HEARING DOCKET: SEPTEMBER 2008    

08/14/2008
           
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
0806-EX-04 139 Noble Energy, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak
04/18/2008 Rulison
Mancos/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location for the Mancos Formation at a bottomhole location of 150 feet FSL and 440 feet FWL and the Iles Formation to be produced at a bottomhole location of 184 feet FSL and 440 feet FWL in the Cotner 35-14D Well located in the SW SW of Section 35, Township 7 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. Protest filed by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA)
Application amended and
continued from June, July and August

Continued to October

0808-AW-23 386 Plains Exploration & Production Company/
Scott Campbell/Nick Swartzendruber
06/30/2008 Hightower
Mesaverde Group
Mesa
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 9 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M. Continued from August

386-3

0808-AW-24 429 Plains Exploration & Production Company/
Scott Campbell/Nick Swartzendruber
06/30/2008 Brush Creek
Mesaverde Group
Mesa
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 Section 15, Township 9 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. Continued from August

429-9

0809-AW-25 1, 369, 386, 399 & 429 Delta Petroleum Corporation/
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan Aldridge
08/04/2008 Buzzard Creek, Sheep Creek, Vega, Brush Creek, Middleton Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Mesa
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 lease line, for certain lands in Townships 8 and 9 South, Ranges 92 and 93 West, 6th P.M.

1-127

 

369-5

 

386-4

 

399-5

 

429-10

0809-AW-26 139 Noble Energy Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan Aldridge
08/05/2008 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield/Mesa
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 lease line for certain lands in Sections 3, 10, 14 and 15 of Township 8 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. Continued to October
0809-AW-27 139 & 440 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan Aldridge
07/31/2008 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 or lease line for Sections 11 and 16, both in Township 7 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. 139-99

440-54

0809-AW-28 510 Marathon Oil Company/
Scott Campbell
08/04/2008 Grand Valley
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 lease line or unit boundary for certain lands in Townships 5 and 7 South, Ranges 96 and 97 West, 6th P.M. Continued to October
0809-AW-29 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
08/04/2008 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 lease line for certain lands in Township 7 South, Ranges 93 and 94 West, 6th P.M. 139-100
0809-AW-30 139 Noble Energy Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan Aldridge
08/07/2008 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to vacate the 40-acre drilling and spacing units established in Order No. 139-73, to allow the equivalent of one well per 9 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the lease line for Lots 3 and 4 in Section 17, Township 7 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. 139-101
0809-EX-05 449 Direct Petroleum Exploration, Inc./
William A. Keefe
07/28/2008
Arapahoe
Morrow
Cheyenne
Request for an order allowing an exception to the permitted location and rescinding the production restrictions under Order No. 449-14, for the Shirley Rother #1 Well located 1538 FWL and 693 FSL in the E SW of Section 33, Township 14 South, Range 42 West, 6th P.M. 449-33
0809-GA-01 1 Colorado Board of Parks and Outdoor Recreation/
Timothy J. Monahan
12/05/2007 Adams Request for an order to designate Barr Lake State Park as a Designated Outside Activity Area. Continued to October
0809-GA-03 1 La Plata County/
Jeffery P. Robbins
07/21/2008 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata 
Request for an order to require Maralex Corporation to use a zero discharge closed loop pitless drilling system to drill the proposed Keegan Patrick 33-7-11 #3C Well located in the NW SW of Section 11, Township 33 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M. Continued to October
0809-SP-22 330 Petroleum Development Corp./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
08/04/2008 Armel
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to vacate 160-acre drilling and spacing units and place the lands under Rule 318.b., with the permitted well to be drilled when less than 2500 feet to be located no closer than 200 feet from any lease line and not less than 300 feet from another well in the same common source of supply, for certain lands in Township 3 South, Range 42 West, 6th P.M. 330-4
0809-SP-23 440 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
07/21/2008 Parachute
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to vacate the 160-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the Iles Formation and establish an approximate 40-acre drilling and spacing unit, and allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres for both formations, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet to the boundaries of the unit for the NE SW of Section 15, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. 440-53
0809-SP-24 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
07/21/2008 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to vacate 40-acre drilling and spacing units and establish an approximate 198-acre drilling and spacing unit, and allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres,  with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the boundaries of the unit for Lots 6 and 7, 12 and 13 and the SW NE of Section 22, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. 139-102
0809-UP-18 531 EOG Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Susan L. Aldridge
08/04/2008
Niobrara
Jackson
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 629-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 30, Township 7 North, Range 80 West, 6th P.M. Continued to October
0809-UP-19 407 Petroleum Management, LLC/
Thomas J. Kimmell
07/23/2008 Wattenberg
Codell-Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W NE of Section 12, Township 4 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 407-315
0809-UP-20 407 Petroleum Development Corporation/
Scott Campbell/Nick Swartzendruber
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Shannon, Codell-Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to vacate 80-acre drilling and spacing units established in Order No. 407-87 and establish a 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W of Section 10, Township 5 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. Continued to October
0809-UP-21 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E SW of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. 1-128

407-316

0809-UP-22 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the W SE and the E SW of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-129

407-317

0809-UP-23 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the N NE of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the S SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. 1-130

407-318

0809-UP-24 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N NE of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-131

407-319

0809-UP-25 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N NW of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-132

407-320

0809-UP-26 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the N NW of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the S SW of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. 1-133

407-321

0809-UP-27 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. 1-134

407-322

0809-UP-28 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the NW NE and NE NW of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the SE SW and SW SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-135

407-323

0809-UP-29 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NW of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-136

407-324

0809-UP-30 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the S NE and the N SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit. 1-137

407-325

0809-UP-31 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-138

407-326

0809-UP-32 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.   1-139

407-327

0809-UP-33 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the SW NE, SE NW, NE SW and the NW SE of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-140

407-328

0809-UP-34 1 and 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Joseph R. Pope
08/04/2008 Wattenberg
Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, Dakota
Weld
Request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the W NE and the E NW of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit.  1-141

407-329

0809-OV-16 1V Staff Recommendation 07/30/2008 La Plata Request of an order finding violation by Star Acquisition VIII, LLC for failure to comply with obligations set forth in Rules 303.a.(1), 303.d.(1), 303.d.(2), 305.b.(1), 306.a., 306.a.(1), 306.a.(3), 317.c., and 318., and for plugging and abandoning the Rowe #1A Well prior to complying with the obligations set forth in Rule 319.a.(6), located in the NE SE of Section 21, Township 33 North, Range 12 West, N.M.P.M. 1V-331
0809-OV-17 1V Staff Recommendation 07/30/2008 La Plata Request of an order finding violation by Star Acquisition VIII, LLC for commencing drilling operations at the Dyehard #3A Well prior to complying with obligations set forth in Rules 303.a.(1), 303.d.(1), 303.d.(2), 305.b.(1), 306.a., 306.a.(1), 306.a.(3), 317.c., and 318., located in the NE NW of Section 13, Township 33 North, Range 12 West, N.M.P.M. 1V-332