Public Notice

Natural Gas Well Work Permit – Nick Ballato BRK 8H


Notice is hereby given:
Pursuant to West Virginia Code 22-6A-10(e) prior to filing an application for a permit for a horizontal well the applicant shall publish in the county in which the well is located or is proposed to be located a Class II legal advertisement.

Paper: Brooke County Review

Public Notice Date: March 10 & March 17, 2023

The following applicant intends to apply for a horizontal natural well work permit which disturbs three acres or more of surface excluding pipelines, gathering lines and roads or utilizes more than two hundred ten thousand gallons of water in any thirty day period.

Applicant: SWN Production Company, LLC Well Number: Nick Ballato BRK 8H

Address: 1300 Fort Pierpont Dr., Suite 201
Morgantown, WV 26508

Business Conducted: Natural gas production

State: West Virginia County: Brooke
District: Cross Creek Quadrangle: Steubenville East
UTM Coordinate NAD83 Northing: 4462298 Watershed: Upper Ohio North
UTM Coordinate NAD83 Easting: 536936

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Reviewing Applications:
Copies of the proposed permit application may be reviewed at the WV Department of Environmental Protection headquarters, located at 601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304 (304-926-0450). Full copies or scans of the proposed permit application will cost $15, whether mailed or obtained at DEP headquarters. Copies may be requested by calling the office or be sending an e-mail to [email protected].

Submitting Comments:
Comments may be submitted online at, or by letter to Permit Review, Office of Oil and Gas, 601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304. Please reference the county, well number, and operator when using this option.

Regardless of format for comment submissions, they must be received no later than thirty days after the permit application is received by the Office of Oil and Gas.

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BCR 03/10 – 03/17/23