HEARING DOCKET: November 2010      
11/10/2010            
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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. Protests filed by James Alexander, Alexander Energy Company, HRM Resources, Texas American Resources Company and Sovereign Energy LLC., Noble Energy, Inc., and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Continued to the January hearing
 
1007-AW-07 112 Pablo Operating Company/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
05/19/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request for an order to allow up to four wells per 320-acre standup drilling and spacing unit, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 600 feet from the unit boundary, for Section 27, Township 33 North, Range 8 West, N.M.P.M. Intervention by La Plata County

Continued to the January 2011 hearing
1007-UP-47 191 Bill Barrett Corporation/
William A. Keefe
05/18/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the established 640-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 36, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Hilton 36-21D Well.  Protest filed by Gene R. and Mary J. Hilton.

Companion to Docket No. 1009-SP-27

Continued from the October hearing

Application withdrawn

1008-UP-51 112 BP America Production Company/
William A. Keefe/Jamie L. Jost
06/18/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S of Section 21, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. 
Application Amended

Continued from the October hearing

112-222

1009-GA-12 1 Colorado Petroleum Association/
John Paul Seman Jr./
Nick A. Swartzendruber
03/10/2010 Statewide  The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has set a hearing to consider an application to amend Rule 905.b.(3)A. Continued  to the January hearing
1010-GA-18 1 Yuma County/
Michael K. Grinnan
07/29/2010

Yuma
Request for Commission hearing to seek an exemption from Rule 804. for all lands within its boundaries. The County is only requesting an exemption from the September 1, 2010 requirement.  Continued from the October hearing

1-162

1010-SP-31 407 Bonanza Creek Energy Operating Company, LLC./
J. Michael Morgan
09/01/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to establish twenty-one approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for various lands in Township 5 North, Ranges 61 and 62 West, 6th P.M. and Township 6 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and allow one horizontal well in each of the units, with initial penetration of the Codell and Niobrara Formations, lateral, and bottomhole location not closer than 460 feet from the boundaries of the unit. Continued from the October hearing

407-380

1010-SP-37 191
Antero Resources Piceance Corporation/
Williams A. Keefe
09/01/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 31, Township 5 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations, and to optionally allow one well per 10 acres.

The Commission continued the matter from the October hearing.

 

Continued to the January hearing

1010-UP-57 112 BP American Production and Lois Hood/
Thomas W. Niebrugge/
Jeffery P. Robbins
09/01/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request to involuntarily pool all nonconsenting interests in the drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 1U and the N of Section 12U, Township 34 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M. (S.U.L.) for the development and operation of the Fruitland coal seams. 
Protested by Samson Resources - Denied by Commission
 

Continued to the January hearing

1010-UP-58 407 Great Western Oil and Gas Company LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
09/01/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 2, Township 4 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., for the production of oil and gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations from the Coulson 2-53 Well, and to pool all nonconsenting owners in the proposed unit;  and to pool all nonconsenting owners in the established 80-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of the W SW of Section 2, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations including production from the Coulson 2-13 and Coulson 2-14 Wells; and pool all non-consenting owners in the established 80-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of the E SW of Section 2, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations including the production from the Coulson 2-23 and Coufal 2-24 Wells.
Protested by Colorado Community Bank

Continued to the January hearing

1011-AW-08 112 BP America Production Company & Red Willow Production Company/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
10/08/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request to allow an optional second well in established 320-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Township 32 North, Ranges 9 and 10 West, N.M.P.M. (S.U.L.) and Township 33 North, Ranges 9 and 10 West, N.M.P.M. (S.U.L.) 112-223
1011-AW-09 112 BP America Production Company & Red Willow Production Company/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
10/08/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request to allow up to four optional wells in established 320-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Township 32 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. (S.U.L.) and Township 33 North, Ranges 9 and 10 West, N.M.P.M. (S.U.L.) Intervention by La Plata County

112-224

1011-AW-10 112 Red Willow Production Company/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
10/08/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request to amend Order No. 112-210 to approve an optional second horizontal well for the 356.62-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the W E and W of Section 21, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M. 112-225
1011-AW-11 191 Bill Barrett Corporation/
William A. Keefe
10/08/2010 Mamm Creek Field
Iles
Garfield
Request to approve  the equivalent of one well per 10 acres well density for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Iles Formation in the N N of Section 19, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M. 191-80
1011-GA-19 1 Wellington Operating Company, LLC/
Steven Bushong
10/07/2010 Boxelder Creek Alluvium
Larimer
Request to renew discharge permit, previously granted under Order No. 1-108, to discharge treated produced water from the Wellington Muddy Unit into the Boxelder Creek Alluvium in the SE of Section 7, Township 9 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1-161
1011-SP-40 112 Red Willow Production Company/
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
10/08/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request to amend Order No. 112-210 to combine a 359.02-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the E E of Section 21 and the W of Section 22, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M. and a 360.00-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the E of Section 22 and the W  W of Section 23 Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M. into a 719.02-acre drilling and spacing unit for those same lands and approve two horizontal wells on the combined unit for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Fruitland coal seams.  112-226
1011-SP-41 191 Bill Barrett Corporation/
William A. Keefe
10/08/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request to establish an approximate 140-acre drilling and spacing unit for the N NE, the N SE NE, and the SW NE of Section 24, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M. 191-81
1011-SP-42 191 Bill Barrett Corporation/
William A. Keefe
10/08/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request to establish an approximate 100-acre drilling and spacing unit for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations in the S SE NE, NE SE, and the SE SE of Section 24, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M. 191-82
1011-UP-59 5 East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC/
David R. Little
10/06/2010 Peetz West
"J" Sand
Logan
Request for order to make effective the establishment of the enhanced recovery unit and enhanced recovery operations approved by Order No. 5-1 for the "J"-Sand Formation in certain lands located in Section 6 in Township 11 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M., Section 31 in Township 12 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M., Section 1 in Township 11 North, Range 53 West, 6th P.M., and Section 36 in Township 12 North, Range 53 West, 6th P.M., based on the written and approval and consent of 80% or more of the royalty interest owners. 5-3
1011-UP-60 5 East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC/
David R. Little
10/06/2010 Peetz West
"D" Sand
Logan
Request for order to make effective the establishment of the enhanced recovery unit and enhanced recovery operations approved by Order No. 5-2 for the "D" Sand Formation in certain lands located in Section 3, 5 and 7 in Township 11 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M., Section 31 in Township 12 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M., and Section 36 in Township 12 North, Range 53 West, 6th P.M., based on the written and approval and consent of 80% or more of the royalty interest owners. 5-4
1011-UP-61 407 Great Western Oil and Gas Company/
J. Michael Morgan
10/06/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests for a designated 160-acre drilling and spacing unit for the SW of Section 31, Township 7 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Heinze #31-53 Well. Withdrawn
1011-UP-62 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
09/01/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request to pool specifically named nonconsenting interests for certain described wells and future wells drilling in designated drilling and spacing units and wellbore spacing units located within portions of Sections 7, 8, 17, 18, and 19 in Township 3 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. 232-262

407-381

1009-OV-07 1V Staff Recommendation 08/25/2010 Morgan Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with Magpie Operating, Inc. for violations of Rules 319.b.(1), 319.b.(3), and 326.b.(1) for oil and gas operations at the J.W. Challis #1 Well (API No. 05-087-06066), located in the SW SW of Section 34, Township 4 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the October hearing

1V-353

1011-OV-10 1V Staff Recommendation 10/27/2010 Las Animas Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. for a violation of Rule 303.a. for oil and gas operations at the Bantini #11-25TR Well (API No. 05-071-09195) located in the NW NW of Section 25, Township 32 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. 1V-354
1011-OV-11 1V Staff Recommendation 09/21/2011 Weld Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with Noble Energy Production, Inc. for violations of Rules 324A.a., 907.a.(1), and 907.d.(3)B. for oil and gas operations at the Buxman I #26-6 Well (API No. 05-123-23401) located in the SE NW of Section 26, Township 6 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. 1V-355
1011-OV-12 1V Staff Recommendation 09/22/2011 Weld Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with Petro-Canada Resources in violation of Rules 324A.a., 907.a.(1), and 907.d.(3)B. at the Deshazo #24-41 Well located in the NE SE of Section 24, Township 6 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M.    1V-356
1011-OV-13 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Rio Blanco Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with ExxonMobil Oil Corporation for a violation of Rule 303.a. for oil and gas operations at the Piceance Creek Unit Well #296-7A7 (API No. 05-103-10825-00), located in the SE NE of Section 7, Township 2 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. 1V-357
1011-OV-14 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Garfield Request for approval of an Administrative Order By Consent with Noble Energy Production, Inc. for a violation of Rule 303.a. for oil and gas operations at the Nocks #1-11D Well (API# 05-045-12300-00), located in the NW NW of Section 1, Township 8 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M. 1V-358
1011-OV-15 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Jefferson Request for an Order Finding Violation against Premier Oil & Gas, Inc. for violations of Rules 206., 210.b.(1), 309., 319.b.(1), 326.b.(1), 604.d., and 706., for its oil and gas operations at the Church Ranch #1W Well (API No. 05-059-06026), located in the NW SW of Section 9, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the January hearing
1011-OV-16 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Jefferson Request for an Order Finding Violation against Provide Oil & Gas, Inc. for violations of Rules 205.a., 206., 301., 309., 706., 1002.d., 1002.e.(1), 1003.b., 1003.e.(2), and 1003.f., for its oil and gas operations at the State 16-4 #1 Well (API No. 05-059-06024), located in the NW NW of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the January hearing