any. The hearing examiner will dismiss the application if the applicant does not file and serve a pre-hearing statement as specified above. A party desiring to use projection equipment at the hearing shall contact Florene Davidson, OCD Clerk, no later than seven (7) business days prior to the hearing.

NOTICE: The hearing examiner may call the following cases in any order in his or her discretion.

Case No. Description
1. 20964 Application of Overflow Energy, LLC for Approval of a Salt Water Disposal Well, Eddy County, New Mexico. Applicant in the above-styled cause seeks an order from the Division approving drilling of a salt water disposal well and authorizing injecting water for disposal into the Devonian formation [SWD; Devonian (96101)], in Section 27, Township 22 South, Range 27 East, NMPM, Eddy County, New Mexico. Applicant proposes to drill the Rita SWD 1 well at a surface location 1876’ FNL and 807’ FWL of Section 27-T22S-R27E at a depth of 12,900 feet to 14,000 feet. Injection operations through the well will be conducted at an anticipated average daily injection pressure of 2,500 psi, and at a maximum of 2,580 psi. Applicant proposes injection of water at an average daily rate of approximately 20,000 bwpd and at a maximum daily rate of approximately 25,000 bwpd. The source of the injected fluids will be formation water from production wells that have been drilled and are scheduled to be drilled in the area. The well and lands will be located approximately 4 miles southeast of Carlsbad, New Mexico.
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