HEARING DOCKET: August 2007    
FINAL
08/03/2007
           
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0705-AW-11 1 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP./
David R. Little/Christopher G. Hayes
03/20/2007 Wattenberg
Cretaceous Age
Weld
Request for an order to vacate Order No. 1-41, which established a high density area for the N of Section 8, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. and place the lands under the provisions of the Rules & Regulations of the Commission and applicable orders in Cause Nos. 232, 407, 493, 496 and 499, or in the alternative for an order to  grant variances from the high density setback requirement for 4 wells to be drilled.  Continued from May, June and July

Continued to November

0706-UP-11 9 DJ Resources, Inc./
Barry W. Spector
04/20/2007 Walker
"O" Sand and "J" Sand
Logan
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Sections 23 through 26 of Township 11 North, Range 53 West, 6th P.M. and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 40-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE NW of said Section 26. Protest filed by Linear Energy Management


Continued to October

0706-UP-12 9 DJ Resources, Inc./
Barry W. Spector
04/20/2007 Walker
"O" Sand
Logan
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in  Sections 20, 21, 28, and 29 of Township 9 North, Range 53 West, 6th P.M., and  to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 40-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE SE of said Section 20.  Continued from June and July

9-5

0706-UP-16 530 Samson Resources Co./
Susan Aldridge/ Michael J. Wozniak
04/20/2007 Shell Creek Unit
Baxter/Nugget
Moffat
Request for an order to establish a 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for certain lands in Township 12 North, Range 99 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the proposed Shell Creek Unit 24-26 3R Well.  Continued  to October
0707-SP-17 139 & 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
06/01/2007 Parachute/Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to vacate the 640-acre drilling and spacing unit in Section 22, Township 7 North, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. established in Order No. 139-16 and establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units and allow one (1) well per 20 acres for said lands.  Continued from July

139-79

440-49

0707-GA-01 1 Monument Gas Marketing, Inc./
Scott M. Campbell
05/31/2007
Kiowa
Request for an order to amend or rescind Order No. 1V-238 which required re-entry and re-plugging of the Bucklen #2-34 Well. Continued from July
0708-RM-01 1R Staff Recommendation 05/29/2007 Statewide Request to amend the Conservation Mill Levy established in Rule 310 from $0.0005 to $0.000925. 1R-104
0708-AW-20 112 Chevron USA Inc./
William A. Keefe
07/02/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal
La Plata
Request for an order to allow two additional wells for a total of four (4) in the 320-acre drilling and spacing units in certain lands in Townships 33 and 34 North, Range 10 West, N.M.P.M., and Township 33 North, Range 11 West, N.M.P.M., with the permitted well to be located no closer than 660 feet from the outer unit boundary.  112-203
0708-SP-20 527 Whiting Oil and Gas Corp./
William A. Keefe
06/22/2007 Sulphur Creek
Iles/Sego
Rio Blanco
Request for an order to vacate the 400 foot setbacks  established in Order No. 527-2 and establish 100 foot setbacks from the outside boundary for certain lands in Township 2 South, Range 97 West, 6th P.M., Townships 2 and 3 South Range 98 West, 6th P.M., allow one (1) well per 10 acres for said lands.  527-4
0708-AW-21 133 Wexpro Company/
William A. Keefe
07/05/2007 Hiawatha West
Mesaverde
Moffat
Request for an order to allow two additional wells for a total of seven (7) wells,  in the 320-acre drilling and spacing units in Section 30, Township 12 North, Range 100 West, 6th P.M. and in Section 25, Township 12 North, Range 101 West, 6th P.M., with the permitted well to be located no closer than 600 feet from the outside boundary.  133-26
0708-UP-24 407 Great Western Oil and Gas Co./
Michael J. Morgan
07/06/2007 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit in the NE of Section 26, Township 6 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M.,  and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the Great Western 26-51 Well, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W NE of said Section 26 for the drilling of the Great Western 26-31 and Great Western 26-32 Wells.  Continued to October
0708-SP-21 191 Dolphin Energy Corp./
Stephen J. Sullivan
07/06/2007 Mamm Creek
Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish a 40-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE SE of Section 16, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M., and allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the outside boundary.  Continued to October
0708-UP-29 407 Noble Energy Inc. and United States Exploration, Inc./
Susan Aldridge/ Michael J. Wozniak
07/06/2007 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the  E SW of Section 29, Township 4 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. Withdrawn
0708-SP-22 510 Noble Energy Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
07/06/2007 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Township 7 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., and allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the outside boundary.  510-36
0708-UP-25 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA)./
Susan Aldridge/ Michael J. Wozniak
07/06/2007 Parachute
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S of Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. 440-47
0708-SP-24 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
07/06/2007 Parachute
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to vacate the 320-acre drilling and spacing units established in Order No. 440-12 and establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for the E E of Section 17, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M., and allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 20 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 200 feet from the outside boundary.  440-48
 
0708-UP-26 112 BP America Prod. Co./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
07/06/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland Coal
La Plata
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E of Section 30, Township 34 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M. 112-206
0708-SP-25 139 PetroHunter Co./
Craig R. Carver
07/06/2007 Parachute
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Section 34, Township 7 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. and in Sections 3 and 4, Township 8 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., allow increased well density, and modify well location setbacks. 
Continued to October
0708-SP-23 139 Noble Energy Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
07/06/2007 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units in the N NE and NE NW of Section 3, Township 8 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., and allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the outside boundary.  Withdrawn
0708-EX-05 381 Noble Energy Prod. Inc./
Susan L. Aldridge/Michael J. Wozniak
07/09/2007 Bracewell
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location in Rule 318A for the drilling of the proposed Brown I #32-20 Well with a surface location of 1,197 feet FNL and 2,627 feet FEL and a bottom hole location of 2,575 feet FNL and 1,050 feet FWL in Section 32, Township 6 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.  Withdrawn
0708-OV-04 1V Staff Recommendation 06/13/2007 Jackson AOC-Failure by Lone Pine Gas, Inc. to comply with  Rule 324A.b., violating the WQCCs Basic Standards for Surface Waters, and  in violation Rule 906.a., release of crude oil from a flowline associated with the Spaulding No. 1 Well located in the NW NE of Section 28, Township 9 North, Range 81 West, 6th P.M. 1V-310
0708-OV-05 1V Staff Recommendation 05/29/2007
Garfield
AOC-Failure by Petrogulf Corporation to comply with Rule 903.a.(1), requiring permits for drilling pits and production pits, and in violation Rule 1003.d.(2), requiring the drilling pit to be sufficiently dry prior to backfilling, for the Hooker #30-10 Well located in the NW NE of Section 30, Township 6 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. 1V-311