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Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Oil Shale Research, Development & Demonstration Tracts

Shell Frontier Oil & Gas
OIL SHALE RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND
DEMONSTRATION (R,D&D) TRACTS

Environmental Assessment


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Final Environmental Assessment with comments/responses
 

Preliminary Environmental Assessment

  • CO-110-2006-117-EA Environmental Assessment  (1.5 MB)  
  • Figure 1    Project Area Boundaries (590 KB)
  • Figure 2    Site 1 - Oil Shale Test Site (560 KB)
  • Figure 3    Site 1 - Oil Shale Test Site Operation Plan Layout  (620 KB)
  • Figure 4    ICP Process  (520 KB)
  • Figure 5    Freeze Wall (700 KB)
  • Figure 6    Site 2 - Nahcolite Test Site  (560 KB) 
  • Figure 7    Site 3 - Advanced Heater Test Site  (570 KB)
  • Figure 8    Site 3 - Advanced Heater Test Site Operation Plan   (530 KB)
  • Figure 9    Process Water Management  (135 KB)
  • Figure 10  USGS Surface Water and Groundwater Locations near the Test Sites  (680 KB)
  • Figure 11  Daily Streamflow Hydrograph for Corral Gulch and Yellow Creek  (330 KB)
  • Figure 12  Geohydrology Monitoring Wells, Piceance  (640 KB)
  • Figure 13   General Stratigraphic Column for the Three Test Sites  (110 KB)
  • Figure 14   Stratigraphic and Hydrostratigraphic Units and Group  (250 KB)
  • Figure 15   Conceptual Regional Hydrostratigraphic Cross-Section  (180 KB)
  • Figure 16   Regional Potentiometric Surface Map for the "Upper Aquifer" of USGS  (1.0 MB)
  • Figure 17   Regional Potentiometric Surface Map for the "Lowerr Aquifer" of USGS   (130 KB)
  • Figure 18   Permitted Gas and Water Wells Within 5 Miles of the Shell Leases   (640 KB)
  • Figure 19   Conceptual Diagram Showing Dewatering and Reclamation Groundwater Use (500KB)
  • Figure 20   Surface Water Hydrology Map  (490 KB)
  • Figure 21   Vegetation Communities and Wildlife Habitats,  Site 1 - Oil Shale Test Site  (500 KB)
  • Figure 22   Vegetation Communities and Wildlife Habitats,  Site 2 -  Nahcolite Test Site   (500 KB)
  • Figure 23   Vegetation Communities and Wildlife Habitats,  Site 3 -  Advanced Heater Test Site   (100 KB)
  • Appendix A   Selections From Plan of Operation Oil Shale Test Project   (340 KB)
  • Appendix B   Selections From 2nd Generation ICP Project - Plan of Operation  (400 KB)
  • Appendix C   Selections From E-ICP Test Project   (460 KB)