GENERAL HEARING DOCKET: September 2011 (as of 9/14/2011)    
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
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 from July 2010 hearing, and subsequently continued to the October 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, SG Interests I, Ltd, and SG Interests V, Ltd - Partial Dismissal - Denied by Commission

Continued from October 2010 hearing, and subsequently continued the October hearing.
1105-UP-28 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
03/14/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 9, Township 6 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., effective as of the spud date of the planned Degenhart #6-62-9-1H Well. Application provisionally approved at May hearing for subsequent publication.  Protest filed by Noble Energy, Inc. which resulted in May approval being vacated.

Continued to the October hearing.
1106-EX-10 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
04/28/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to nine producing completions for the SE of Section 2, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the June hearing, and subsequently continued from the August hearing.

Application withdrawn.
1106-GA-07 1C Petroglyph Energy, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
04/28/2011 North Raton Basin
Vermejo coal
Huerfano
Request for an order to approve of Petroglyph's plan to terminate coal bed methane (CBM) operations in the Northern Raton Basin; (2) allow Petroglyph to plug and abandon certain wells drilled pursuant to the methane investigation, monitoring, and mitigation plan (MIMMP) by cementing those boreholes their entire depth to isolate the Vermejo Coal Formation from the Poison Canyon Formation; and (3) provide for interim operation of Petroglyphs Phase Two-MIMMP Plan. Continued from the June hearing.

1C-8

1106-SP-62 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
04/28/2011 Wattenberg
Codell
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in Section 28, Township 1 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit (to accommodate the planned Marrs #28C-28HZ Well). Continued from the June hearing, and subsequently continued from the August hearing.

407-449

1106-SP-63 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
04/28/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in Section 28, Township 1 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit (to accommodate the planned Marrs 3N-28HZ Well). Continued from the June hearing, and subsequently continued from the August hearing.

407-450

1106-SP-64 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
04/28/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in Section 28, Township 1 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit (to accommodate the planned Marrs 2N-28HZ Well). Continued from the June hearing, and subsequently continued from the August hearing.

407-477

1106-UP-61 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
04/28/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 10, Township 10 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. (wherein the Applicant has plans to drill and complete the JEM Ranch #10-10-67 1H Well). Protest filed by EOG Resources, Inc.

Continued from the June hearing, and subsequently continued to the October hearing.
1108-GA-08 1 TC Operating LLC/
Stephen J. Sullivan
06/13/2011 Chinle/Granite Wash/Wingate
Mesa
Appeal of Staff's denial of TC Operating's application for an underground injection control ("UIC") well for the Deer Creek SWD 1 Well, located in the NE NE, Section 2, Township 14 South, Range 98 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing.
1108-SP-76 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
06/08/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Larimer
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 22, Township 10 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit. Continued from the August hearing.

535-68

1108-SP-77 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
06/08/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 6, Township 9 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit. Continued to the October hearing.
1108-SP-97 535 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish forty (40) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands located in Townships 7 through 9 North, Ranges 58 and 61 West, 6th P.M., and approve  two (2) horizontal wells within each unit. Application amended and certain lands continued.

Continued from the August hearing.

535-69

1108-SP-98 369 & 399 Delta Petroleum Corp./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
06/09/2011 Buzzard Creek/Vega
Mancos/Niobrara/Frontier/Mowry
Mesa
Request for an order to establish (5) exploratory drilling and spacing units for certain lands located in Sections 20 through 29, Township 9 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., and approve  the equivalent of one well per 10 acres well density for the units. Continued from the August hearing.

369-8

399-8

1108-SP-99 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish three (3) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Section 25, Township 8 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., Section 34, Township 9 North, Range 58 West, 6th P.M., and Section 20, Township 9 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., and approve up to two horizontal wells within each unit. Application amended.

Certain lands in application continued from the August hearing.

535-70

1108-SP-101 166 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
06/09/2011 Plateau
Williams Fork/Iles/Mancos/
Niobrara/Frontier/Mowry
Mesa
Request for an order to: (1) establish a 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for the N of Section 25, Township 9 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. (the Application Lands), and approve the equivalent of one well per 10 acres well density within the unit; and (2) pool all nonconsenting interests in the proposed 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for the Application Lands. Protest filed by Vander Laans and Currier, which was subsequently withdrawn as to spacing and well density request; matter continued from the August hearing to consider protest as to pooling request.

166-30

1108-UP-78 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/08/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Larimer
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for Section 22, Township 10 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned Trevizo #22-10-68 1H Well. Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-80 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/08/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for Section 6, Township 9 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned Burnham #6-9-67 1H Well. Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-83 315 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 40-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for the NW SW of Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. (wherein Noble has plans to drill and complete the Cantrall Trust #13-35 Well).  Protest filed by Cantralls.

Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-84 315 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 40-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for the SW SW of Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. (wherein Noble has plans to drill and complete the Cantrall Trust #14-35 Well).  Protest filed by Cantralls.

Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-85 315 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 40-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for the NE SW of Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. (wherein Noble has plans to drill and complete the Cantrall Trust #23-35 Well).  Protest filed by Cantralls.

Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-86 315 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Vernon
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 40-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for the SE SW of Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. (wherein Noble has plans to drill and complete the Cantrall Trust #24-35 Well).  Protest filed by Cantralls.

Continued to the October hearing.
1108-UP-88 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/08/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the three proposed wellbore spacing units (WBSU) which may be established for:  (1) the 320-acre WBSU for the W E and E W of Section 28, Township 1 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the planned Marrs #28C-28HZ Well); (2) the 320-acre WBSU for the E W and W E of said Section 28 (to accommodate the planned Marrs #3N-28HZ Well); and the 160-acre WBSU for the W E of said Section 28 (to accommodate the planned Marrs #2N-28HZ Well). Continued from the August hearing.

407-478

1108-UP-91 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for Section 25, Township 8 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M. Protests filed by Snell and Bockius.

Application withdrawn.
1108-UP-93 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for Section 20, Township 9 North, Range 58 West, 6th P.M. Application withdrawn.
1108-UP-94 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
06/09/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for Section 34, Township 9 North, Range 58 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-AW-06 407 EOG Resources, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
07/21/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order authorizing one additional horizontal well, for a total of up to two horizontal wells, for the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units established for Sections 22 and 23, Township 5 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. 407-479
1109-AW-07 421 EOG Resources, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
07/21/2011 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order authorizing one additional horizontal well, for a total of up to two horizontal wells, for the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 7, Township 11 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-EX-12 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to twelve (12) producing completions for the SW of Section 14, Township 3 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.; (2) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to thirteen (13) producing completions for the SW of said Section 14; and (3) approve exception locations for the Burch wells from the Rule 318A.a. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-EX-13 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to twelve (12) producing completions for the NW of Section 25, Township 3 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.; (2) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to eleven (11) producing completions for the SW of said Section 25; and (3) approve exception locations for the Camp wells from the Rule 318A.a. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-EX-14 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to eleven (11) producing completions for the NW of Section 27, Township 3 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and authorize a total of up to eleven (11) producing completions for the NW of said Section 27; (2) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to ten (10) producing completions for the SW of said Section 27, and authorize a total of up to nine (9) producing completions for the SW of said Section 27; (3) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to eleven (11) producing completions for the NE of said Section 27; (4) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to nine (9) producing completions for the SE of said Section 27; and (5) approve exception locations for the Barclay wells from the Rule 318A.a. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-SP-109 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the N of Section 12, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within the unit (to accommodate the planned McCarthy Federal #1-12 HZ Well); and (2) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to nine (9) producing completions for the NE of said Section 12. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-SP-110 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 32, Township 10 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within the unit. 535-71
1109-SP-111 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the W of Section 15, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within the unit (to accommodate the planned Paradize 4-15HZ Well). Continued to the October hearing.
1109-SP-112 535 Marathon Oil Company/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
07/21/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Larimer
Request for an order to establish three (3) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 15, 21 and 22, Township 10 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within each unit. 535-72
1109-SP-113 535 Marathon Oil Company/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
07/21/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish sixteen (16) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands located in Townships 6 and 7 North, Ranges 61 and 62 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within each unit. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-SP-114 535 Marathon Oil Company/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
07/21/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish four (4) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 21, 28, 31, and 33, Township 9 North, Range 57 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within each unit. 535-73
1109-SP-115 535 Marathon Oil Company/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
07/21/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish two (2) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 20 and 32, Township 8 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., and approve one horizontal well within each unit. 535-74
1109-SP-116 407 Noble Energy, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/William A. Keefe/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/21/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 25, Township 6 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., and approve of nine (9) horizontal wells within the unit; (2) approve a variance from Rule 318A.f. to authorize a total of up to ten (10) producing completions for the NW and NE of said Section 25; (3) approve exception locations for the horizontal wells to be drilled under the Application from the Rule 318A.a. surface drilling locations for the six (6) horizontal wells to be drilled from the W of said Section 25; and (4) approve setbacks for wells drilled under the Application to require the treated interval of the wellbore should be no closer than 460 feet from the boundaries of the unit, excepting the AA25-69HN Well, with an intended bottomhole location in the NE NE of said Section 25, may be located within the 460 foot setback allowed under Rule 318A. 407-480
1109-SP-117 535 Whiting Oil & Gas Corp./
Stephen J. Sullivan/Blake Pickett
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish four (4) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 2, 4, 5, and 6, Township 9 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M., and approve up to four (4) horizontal wells within each unit. 535-75
1109-SP-118 535 Whiting Oil & Gas Corp./
Stephen J. Sullivan/Blake Pickett
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish five (5) approximate 960-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands located in Township 10 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M., and approve up to four (4) horizontal wells within each unit. 535-76
1109-SP-119 537 McElvain Oil & Gas Properties, Inc./
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
 7/20/2011 Wingspan
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to establish a 40.28-acre drilling and spacing unit for the NW NW of Section 1, Township 3 South, Range 46 West, 6th P.M., wherein the Robin #1-4 Well is planned. 537-1
1109-SP-120 407 & 535 EOG Resources, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
07/21/2011 Wattenberg/Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish two approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Section 20, Township 4 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. and Section 26, Township 11 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., and approving one horizontal well within each unit. 407-481

535-77

1109-UP-100 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/21/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 10, Township 9 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M.  535-78
1109-UP-101 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 3, Township 7 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M.  535-79
1109-UP-102 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 8, Township 7 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M.  535-80
1109-UP-103 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 19, Township 7 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M.  535-81
1109-UP-104 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc./
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 17, Township 9 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M.  535-82
1109-UP-105 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/29/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 22, Township 9 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned Ferry #22-9-67 1H Well. 535-83
1109-UP-106 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/29/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 10, Township 10 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned GMS Land #10-10-66 1H Well. Application withdrawn
1109-UP-107 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/29/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 36, Township 10 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned State #36-10-66 1H Well. 535-84
1109-UP-108 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/29/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 4, Township 9 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned Varra #4-9-67 1H Well. Protested by Diehl

Continued to the October hearing.

1109-UP-109 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen/Matthew J. Lepore
07/29/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 26, Township 9 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the planned Varra #26-9-67 1H Well. 535-85
1109-UP-110 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit for the NW NW of Section 2 and the NE NE of Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and the SE SE of Section 34 and the SW SW of Section 35, Township 3 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Cannon #26-3 Well).  407-482
1109-UP-111 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the E SW and W SE of Section 32, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Carter #23-32 Well). 232-292

407-483

1109-UP-112 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the SW NW and NW SW of Section 9 and the SE NE and NE SE of Section 10, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Five #32-10 Well). 232-293
1109-UP-113 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in a proposed approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit which may be established for the N of Section 15, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the planned McCarthy Federal #1-12 HZ Well). Application withdrawn.
1109-UP-114 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit for the SW SW of Section 1, the SE SE of Section 2, the NE NE of Section 11, and the NW NW of Section 12, Township 2 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Pioneer #26-11 Well). 232-294

407-484

1109-UP-115 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Michael J. Wozniak
07/19/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in a proposed approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit which may be established for the W of Section 15, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the planned Paradize 4-15HZ Well).  Continued to the October hearing.
1109-UP-116 139 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/William A. Keefe/Matthew J. Lepore
07/21/2011 Rulison
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 11, Township 7 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-UP-117 371 Axia Energy, LLC/
Jamie L. Jost/William A. Keefe/Matthew J. Lepore
07/21/2011 Buzzard
Williams Fork/Iles
Mesa
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 480-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the E W and E of Section 11, Township 9 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. Application withdrawn
1109-UP-118 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Matthew J. Lepore
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 160-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the E SW and W SE of Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Bryant #23-30 Well (the "Well")), for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations; and (2) pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the S of said Section 30 (to accommodate the Well), for the development and operation of the "J" Sand Formation. 232-295

407-485

1109-UP-119 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the S of Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Bryant #20-30 Well). 232-296
1109-UP-120 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
07/20/2011 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit designated for the S of Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. (to accommodate the Bryant #16-30 Well). 232-297
1109-UP-121 537 McElvain Oil & Gas Properties, Inc./
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway/Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
07/20/2011 Wingspan
Niobrara
Yuma
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in a proposed 40.28-acre drilling and spacing unit which may be established for the NW NW of Section 1, Township 3 South, Range 46 West, 6th P.M. Application withdrawn
1110-RM-03 1R Staff Recommendation 08/08/2009 Statewide The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has set a hearing to consider amendments to the 100-Series Rules for definition of "horizontal well". Placed on the October docket for hearing.

 

 

VIOLATIONS HEARING DOCKET: SEPTEMBER 2011 (as of 9/14/2011)    
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
1108-OV-18 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Kiowa/Cheyenne Request for an order finding violation against Citation Oil & Gas Corp. for various Rule violations at certain wells located in Kiowa and Cheyenne counties. Continued from the August hearing.

AOC agreed to by parties.

1V-380

1108-OV-19 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Kiowa Request for an order finding violation against Chemco, Inc. for various Rule violations at the E.J. Muir Unit #1 Well, located in the NE SW of Section 35, Township 18 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M., and the T-Wear #1 Well, located in the NW SW of Section 13, Township 18 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the August hearing.

1V-381

1108-OV-20 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Weld Request for an order finding violation against Diversified Operating Corp. for various Rule violations at certain wells located in Weld County. Continued to October hearing.
1108-OV-22 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Washington Request for an order finding violation against Coral Production Corp. for various Rule violations at the Christiansen #B-5 Well, located in the NE NW of Section 27, Township 3 South, Range 50 West, 6th P.M. Continued to October hearing.
1108-OV-23 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Cheyenne Request for an order finding violation against Kenneth S. White for various Rule violations at the Hair-Snodgrass #1 Well, located in the SW NE of Section 14, Township 15 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M., and the Hair #1 Well, located in the SW NE of Section 14, Township 15 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the August hearing.

Application withdrawn.
1109-OV-26 1V Staff Recommendation 08/26/2011 Garfield Request for:  (1) an order finding violation against Dolphin Energy Corp. for various Rule violations at the certain wells located in Garfield County, and (2) an order finding a pattern of violation against Dolphin Energy Corp., and its principal, Cecil D. Gritz, due to the failure, for more one year, to perform the abatement and corrective actions required by certain NOAVs. 1V-382
1109-OV-27 1V Staff Recommendation 08/26/2011 Moffat Request for:  (1) an order finding violation against Tatonka Oil and Gas Company, Inc. for various Rule violations at the Culverwell #10-23-07-94 Well, located in the NW SE of Section 23, Township 7 North, Range 94 West, 6th P.M., and the Eldon Gerber #07-24-07-92 Well, located in the SW NE of Section 24, Township 7 North, Range 92 West, 6th P.M., and (2) an order finding a pattern of violation against Tatonka Oil and Gas Company, Inc., and its principal, Brian Hughes, due to the failure, for more one year, to perform the abatement and corrective actions required by certain NOAVs. 1V-383
1109-OV-28 1V Staff Recommendation 08/26/2011 Kiowa Request for an order finding violation against Western Operating Company for various Rule violations at the King-Pyles #2 Well, located in the SW SW of Section 9, Township 19 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M., the Foster #1 Well, located in the NE NW of Section 15, Township 19 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M., the Dawson A 1 Well, located in the NE NW  of said Section 9, and the Dawson #4 Well, located in the NE SW of Section 3, Township 19 South, Range 45 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the October hearing.
1109-OV-29 1V Staff Recommendation 08/26/2011 Baca Request for an order finding a pattern of violation against S&S Oil & Gas Operating, and its principal, J.R. Sorrels, due to the failure, for more than one year, to perform the abatement and corrective actions required by certain NOAVs. 1V-384
1109-OV-30 1V Staff Recommendation 08/26/2011 Rio Blanco Request for an order finding a pattern of violation against West Hawk Energy (USA) LLC, and its principal, Gonzalo Torres Macchiavello, due to the failure, for more than one year, to perform the abatement and corrective actions required by certain NOAVs. 1V-385