Acid wash and stimulation monitoring

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Dear Environment Agency,

1. Is the EA notified when an operator performs the following injection operations/at what stage is the EA notified?
a. Acid wash
b. Matrix acidisation
c. Acid fracking

2. What information is reported (start/end date, injected volume, injection pressure)

3. Is this information available to the public?

4. What is the EA’s definition of matrix acidisation and acid fracking?

Yours faithfully,

Ada Zaffina

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Dear Environment Agency,
 
1. Is the EA notified when an operator performs the following injection
operations/at what stage is the EA notified?
a. Acid wash
b. Matrix acidisation
c. Acid fracking
 
2. What information is reported (start/end date, injected volume,
injection pressure)
 
3. Is this information available to the public?
 
4. What is the EA’s definition of matrix acidisation and acid fracking?
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Ada Zaffina
 
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Dear Ada

 

Enquiry regarding acid wash, matrix acidisation and acid fracking.

 

Thank you for your enquiry which was received on 20 August 2018.

 

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