HEARING DOCKET: November 2007    
FINAL
10/16/2007
           
Docket
Number
Cause Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
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 August
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 from June, July and August
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, August and October

1-121

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 from August and October

Withdrawn

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.  Protests filed by Penne Powers and Judith P. Jenny

Continued from August, October, November

Continued to December

0710-EX-08 112 Williams Production Co./
William A. Keefe
07/27/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Mesaverde
La Plata
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location in Order No. 112-46 for the drilling of the relocated Bondad 33-9 #5A Well to be drilled in the SE 1170 feet FSL and 420 feet FEL in Section 3, Township 33 North, Range 9 West, N.M P.M.  Continued from October           Withdrawn
0710-AW-22 112 Chevron USA Inc. and Four Star Oil & Gas Co./
William A. Keefe
08/09/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland Coal
La Plata
Request for an order to allow 2 additional wells for a total of 4 in the 320-acre drilling and spacing units in certain lands in Township 34 North, Ranges 9 and 10 West, N.M.P.M., with the permitted well to be located no closer than 660 feet from the outer unit boundary.  Continued from October Continued to January '08
0711-UP-31 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
09/13/2007 Rulison
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W of Section 20, Township 6 North, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. for the proposed Overcracker Federal 20-14D Well.  139-81
0711-SP-33 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
09/14/2007 Parachute
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 20 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 200 feet from the unit boundary in the E of Section 15, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. 440-50
0711-SP-31 530 Cohort Energy Co./
Scott M. Campbell
09/14/2007
Fox Hills
Moffat
Request for an order to establish 160-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the SW of Section 31, Township 12 North, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., and the SE of Section 36, Township 12 North, Range 97 West, 6th P.M., with the permitted well to be located no closer than 600 feet from the unit boundary.  530-2
0711-AW-23 166 Plains Exploration & Prod. Co./
Scott M. Campbell
09/14/2007 East Plateau
Williams Fork/Rollins/Cozzette/
Corcoran
Mesa
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the lease line for certain lands in Sections 3, 10, 11,14, and 15 of Township 10 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. Continued to December
0711-AW-25 429 Plains Exploration & Prod. Co./
Scott M. Campbell
09/14/2007 Brush Creek
Williams Fork/Rollins/Cozzette/Corcoran
Mesa
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one (1) well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the lease line in certain lands of Township 9 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. Continued to December
0711-EX-09 315 Rosetta Resources Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
09/14/2007 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location in Order No. 315-3 for the drilling of the  Schobe 22-1 Well to be drilled 722 feet FNL and 617 feet FEL in the NE NE of Section 22, Township 1 South, Range 44 West, 6th P.M.  Withdrawn
0711-UP-32 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
09/14/2007 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for the W of Section 18, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and  to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the proposed Sosa 11-18, 12-18, 21-18 and 22-18 Wells. 232-242

407-307

0711-SP-32 139 Noble Energy Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/ Susan L. Aldridge
09/14/2007 Rulilson
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the NW NE, the NE NE and the NE NW of Section 3, Township 8 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., and allow one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the unit boundary.  139-82
0711-OV-09 1V Staff Recommendation 08/31/2007
Weld
AOC-Failure by Diversified Operating Corporation to comply with Rule 905.a., failure to submit a Site Investigation and Remediation Workplan, Form 27, for prior COGCC approval before closing an unlined production pit; and Rule 907.a.(1)., failure to ensure that E&P waste is properly stored, handled, transported, treated, recycled or disposed to prevent threatened or actual significant adverse environmental impacts to air, water, soil or biological resources for the Long Draw #1-22 Well  located in the NE NE of Section 22, Township 3 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. 1V-315
0711-OV-10 1V Staff Recommendation 08/14/2007
Las Animas
AOC-Failure by Red River Ranch Holdings LLC. to comply with Rule 209., failure to take special precautions in drilling the Red River Ranch No.18-3E Well located in the NW SW of Section 18, Township 35 South, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., Rule 324A.a. for not taking adequate precautions to prevent significant adverse environmental impacts to water resources, Rule 324A.b. for violating WQCCs standard that surface waters of the state shall be free from substances attributable to human-caused point source or non-point source discharge, Rule 907.a.(1) for not ensuring that E&P waste was properly treated, stored, handled, or disposed of to prevent threatened or actual significant adverse environmental impact, Rule 907.a.(2) for failure to conduct E&P waste management activities and construct and operate E&P waste facilities to protect the waters of the state from significant adverse environmental impact. 1V-316