3215. (a) Within 60 days after the date of cessation of drilling, rework, well stimulation treatment, or abandonment operations, or the date of suspension of operations, the operator shall file with the district deputy, in a form approved by the supervisor, true copies of the log, core record, and history of work performed, and, if made, true and reproducible copies of all electrical, physical, or chemical logs, tests, or surveys. Upon a showing of hardship, the supervisor may extend the time within which to comply with this section for a period not to exceed 60 additional days.
(b) The supervisor shall include information or electronic links to information provided pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 3160 on existing publicly accessible maps on the division’s
Internet Web site,
internet website, and make the information available such that well stimulation treatment and related information are associated with each specific well. If data is reported on an Internet Web site internet website not maintained by the division pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (g) of Section 3160, the division shall provide electronic links to that Internet Web site. internet website. The public shall be able to search and sort the hydraulic well stimulation and related information by at least the following criteria:
(1) Geographic area.
(3) Chemical constituent.
(4) Chemical Abstract Service number.
(5) Time period.
(c) Notwithstanding Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, on or before July 30 of each year, the supervisor shall, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, prepare and transmit to the Legislature a comprehensive report on well stimulation treatments in the exploration and production of oil and gas resources in California. The report shall include aggregated data of all of the information required to be reported pursuant to Section 3160 reported by the district, county,
and operator. The report also shall include relevant additional information, as necessary, including, but not limited to, all of the following:
(1) Aggregated data detailing the disposition of any produced water from wells that have undergone well stimulation treatments.
(2) Aggregated data describing the formations where wells have received well stimulation treatments including the range of safety factors used and fracture zone lengths.
(3) The number of emergency responses to a spill or release associated with a well stimulation treatment.
(4) Aggregated data detailing the number of times trade secret information was not provided to the public, by county and by each company, in the preceding year.
(5) Data detailing the loss of well and well casing integrity in the preceding year for wells that have undergone well stimulation treatment. For comparative purposes, data detailing the loss of well and well casing integrity in the preceding year for all wells shall also be provided. The cause of each well and well casing failure, if known, shall also be provided.
(6) The number of spot check inspections conducted pursuant to subdivision (l) of Section 3160, including the number of inspections where the composition of well stimulation fluids were verified and the results of those inspections.
(7) The number of well stimulation treatments witnessed by the division.
(8) The number of enforcement actions associated with well stimulation treatments, including, but not limited to, notices of deficiency,
notices of violation, civil or criminal enforcement actions, and any penalties assessed.
(d) The report shall be made publicly available and an electronic version shall be available on the division’s
Internet Web site.
(e) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2027, and as of that date is repealed.