Let’s talk about Urban Relief Wells…is there room for them in a worst case scenerio?


From: Kim Feil
Date: March 7, 2012 8:36:58 AM CST
To: Jim Self <jim.self@arlingtontx.gov>
Subject: Urban Relief well remedy Boots & Coots may use… Q on proximity needs & suggestion for advanced kill well placement

 Jim, I was reading the Drillingahead blog…can you find out if Boot & Coots has to come to an urban area for an outta control well if they plan on digging an relief/kill well “vertically parallel (alongside), not perpendicular” to the existing well. If so, then how close can they get because some setbacks in Arlington may not allow this remedy.  Those wells should be first on the list to be capped once they peter out in production…I would cap them now where relief/kill wells aren’t possible.

For those wells that do have the space for a relief well,  should those have the risk/reward scenero applied…you know can’t ask for the moon here..it would be more reasonable to ask for capped wells after they peter out if the relief well scenario is unreasonable in urban settings.

Can we have someone plot where each relief well would go for each gas well in Arlington so we get an idea of what added risks we have in that a structure may be in the way of where a relief well needs to go in the worst case scenario.
Also find out if they could use another nearby padsite  to reach the outta control well, and if we could have in place one well at each site designed just for Boot and Coots to use so that it is almost ready to go when they arrive?
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About Kim Triolo Feil

Since TX Statute 253.005 forbids drilling in heavily settled municipalities, I unsuccessfully ran for City Council Seat to try to enforce this. Since Urban Drilling, our drinking water has almost tripled for TTHM's. Before moving to Arlington in 1990, I lived in Norco’s “cancer alley”, a refinery town. It was only after Urban Drilling in Arlington did I start having health effects. After our drill site was established closest to my home, the chronic nosebleeds started. I know there are more canaries here in Arlington having reactions to our industrialized airshed (we have 55-60 padsites of gas wells). Come forward and report to me those having health issues especially if you live to the north/northwest of a drill site so I can map your health effects on this blog. My youtube account is KimFeilGood. FAIR USE NOTICE: THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL THE USE OF WHICH HAS NOT ALWAYS BEEN SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER. MATERIAL FROM DIVERSE AND SOMETIMES TEMPORARY SOURCES IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE IN A PERMANENT UNIFIED MANNER, AS PART OF AN EFFORT TO ADVANCE UNDERSTANDING OF THE SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH EMINENT DOMAIN AND THE PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE (AMONG OTHER THINGS). IT IS BELIEVED THAT THIS IS A 'FAIR USE' OF THE INFORMATION AS ALLOWED UNDER SECTION 107 OF THE US COPYRIGHT LAW. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE 17 USC SECTION 107, THE SITE IS MAINTAINED WITHOUT PROFIT FOR THOSE WHO ACCESS IT FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE: HTTP://WWW.LAW.CORNELL.EDU/ TO USE MATERIAL REPRODUCED ON THIS SITE FOR PURPOSES THAT GO BEYOND 'FAIR USE', PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FROM THE COPYRIGHT OWNER INDICATED WITH A NAME AND INTERNET LINK AT THE END OF EACH ITEM. (NOTE: THE TEXT OF THIS NOTICE WAS ALSO LIFTED FROM CORRIDORNEWS.BLOGSPOT.COM)
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One Response to Let’s talk about Urban Relief Wells…is there room for them in a worst case scenerio?

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