Pending Variances from Regulatory Statewide Spacing

The wells listed below have been proposed in oil fields or pools which were discovered, developed and operated prior to January 1, 1981 or in gas fields or pools which were discovered, developed and operated prior to January 1, 1995 and which are not being extended. These wells are not subject to the well spacing requirements of Title 5 of Article 23 of the Environmental Conservation Law, but they do require exceptions from statewide spacing under Part 553 of 6 NYCRR. The well operators' requests for exceptions are currently under review by staff in the Oil & Gas Regulation Section, Bureau of Oil & Gas Permitting and Management, in the Albany office of the Division of Mineral Resources. For more information regarding the review status of any well listed below, please contact the Oil & Gas Regulation Section in the Bureau of Oil & Gas Permitting and Management, Albany office.

An opportunity for comment will be provided through publication of a notice in the Department's Environmental Notice Bulletin and direct mailings to affected owners before these permits may be issued. If permits are issued, any spacing unit wherein the acreage is not 100% controlled by the well operator will be scheduled for an integration hearing pursuant to subdivision 23-0901(3).

Last updated: 08/01/2015   7:32 PM


Erie County,  Town of North Collins Applications
Current Owner Well Name API Number Application Date
U S Energy Development Corp.
Friedman Unit #1
31029300080000
01/11/2012