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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-160


Oil and Gas Well Permit Application Modifications; Revisions to the Application Addendum for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development

[39 Pa.B. 641]
[Saturday, January 31, 2009]

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces modifications to the well permit application for Marcellus Shale gas well development.

   Effective January 31, 2009, applicants for well permits for gas wells to the Marcellus Shale must use the revised ''Application Addendum for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development'' (Document 5500-PM-OGO00083) in addition to the conventional well permit application. The addendum was recently revised to clarify the requirements for impoundments as well as to assist the applicant in providing the supplemental information, including the water management plan, associated with the development of Marcellus Shale Gas Wells. The complete permit application, including the addendum for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development, is available on the Department's web site at (DEP Keywords: Gas and Oil Wells).

   Questions concerning the well permit application for Marcellus Shale Gas Well Development may be directed to Ronald Gilius, Bureau of Oil and Gas Management at (717) 772-2199,

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-160. Filed for public inspection January 30, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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