Office of Conservation

Environmental Division

>> Exploration & Production Waste Management Section

The Exploration & Production Waste Management Section is responsible for implementation of regulatory controls for commercial Exploration & Production (E&P) Waste storage, treatment, and disposal facilities as well as coordinating all UIC related enforcement actions brought against commercial Class II injection well operators who violate rules and regulations. Commercial E&P Waste facility operations may include the use of various treatment and disposal options such as Class II injection well disposal, land treatment, phase separation, chemical fixation, thermal desorption, cavern disposal or incineration.

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Public Hearing

Defiance Energy Services, LLC

Commercial Class II Injection Well Disposal Facility Application No. 40942

Thursday, October 22, 2020 via Zoom at 6:00 PM

Please be advised that in accordance with the Department of Natural Resources, Office of Conservation (Conservation) Certification of Inability to Meet In Person Due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency For The Office of Conservation Public Hearings effective August 19, 2020, Conservation will hold the above referenced public hearing via Zoom internet video conference. The Legal Notice for this hearing can be found at the following link: Defiance Energy Legal Notice.

Instructions to sign into and participate in the Zoom internet video conference are available at the following web link: Virtual Public Hearing Instructions. If internet access is unavailable, this web link also contains instructions to access and participate in the public hearing via telephone conference at the following numbers, 636-651-0002 or 877-336-2829 (US Toll Free) Conference code: 102310. The Zoom internet video conference web link is https://zoom.us/j/92295678479, but will not be active until 30 minutes prior to the scheduled hearing time.

Any member of the public which would like to be included on the Conservation interested party list and enter oral comments into the public record, may pre-register by completing the following form Hearing Comment Request Form. Please note that you are NOT required to complete this form in order to make an oral statement or submit written comments. The pre-registration will simply assist Conservation during the hearing process.

A complete copy of the Commercial Class II Injection Well Disposal Facility Application can be found at the following web link Defiance Enegry Application.

For questions regarding this public, please contact Stephen Olivier at Stephen.Olivier@la.gov or by phone at (225)342-7394.

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Rules and Procedures

E&P Waste Descriptions

Select "Environmental" in the Table of Contents of SONRIS GIS, then select boxes to turn on "Commercial Facilities" features to view locations

E&P Waste Studies

Forms

Offshore Operator Waste Manifest Compliance Guidance

Contact Information

Voice (225) 342-8244 Fax(225) 242-3505

Physical Address:

DNR/Office of Conservation/Environmental Division

LaSalle Building-8th Floor

617 N. 3rd Street Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

Mailing Address:

DNR/Office of Conservation/Environmental Division

P.O. Box 94275 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9275