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WILLIAM BLACK UNIT

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP
WASHINGTON COUNTY

DRILLING 2010 - 2011
FLARED ON CHRISTMAS WEEK 2011

Fast gas production decline curve
 

 
RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA
BLACK, WILLIAM UNIT

GPS: 40.22618 -80.3794

WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 1H OG WELL  125-24232
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 2H OG WELL  125-24233
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 3H OG WELL  125-24252
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 4H OG WELL  125-24327
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 5H OG WELL  125-24234
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 6H OG WELL  125-24235
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 7H OG WELL  125-24236
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 8H OG WELL  125-24237
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 9H OG WELL  125-24238
WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 10H OG WELL  125-24239

WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 6H OG WELL  125-24235
5-25-11 Well Plugging Notice Intent to Plug Single Well

WILLIAM BLACK UNIT 10H OG WELL  125-24239
5-25-11 Well Plugging Notice Intent to Plug Single Well


 
 

Source: Pennsylvania DEP Production Reports

Farm Name

Well No.

Product

Vol.

Days

Avg/ Day

End Date

WILLIAM BLACK 1H Gas 25,384 10 2,538 12/31/11
58% drop-off in 6 months     192,118 179 1,073 6/30/12
66% drop-off in 12 months     153,872 184 836 12/31/12
71% drop-off in 18 months     134,102 181 741 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 1H Oil 1,058 10 106 12/31/11
      0 0 0 6/30/12
      3,047 184 17 12/31/12
      2,208 181 12 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 2H Gas 27,119 10 2,712 12/31/11
57% drop-off in 6 months     210,841 179 1,178 6/30/12
67% drop-off in 12 months     164,422 184 894 12/31/12
71% drop-off in 18 months     144,184 181 797 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 2H Oil 1,357 10 136 12/31/11
      4,046 179 23 6/30/12
      2,549 184 14 12/31/12
      2,011 181 11 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 3H Gas 32,122 10 3,212 12/31/11
53% drop-off in 6 months     271,212 179 1,515 6/30/12
64% drop-off in 12 months     213,864 184 1,162 12/31/12
68% drop-off in 18 months     186,688 181 1,031 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 3H Oil 1,151 10 115 12/31/11
      6,360 179 36 6/30/12
      3,745 184 20 12/31/12
      3,233 181 18 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 4H Gas 202 10 20 12/31/11
      259,193 179 1,448 6/30/12
31% drop-off in 12 months     184,892 184 1,005 12/31/12
39% drop-off in 18 months     160,358 181 886 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 4H Oil 44 10 4 12/31/11
      7,885 179 44 6/30/12
      3,765 184 20 12/31/12
      3,348 181 18 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 5H Gas 21,828 10 2,182 12/31/11
45% drop-off in 6 months     214,821 179 1,200 6/30/12
57% drop-off in 12 months     171,742 184 933 12/31/12
60% drop-off in 18 months     156,359 181 864 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 5H Oil 617 10 62 12/31/11
      4,123 179 23 6/30/12
      3,073 184 17 12/31/12
      2,745 181 15 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 7H Gas 15,150 10 1,515 12/31/11
20% drop-off in 6 months     214,206 176 1,217 6/30/12
43% drop-off in 12 months     159,535 184 867 12/31/12
47% drop-off in 18 months     146,144 181 807 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 7H Oil 643 10 64 12/31/11
      6,012 176 34 6/30/12
      4,572 184 25 12/31/12
      4,349 181 24 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 8H Gas 18,703 10 1,870 12/31/11
48% drop-off in 6 months     172,439 179 963 6/30/12
65% drop-off in 12 months     120,591 184 655 12/31/12
68% drop-off in 18 months     106,849 181 590 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 8H Oil 706 10 71 12/31/11
      5,168 179 29 6/30/12
      3,387 184 18 12/31/12
      3,060 181 17 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 9H Gas 22,240 10 2,224 12/31/11
52% drop-off in 6 months     190,689 179 1,065 6/30/12
62% drop-off in 12 months     156,507 184 851 12/31/12
65% drop-off in 18 months     141,783 181 783 6/30/2013
WILLIAM BLACK 9H Oil 1,401 10 140 12/31/11
      5,722 179 32 6/30/12
      4,572 184 25 12/31/12
      4,116 181 23 6/30/2013
 
 
Well sign for the William Black Unit
Gas well sign at entrance to William Black Unit
 
 
Excavating a Pad for Marcellus shale wells
Initial excavation of the Pad for the Black wells
  
  
Farm field to gas well pad
Farm field becoming a gas well pad
  
   
Marcellus well pad excavation from the air
Aerial photo of excavation work proceeding
 
 
Drilling pad and black lined production pit
Finished well pad and production pit
awaiting first drilling rig
 
 
Initial drilling on William Black Unit on Marcellus Shale
Initial drilling commenced in March 2011
 
 
Larger drilling rig used for drilling horizontals into Marcellus shale
The big rig getting set-up to drill the horizontal
Marcellus Shale wells in mid-May 2011
 
 
Horizontal drilling rig on Marcellus shale from the air
William Black Unit from the air in June 2011
 
 
Marcellus shale drilling in progress
William Black horizontal drilling rig
June 2011
 
 
Preparing to frack wells
Preparing to Frac
October 2011
 
 
Frac heads on Marcellus wells
Frac heads on Black wells
October 2011
 
 
Mixers and Sand Kings for fracking
Mixers and Sand Kings
 
 
Diesel powered compressor units used to create fracking pressure
Diesel compression units hooked together
to build the pressure for fracking
 
 
Frac chemicals
Frac Chemicals
Placard 1993 - Combustible liquids
Placard 2922 - Corrosive liquids
 
Frac chemicals on Marcellus well pad
Frac chemicals with assorted colors:
gold, blue and brown
 
 
Post-frac and Pre-flare
Post-frac activities at well site
December 5, 2011
 
 
Wireline device suspended by crane
Wireline device suspended from crane
 
 
Preparing the wells for fraccing
Valves on well head
 
 
Marcellus wireline
Wireline from spool on truck to right feeds
into the well bore. Flare stack laid over
at rear left
 
 
Marcellus gas well heads prior to frac
Red valves on well heads
 
 
Gathering line excavation
Pipeline construction activities below the well pad
 
 
Gas gathering line from well pad
Excavation for gas gathering line from Wm. Black Unit
 
 
Natural gas gathering line from Marcellus wells to compressor station
The new gas gathering line crosses under Rt. 844
headed for the Lowry Compressor Station
 
 
Rural gas gathering line
Gas line right of way travels cross country
 
 
Gas pipe
Green-colored gas gathering line laid out on wood
cribbing prior to having the seams welded
 
 
FLARING OF THE WILLIAM BLACK UNIT
CHRISTMAS WEEK 2011
 
 
RIG TRAFFIC 15 MPH
RIG TRAFFIC
15 MPH
 
 
shale gas wells
Gathering pipeline construction from Black
wells to Lowry Compressor Station
December 2011
gathering pipeline from Marcellus well pad
 
ADDITIONAL DATA FOR WILLIAM BLACK #1H

True Vertical Depth: 6,542 feet
Total Water Volume: 2,660,868 gallons

SOME OF THE CHEMICALS USED
Source of chemical list: FracFocus
Chemical descriptions: Multiple sources
TRADE NAME PURPOSE INGREDIENTS CHEMICAL ABSTRACT SERVICE NUMBER (CAS #)
37% HCL Cleans perforation HCL 7647-01-0
CI-100 Corrosion Inhibitor Methanol 67-56-1
   

Methanol has a high toxicity in humans. If ingested the median lethal dose is typically 4 fl oz.

    Propargyl Alcohol 107-19-7
   

Propargyl alcohol is a primary skin irritant and a severe eye and mucous membrane irritant. It is toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin adsorption. The oral LD50 for rats is 70 mg/kg (WARNING LABEL Moderate Toxicity).

MC B-8520 Antibacterial Agent 4,4-Dimethyloxazolidine 51200-87-4
   

Dimethyloxazolidine has been placed in Toxicity Category I for its effects as a severe eye irritant. 4,4-Dimethyloxazolidine is slightly to moderately toxic to birds on an acute basis and slightly toxic on a subacute basis. It demonstrates slight toxicity to both cold and warm freshwater fish, and is slightly toxic to freshwater invertebrates on an acute basis.

    3,4,4-Trimethyloxazolodine 75673-43-7
    2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol 124-68-5
   

AMP (2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol) is a skin irritant, severe eye irritant, and toxic by ingestion. Causes severe irritation. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, and edema of laryns and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis, and pulmonary edema. Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    Formaldehyde Amine 56652-26-7
MC B-8650 Antibacterial Agent Glutaraldehyde 111-30-8
   

The following health effects have been reported in hospital workers exposed to glutaraldehyde: Throat and lung irritation; Asthma, asthma-like symptoms, and breathing difficulty; Nose irritation, sneezing, and wheezing; Nosebleed; Burning eyes and conjunctivitis; Rash-contact and/or allergic dermatitis; Staining of the hands (brownish or tan); Hives; Headaches and Nausea.

    Methanol 67-56-1
   

Methanol has a high toxicity in humans. If ingested the median lethal dose is typically 4 fl oz.

Chemicals in Natural Gas Operations

 
 
William Black Unit in Washington County Pa
William Black Unit
April 6, 2013
 
 
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