Within 60 days of completing an operation on a well that involves emplacing fluid containing acid in the well or involves application of pressure to the formation that exceeds formation pore pressure, but
IS NOT a well stimulation treatment, an operator is required to submit information about the operation to the Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).
On July 18, 2022,
a Request for Information (RFI) to seek stakeholder input on opportunities
to strengthen regulations related to acid treatment data reporting. The comment
period will be open from July 18, 2022 - August 31, 2022. Information
gathered will guide future actions, which may include building upon the
existing regulatory framework for well maintenance to address issues identified
by CalGEM and other key stakeholders related to acid treatment reporting.
Well Maintenance forms must be submitted through the operator-access-only WellSTAR electronic database.
As of December 17, 2019, well maintenance operational data can be viewed in
Additionally, all Well Maintenance Determination Requests and Aggregate Well Maintenance plans must be submitted though the operator-access-only WellSTAR
Plan Submission form.