HEARING DOCKET: JUNE 2008      
FINAL
05/28/2008
           
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
0710-AW-22 112 Chevron USA Inc. and Four Star Oil & Gas Co./
William A. Keefe
08/09/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
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 Townships 33 and 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.  Interventions filed by La Plata County and San Juan Citizens Alliance. 


Continued to July
0801-EX-01 112 Chevron Midcontinent, L.P./
William A. Keefe
10/31/2007 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request for an order to allow a well to be drilled within one and one-half miles of the outcrop contact between the Fruitland and Pictured Cliffs Formations in the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit in the E of Section 3, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. Intervention filed by La Plata County


Continued to July
0805-AW-12 315 Rosetta Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
03/19/2008 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to allow three additional wells, for a total of four (4) wells, in the 160-acre drilling and spacing units, in Sections 22 through 24, Township 1 South, Range 44 West, 6th P.M., with the permitted well to be located no closer than 900 feet from the unit boundary.  Protests filed by Chapman Farms and  Dean Long

Continued from May
0805-EX-03 315 Rosetta Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
03/19/2008 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location in Order No. 315-3, for the drilling of the proposed Chapman 22-12 Well with a surface location of  2451 feet FSL and 651 feet FWL, in the NW SW of Section 22, Township 1 South, Range 44 West, 6th P.M.  Protests filed by William Deterding and LeRoy Deterding

Continued from May
0806-AW-14 371 & 429 Plains Exploration & Production Co./
Scott M. Campbell/Nick A. Swartzendruber
04/21/2008 Brush Creek
Mesaverde
Mesa
Request for an order to vacate the 160-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 20, Township 9 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. and to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the lease line for the SE NE of said Section 20.  371-4

429-8

0806-AW-15 139 & 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
04/21/2008 Rulison/Parachute
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the unit boundary for certain lands in Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. Continued to July
0806-AW-16 112 Energen Resources Corp. & Red Willow Production Co./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/25/2008 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request for an order to allow two optional infill wells, for a total of four (4) wells, in the 320-acre drilling and spacing units, for certain lands in Township 32 North, Ranges 5 and 6 West, N.M.P.M.  112-211
0806-AW-17 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
04/21/2008 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the ouside boundary for certain lands in Township 7 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. 139-92
0806-AW-18 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
04/21/2008 Rulison
Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the ouside boundary for the W of Section 19, Township 6 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. 139-93
0806-EX-04 510 Noble Energy, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/18/2008 Rulison
Mancos
Garfield
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location in Order No. 510-32 for the Cotner 35-14D Well at a bottomhole location of 150 feet FSL and 440 feet FWL in the SW SW of Section 35, Township 7 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. Protest by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA)

Application Amended

Continued to July

0806-UP-07 381 Apollo Operating, LLC./
Brent Chicken/Susan Aldridge
04/16/2008 Bracewell
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W NW of Section 18, Township 6 North, Range 66, West, 6th P.M. Withdrawn
0806-UP-08 381 Apollo Operating, LLC./
Brent Chicken/Susan Aldridge
04/16/2008 Bracewell
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E NW of Section 18, Township 6 North, Range 66, West, 6th P.M. Withdrawn
0806-UP-09 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Broomfield and Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit in the E SW, and the W SE of Section 34, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Bickler 4-6-34 directional well with a surface location of 2411 feet FSL and 2427 feet FWL.  232-244

407-309

0806-UP-10 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Weld and Broomfield
Request for an order to establish a 320-acre drilling and spacing unit in the W of Section 34, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Bickler 23-34 directional well with a surface location of 2426 feet FSL and 2412 feet FWL and drilling of the proposed Bickler 24-34 directional well with a surface loction of 2411 feet FSL and 2412 feet FWL.  232-245

407-310

0806-UP-11 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Boulder
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit in the S NE and the N SE of Section 24, Township 1 North, Range 69 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Lumry 6-4-24 directional well with a surface location of 894 feet FNL and 1010 feet FEL.  232-246

407-311

0806-UP-12 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Broomfield
Request for an order to establish a 320-acre drilling and spacing unit in the E of Section 34, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Kats 31-34 directional well with a surface location of 1648 feet FNL and 1637 feet FEL, the Kats 41-34  Well with a surface location of 1648 feet FNL and 1622 feet FEL, the Kats 42-34 Well with a surface location of 1663 feet FNL and 1637 feet FEL, and the Kats 6-4-34 Well with a surface location of 1663 feet FNL and 1652 feet FEL.  232-247

407-312

0806-UP-13 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Weld and Broomfield
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit in the SE NW, SW NE, NE SW, and NW SE of Section 34, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Bickler 4-4-34 directional well with a surface location of 2426 feet FSL and 2427 feet FWL.  232-248

407-313

0806-UP-14 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Wattenberg
"J" Sand, Codell and Niobrara
Boulder
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit in the N NE of Section 24 and the S SE of Section 13, both in Township 1 North, Range 69 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the drilling of the proposed Lumry 6-0-24 directional well with a surface location of 863 feet FNL and 990 feet FEL.  232-249

407-314

0806-UP-15 427 Yates Petroleum Corporation/
Scott M. Campbell/Nick A. Swartzendruber
04/23/2008 Wildcat
Lewis/Mesaverde
Moffat
Request for an order to establish a 80-acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit in the S NW of Section 31, Township 12 North, Range 90 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit. Continued to July
0806-SP-12 139 Williams Production RMT Company/
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Rulison
Wasatch
Garfield
Request for an order to establish four approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Section 12, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M., with the bottomhole location of each permitted well in the unit to be located no closer than 600 feet from the unit boundaries. 139-94
0806-SP-13 166 Plateau Energy Partners, LLC. /
Michael J. Wozniak
04/21/2008 Plateau
Williams Fork
Mesa
Request for an order to vacate 160-acre drilling and spacing units and establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units and to allow one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 200 feet to the unit or lease line boundary for certain lands in Townships 9 and 10 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. Continued to July
0806-OV-05 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Stugart 1 Well located in the NE SW of Section 30, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-320
0806-OV-06 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 210.b.(2) requiring permanent signs at the battery on the Warberg, Carl A. D #1 Well located in the NW NE of Section 29, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-321
0806-OV-07 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Saulcy #2 Well located in the NW SE of Section 29, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  1V-322
0806-OV-08 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 210.b.(2) requiring a permanent sign at the battery on the Dean Proctor #1 Well located in the SW SW of Section 28, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  1V-323
0806-OV-09 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Ihnen #1-A Well located in the SE NE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  1V-324
0806-OV-10 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Hale #2 Well located in the SE SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  1V-325
0806-OV-11 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Bunker #1 Well located in the NE NE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-326
0806-OV-12 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Bunker #5 Well located in the SE SW of Section 29, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-327
0806-OV-13 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Larimer AOC-Failure by Magpie Operating, Inc., to comply with Rule 902.d., accumulation of oil on a pit must be removed within 24 hours of discovery, Rule 907.a.(1), E&P waste must be properly stored and handled, and Rule 907.c.(1), produced water must be treated prior to placement into a production pit to prevent crude oil from entering the pit on the Anderson #1 Well located in the SW SW of Section 32, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-328
0806-OV-14 1V Staff Recommendation 04/30/2008 Yuma AOC-Failure by Petroleum Development Corporation to comply with Rule 325.c.(7), failure to inject at pressures less than the maximum injection pressure, as set by the Director, for the Gardner (SWD) 12-26 Well located in the SW NW of Section 26, Township 1 North, Range 45 West, 6th P.M.   1V-329