HEARING DOCKET: September 2010    
09/14/2010            
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
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 October hearing
1004-GA-07 1 BP Energy, Inc/
Van K. Bullock
02/10/2010 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Adams
Request to obtain a variance from the requirement to provide financial assurance in the amount set forth in Rule 706.a. Continued from the July hearing.

Application withdrawn

1004-UP-29 139 Williams Production RMT Company/
William A. Keefe
03/10/2010 Rulison
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the established 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N of Section 24, Township 6 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. Protested by J. Andrew Dunn and Niki D. LeClair

Continued from the August hearing

Application Withdrawn
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 October 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 North, 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 to the October hearing

1008-GA-09 1 Lois Hood, mineral interest owner/
Jeffrey P. Robbins
04/14/2010 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
La Plata
Request for Commission hearing, related to non-payment of royalties, alleging that neither Samson Resources Company nor BP America Production Company has made any production payments to the payee for production taken from the Echols-Ute #1-12U, SE Bayfield 34-7 #12U-1, and Echols Unit #2-12U Wells. Continued from the August 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 to the October hearing
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).  
1009-GA-13 1 Morgan County/
George N. Monsson
07/22/2010 Morgan Request for Commission hearing to seek a partial exemption from Rule 804., Visual Impact Mitigation, which requires operators to paint production facilities in earth tone colors by September 1, 2010.  Applicant requests that the painting requirement occur upon installation of production equipment or repainting as part of regular maintenance.  1-156
1009-GA-14 1 Logan County/
Alan W. Samber
07/28/2010 Logan Request for Commission hearing to seek a partial exemption from Rule 804., Visual Impact Mitigation, which requires operators to paint production facilities in earth tone colors by September 1, 2010.  Applicant requests that Rule 804, as it existed prior to the 2009 amendments, be applicable to operators in the County.   1-157
1009-GA-15 1 Lincoln County/
Stan Kimble
07/20/2010 Lincoln Request for Commission hearing to seek a variance from Rule 804., Visual Impact Mitigation, to exempt all operators within the County from painting production facilities, which are observable from any public highway, with uniform, non-contrasting, non-reflective color tones and with colors matched to but slightly darker than the surrounding landscape by September 1, 2010. 1-158
1009-SP-24 440 Noble Energy, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Jamie L. Jost
07/28/2010 Parachute
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request to establish a two drilling and spacing units to include truncated portions of adjacent sections.  One drilling and spacing unit is proposed for Section 4, Lots 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and all of Section 9, Township 8 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. (approximately 695 acres).  The second drilling and spacing unit is proposed for Section 3, Lots 6, 7, 8, 10 and W, W E, and W E E of Section 10, Township 8 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. (approximately 618 acres). Protested by Bill Barrett Corporation and Williams Production RMT Company

Companion to Docket No. 1007-UP-47 (a request for forced pooling)

440-63

1009-SP-25 318 Augustus Energy Partners, LLC/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
07/28/2010 Republican
Niobrara
Yuma
Request to vacate an existing 160-acre drilling and spacing unit and establish two approximate 80-acre laydown drilling and spacing units consisting of the N NE of Section 18 and the S NE of Section 18, Township, 1 North, Range 44 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing
1009-SP-26 527 Williams Production RMT Company/
William A. Keefe
08/04/2010 Sulphur Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Rio Blanco
Request to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE of Section 16, Township 3 South, Range 97 West, 6th P.M. Companion to Docket No. 1009-UP-54
1009-SP-27 191 Gene R. and Mary J. Hilton/
Cynthia L. Bargell
07/28/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork and Iles
Garfield    
Request for an order vacating an existing 640 acre drilling and spacing unit established for the Williams Fork and Iles Formations of the Mesaverde Group covering Section 36, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M. Companion to Docket No. 1007-UP-47
1009-UP-53 232 & 407 Synergy Resources Corporation/
J. Michael Morgan
07/29/2010 Wattenberg
Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand
Weld
Request to confirm a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the E NE of Section 20 and W NW of Section 21, Township 5 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. to accommodate the Meyer #2 Well (API #05-123-29169) and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the wellbore spacing unit. 232-261

407-377

1009-UP-54 527 Williams Production RMT Company/
William A. Keefe
08/04/2010 Sulphur Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Rio Blanco
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the proposed approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE of Section 16, Township 3 South, Range 97 West, 6th P.M. Companion to Docket No. 1009-SP-26
1009-OV-07 1V Staff Recommendation 08/25/2010 Morgan Request for approval of an Order Finding Violation 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 to the October hearing
1009-OV-08 1V Staff Recommendation 08/25/2010 Montezuma Request for approval for approval of an Administrative Order by Consent with Kinder Morgan for violations of Rules 303., 308A, and 308B for oil and gas operations at the HE #5 Well (API No. 05-083-06601), located in the SE SW of Section 36, Township 38 North, Range 19 West, N.M.P.M. 1V-351
1009-OV-09 1V Staff Recommendation 08/25/2010 Montezuma Request for approval for approval of an Administrative Order by Consent with Kinder Morgan for violations of Rules for violations of Rules 303., 308A, and 308B for oil and gas operations at the Sand Canyon #10 Well (API No. 05-083-06604), located in the SW NW of Section 8, Township 35 North, Range 18 West, N.M.P.M. 1V-352