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 2016-0232, 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.

Project 2017-0118, Williford Combustor Facility Proposal to add two enclosed combustor devices along a Williford pipeline to dispose of casinghead natural gas currently being vented.

Project 2017-0143, Tiffany 2 Pipeline Minor Oil and Gas Facility
Proposal to construct new 9,561' gas and water pipelines within an existing right-of-way. The gas pipelines will consist of 1,276' of 8" steel pipeline transitioning to 8,285' of 10" steel pipeline. The water pipeline will consist of 1,276' of 4" steel pipeline transitioning to 8,285' of 6" steel water pipeline.