BROOMFIELD – Officials in Broomfield’s city manager’s office have conditionally approved a drilling plan with Extraction Oil & Gas Inc.
The Broomfield Enterprise reports that officials sent a late-day press release Monday stating that after months of review and public comment, officials in the city manager’s office conditionally approved the oil company’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan.
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The plan includes oil and gas operations on the Livingston, Northwest A & B, United, and Interchange A & B well pads containing 84 wells that Extraction intends to operate in Broomfield.
“The CDP includes best management practices that exceed State regulatory requirements, including: 1)minimizing the equipment, emissions and truck traffic during production by requiring pipelines for the removal of oil, gas & produced water from the well sites; 2) air, noise and water testing and monitoring; and 3) operator financial assurances,” according to the statement.
Broomfield entered into an operator agreement with Extraction Oct. 24. That operator agreement required Extraction to submit a CDP that was subject to administrative approval by Ozaki.