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Injection/Disposal Well Permit Testing and Monitoring Seminar Manual

Table of Contents

Last updated: 03/13/2012

Austin Office Personnel
District Offices and Directors
District Map
Introduction
Foreward
CHAPTER I Federal and State Laws
CHAPTER II Summary of Injection Control Rules
CHAPTER III Standards and Procedures for Class II Wells
 
Applicable Rules
These and all other rules are available from the Secretary of State website
1. Statewide Rule 9 (§3.9): Disposal Wells
2. Statewide Rule 46 (§3.46): Fluid Injection into Productive Reservoirs
3. Statewide Rule 95 (§3.95: Underground Storage of Liquid or Liquefied Hydrocarbons in Salt Formations
4. Statewide Rule 96 (§3.96): Underground Storage of Gas in Productive or Depleted Reservoirs
5. Statewide Rule 97 (§3.97): Underground Storage of Gas in Salt Formations
6. Statewide Rule 13 (§3.13): Casing, Cementing, Drilling, and Completion Requirements
 
Injection and Disposal Well Permitting

1. Summary of Standards and Procedures
2. Guidelines for Permit Amendments: Non-Productive Formations
3. Guidelines for Permit Amendments: Productive Formations
4. Examples of Rule 9 and Rule 46 TNRCC letters
5. Notice Instructions for:
      Rules 9 Disposal into Non-Productive Formations
      Rules 46 Injection / Disposal into Productive Formations
       Rules 95 Liquid Hydrocarbon Storage in Salt Formations
      Rules 96 Gas Storage in Depleted Reservoirs
      Rules 97 Gas Storage in Salt Formations
6. Fresh Water Questionaire
7. Cement Criteria
8. Packer Setting Depths
9. Fracture Step-Rate Test Guidelines
10. Downhole oil/water separators
11. Permitting Flowchart
12. Frequently Asked Questions
13. Seminar Slide Presentation (HTML conversion of a Powerpoint presentation using frames that may contain large image files which may take longer to load. Recommend viewing using Netscape 4.61 or higher or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher with JavaScript enabled in your browser. )

 
Injection and Disposal Well Monitoring
1. Summary of Monitoring Requirements
2. Frequently Asked Questions
3. Seminar Slide Presentation (HTML conversion of a Powerpoint presentation using frames that may contain large image files which may take longer to load. Recommend viewing using Netscape 4.61 or higher or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher with JavaScript enabled in your browser. )
 
Injection and Disposal Well Mechanical Integrity Testing
1. Summary of Mechanical Integrity Testing Requirements
2. Testing Wells with Tension Set Packers
3. "ADA" Pressure Test Procedures
4. Frequently Asked Questions
5. Seminar Slide Presentation (HTML conversion of a Powerpoint presentation using frames that may contain large image files which may take longer to load. )

Please direct questions or comments to: Technical Permitting, (512) 463-6792

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