BLM Pinedale seeks public comment on Dry Piney Deep project
Public meeting on proposed natural gas and helium processing facility April 27th in Big Piney
by Bureau of Land Management
April 21, 2015
The Bureau of Land Management¡¯s (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO) is seeking public input on a proposed natural gas and helium processing facility in the Dry Piney Creek area, approximately 10 miles northwest of LaBarge, Wyoming.
QEP Resources, Inc. has proposed a gas development project which would include ten gas©\production wells with associated access roads and buried gathering pipelines; a gas processing plant, 7.6 miles of methane pipeline, 8.3 miles of CO2 pipeline, four CO2©\injection wells, 13 miles of an overhead, 230©\kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line, a 230/34.5 kV substation, one water©\supply well, one produced©\water disposal well and one sour©\gas disposal well.
The proposed facilities and supporting features would be constructed on a mix of public, state and private land, with the majority of the 355 acre gas processing plant facilities on private QEP-owned land.
A project- related public open house will be held from 4 ¨C 7 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Big Piney branch of the Sublette County Public Library, 106 South Fish St., Big Piney, Wyoming. Representatives of QEP and BLM will be on hand to answer questions, provide information about the proposed project and accept written comments.
Additional information, including the draft plan of development, is available at the PFO, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, Wyo., or online at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/pfo/DryPineyDeep.html.
The PFO will be preparing an environmental assessment and public comments will help identify issues, potential impacts and possible mitigation measures and assist in developing a reasonable range of alternative actions. Comments should be as specific and constructive as possible. Please mail or deliver written comments to Pinedale Field Office, Attn: Joseph Debebe, P.O. Box 768, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale WY 82941-0768; email to email@example.com; or fax to 307-367-5329.
BLM will accept public comments until May 20, 2015.
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment ¨C including your personal identifying information ¨C may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the individual below during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the below individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.
For more information, contact Natural Resource Specialist Joseph Debebe at 307-367-5360.