GENERAL HEARING DOCKET: October 2011 (as of 11/02/2011)    
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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 from the September hearing.

Continued to the December hearing.

1010-UP-57 112 BP American Prod. & 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 to the December 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.

Application withdrawn.
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 from the August hearing.

Application withdrawn

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 December hearing.
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. Application withdrawn
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.

Application withdrawn

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.

Application withdrawn

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 December hearing.
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 December hearing.
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 from the September hearing.

421-12

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.  

Application withdrawn

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.  

Application withdrawn

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.  

Application withdrawn

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 from the September hearing.

Application withdrawn

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).

Application withdrawn

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 from the September hearing.

407-501

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 

 

Application withdrawn

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 from the September hearing.

407-502

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 from the September hearing.

Continued to the December hearing.

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" and to permit greater flexibility in the creation of wellbore spacing units for purposes of drilling horizontal and infill wells in the portion of the City and County of Broomfield located within the Greater Wattenberg Area.  Continued to the December hearing.
1110-EX-15  112 XTO Energy Inc.
 Elizabeth Gallaway
Kenneth Wonstolen
09/01/2011 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland Coal
LaPlata
Request for an order allowing an exception location for a proposed horizontal well  in Section 24, Township 35 North, Range 8 West, N.M.P.M., La Plata County, for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Formation. Application withdrawn
1110-EX-16  112 XTO Energy Inc.
Elizabeth Gallaway
Kenneth Wonstolen
09/01/2011 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland Coal
LaPlata
Request for an order allowing an exception location for a proposed horizontal well  in Section 32, Township 35 North, Range 8 West, N.M.P.M., La Plata County, for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Formation. Application withdrawn
1110-GA-10 1 Red River Ranch Holdings Inc.
Jenna Syrdahl
09/12/2011 Purgatoire River
Las Animas
Objection by Red River concerning XTO's proposed Vacuum Pump use with the Hill Ranch Well # 12-04, located in the NW NW of Section 12, Township 35 South, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. Application withdrawn
1110-SP-121 535 Anadarko E & P Company LP
William Keefe
Kenneth Wonstolen
Mathew Lepore
08/31/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Arapahoe
Request for an order establishing 30 approximate 640 acre drilling and spacing units for lands in Townships 4 and 5 South, and Ranges 64 and 65 West, 6th P.M., Arapahoe County, for the production of oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.  

Protested by Margaret Sewell -withdrawn.

Intervention by City and County of Denver.

Numerous 510 Statements.

Section 15, Township 4 South, Range 64 West 6th P.M., was bifrucated and continued to the December hearing.

535-97

1110-SP-122 535 Anadarko E & P Company LP
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Mathew Lepore
08/31/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Adams
Request for an order establishing 19 approximate 640 acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 18 and 26, Township 3 South, Range 64 West 6th P.M., and Sections 13, 14, 16, 17, 20 through 24, 26, 28 through 30, and 32 through 34, Township 3 South, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for the production of oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation Section 31, Township 3 South, Range 65 West has been withdrawn from the application lands.

535-89

1110-SP-123 191 Antero Resources Piceance Corporation
William Keefe
Kenneth Wonstolen
09/31/2011  Mamm Creek
Williams Fork & Illes
Garfield

Request for an order establishing an approximate 30-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 16, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M., Garfield County, Colorado, and pooling all nonconsenting interests for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations of the Mesaverde Group.

191-89
1110-SP-124 191 Antero Resources Piceance Corporation
William Keefe
Kenneth Wonstolen
08/25/2011  Mamm Creek
Williams Fork & Illes
Garfield
Request for an order establishing two (2) drilling and spacing units for Sections 11, and 12, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M., Garfield County, Colorado, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations of the Mesaverde Group. 191-90
1110-SP-125 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
08/31/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing three (3) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 18, 19 and 27, Township 10 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, and to be allowed to drill up to two (2) horizontal wells in each such unit at its option for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Protested by Keiser Holdings.

Section 27, Township 10 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M. has been continued to the December hearing.

535-90

1110-SP-126 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
08/31/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing three approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 26 and 35, Township 8 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill up to two horizontal wells within each unit, with the second well in each unit optional, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Section 14 has been withdrawn from the application lands.

535-91

1110-SP-127 535 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
08/31/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing three approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 14, and 15 Township 8 North, Range 61 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill up to two  horizontal wells in each unit, with the second well in each unit optional, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Section 20 has been withdrawn from the application lands.

535-92

1110-SP-128 139 Laramie Energy II, LLC
J. Michael Morgan 
09/01/2011 Grand Valley
Mancos, Niobrara,  Frontier, & Mowry
Garfield
Request for an order establishing an approximate 40-acre spacing unit for the SE SE, Section 3, Township 8 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., and establishing well density and location rules for the development and production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons for the Mancos, Niobrara, Frontier and Mowry Formations. 139-114
1110-SP-129 191 Laramie Energy II, LLC
J. Michael Morgan 
09/01/2011 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork & Illes
Garfield
Request for an order establishing well density and location rules for an approximately 165.25 acre unit located in Sections 29 through 32, Township 7 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., Garfield County,  for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations of the Mesaverde Group.  191-91
1110-SP-130 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Codell & Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit within Section 20, Township 7 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations. 407-510
1110-SP-131 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Matthew J. Lepore
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Michael J. Wozniak 
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 6, Township 7 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill two horizontal wells and one or more vertical wells for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Application withdrawn
1110-SP-132 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Matthew J. Lepore
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Michael J. Wozniak 
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 15, Township 7 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill two horizontal wells, and one or more vertical wells for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Application withdrawn
1110-SP-133 535 Noble Energy, Inc.
Matthew J. Lepore
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Michael J. Wozniak 
09/01/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 5, Township 8 North, Range 59 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and to drill up to two horizontal wells, and one or more vertical wells, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons  from the Niobrara Formation. 535-86
1110-SP-134 535 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 18, Township 5 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for the drilling of one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-511
1110-SP-135 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 18, Township 5 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and the drilling of one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-512
1110-SP-136 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 480-acre wellbore spacing unit for the drilling of one  horizontal well within Sections 1, 2, 11and 12,  Township 4 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., and Sections 6 and 7,  Township 4 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-486
1110-SP-137 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320.684-acre wellbore spacing unit in Section 1, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for the drilling of one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-487
1110-SP-138 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one  320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 8, Township 4 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-488
1110-SP-139 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one  320-acre wellbore spacing unit  within Section 8, Township 4 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-489
1110-SP-140 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one approximate 321.69-acre wellbore spacing unit within Sections 2  and 11, Township 5 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-490
1110-SP-141 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit  within Sections 1 and 12, Township 5 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and  for authorization to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-491
1110-SP-142 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one approximate 399.38-acre wellbore spacing unit within Sections 33 and 34, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-492
1110-SP-143 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 34, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-493
1110-SP-144 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one (1) 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 24, Township 3 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, and authorization to drill one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-494
1110-SP-145 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Sections 9, and 16, Township 5 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for the drilling of one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons
from the Niobrara Formation.
407-495
1110-SP-146 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 13, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-496
1110-SP-147 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 320-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section11, Township 3 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., Weld County,  to drill one  horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. Continued to the December hearing.
1110-SP-148 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one 480-acre wellbore spacing unit within Sections 3, 4, 9 and 10, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-497
1110-SP-149 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one approximate 325.59-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, to drill one horizontal well for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-498
1110-SP-150 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/31/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one (1) 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the drilling of one (1) horizontal well for Sections 20 and 21, Township 4 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, for production of oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 407-499
1110-SP-151 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/31/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order establishing one (1) 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the drilling of one (1) horizontal well for Section 17, Township 4 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, for  production of oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.  407-500
1110-SP-152 535 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
09/30/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to: (i) vacate an existing 640-acre drilling and spacing unit, (ii) establish one (1) approximate 320-acre drilling and spacing unit, and (iii) allow one (1) horizontal well and one or more vertical wells to be drilled within the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 17, Township 8 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado,  for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 535-87
1110-SP-153 535 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/30/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to: (i) vacate an existing 640-acre drilling and spacing unit, (ii) establish one (1) approximate 320-acre drilling and spacing unit, and (iii) allow one (1) horizontal well and one or more vertical wells to be drilled within the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit in Section 33, Township 8 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.   535-88
1110-SP-154 112 Red Willow Production Company
Jamie L. Jost
Matthew J. Lepore
Michael J. Wozniak
08/29/2011 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request for an order: (i) establishing a  1280-acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit for Sections 13 and 14, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M.,  Archuleta County, Colorado; (ii) vacating two existing 640 acre drilling and spacing units ; (iii) allowing up to five horizontal wells to be drilled within the exploratory 1280 acre drilling and spacing unit; and (iv) reducing the setbacks for the proposed 1280 acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit to 100 from any outer boundary of the unit for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Seam Formation.  Continued to the December hearing.
1110-SP-155 112 Red Willow Production Company
Jamie L. Jost
Matthew J. Lepore
Michael J. Wozniak
08/29/2011 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request for an order: (i) vacating an existing 360 acre drilling and spacing unit within Section 24, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M., (ii) modifying an existing 352.73 acre drilling and spacing unit within Section 19, Township 32 North, Range 3 West, N.M.P.M., and Section 24,Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M.; (iii) establishing an exploratory drilling and spacing unit comprised of Section 24, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M., containing 488.16 acres; (iv) allowing up to two horizontal wells to be drilled within the approximate 488.16 acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit; and (v) reducing the outer boundary setbacks on the north, east, and west sides of the proposed approximate 488.16-acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit to 100 and maintaining the existing 660 setback from the outer boundary on the south side of the approximate 488.16-acre exploratory drilling and spacing unit  for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Seam Formation. Continued to the December hearing.
1110-SP-156 112 Red Willow Production Company
Jamie L. Jost
Matthew J. Lepore
Michael J. Wozniak
08/29/2011 Ignacio-Blanco
Fruitland coal seams
Archuleta
Request for an order: (i) establishing an exploratory drilling and spacing unit within Sections 23 and 24, Township 32 North, Range 5 West, N.M.P.M., and Section 19, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M., (ii) vacating existing 371.76 acre drilling and spacing unit within section 23, Township 32 North, Range 5 West ,N.M.P.M. ; (iii) vacating existing 370.02 acre drilling and spacing unit within Section 24, Township 32 North, Range 5 West, N.M.P.M.; (iv) vacating existing 365.45 acre drilling and spacing unit within Section 19, Township 32 North, Range 4 West, N.M.P.M.; and Section 24, Township 32 North, Range 5 West, N.M.P.M.; (v) allowing up to four horizontal wells to be drilled within the exploratory 1107.23-acre drilling and spacing unit; and (vi) reducing the outer boundary setbacks on the north, east, and west sides of the exploratory 1107.23-acre drilling and spacing unit to 100 for development and production of gas and related hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Seam Formation. Continued to the December hearing.
1110-UP-122 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/29/2011 Center Pivot
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests in  Section 18, Township 8 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, for the for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.  535-93
1110-UP-123 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/29/2011 Center Pivot
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests in Section 20, Township 8 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.,  Weld County, Colorado,  for the for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 535-94
1110-UP-124 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/29/2011 Center Pivot
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests in Section 8, Township 9 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado, for the for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 535-95
1110-UP-125 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/29/2011 Center Pivot
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests for Section 24, Township 9 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, Colorado, for the development of the Niobrara Formation. Continued to the December hearing.
1110-UP-126 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC
William A. Keefe
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
08/29/2011 Center Pivot
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests  for Section 14, Township 9 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.,Weld County, Colorado, for the for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation. 535-96
1110-UP-127 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit  in Section 16, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Cooley 23-16 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbon from the J-Sand Formation. 232-298
1110-UP-128 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 80-acre designated wellbore spacing unit within Section 35, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Dry Creek 14-35 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations. 407-509
1110-UP-129 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell & Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 80-acre designated wellbore spacing unit in Section 35, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Dry Creek 11-35 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations. 407-503
1110-UP-130 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell & Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit located in Section 35, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Dry Creek 22-35 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations.  407-504
1110-UP-131 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
08/31/2011 Wattenberg
Codell, Niobrara & "J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit in Section 26, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell, Niobrara, and J Sand Formations.  Application withdrawn
1110-UP-132 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell, Niobrara & "J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit in Section 35, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Dry Creek 23-35 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell, Niobrara and J Sand Formations. 232-299

407-505

1110-UP-133 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell, Niobrara & "J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit in Section 32, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Fehrn 25-32 Well , for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons  from the Codell, Niobrara and J Sand Formations. 232-300

407-506

1110-UP-134 232 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Matthew J. Lepore
09/02/2011 Wattenberg
"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit within Section 9, Township 3 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the REI 38-9 Well, with costs associated with the Well to be allocated retroactive to the earliest date costs are incurred for the Well as allowed by C.R.S. 34-60-116(7), or the date of this Application, whichever is earlier, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the J Sand. Continued to the December hearing.
1110-UP-135 232 & 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Matthew J. Lepore
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Codell & Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order pooling all interests within a designated 160-acre wellbore spacing unit in Section 32, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, and Section 5, Township 1 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, to accommodate the Carter 36-32 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell, Niobrara and J Sand Formations.   232-301

407-507

1110-UP-136 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
Kenneth A. Wonstolen
09/01/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all interests within a designated 80-acre wellbore spacing unit within Section 20, Township 7 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., Weld County, for the drilling the Wilson PC AC20-10 Well, for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations.   407-508
1110-UP-137 535 Upstream Innovations, Inc.
Stephen J. Sullivan
Blake Pickett 
09/01/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Morgan
Request for an order to pool all interests in an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit in Section 8,Township 5 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., Morgan County, to accommodate the Wickstrom 8-41 Well, (API # 05-087-08160) for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the
Niobrara Formation.
Continued to the December hearing.
1110-UP-138 535 Upstream Innovations, Inc.
Stephen J. Sullivan
Blake Pickett 
09/01/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Morgan
Request for an order to pool all interests in an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit in Section 7, Township 5 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., Morgan County, to accommodate the Wickstrom 7-11 Well (API # 05-087-08159) for development and production of oil, gas and related hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.   Continued to the December hearing.
1110-UP-139 407 Mineral Resources, Inc.
Thomas J. Kimmell
08/24/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order designating a wellbore spacing unit and to pool all interests in the NW, Section 22, Township 5 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Weld County, Colorado, for the development and production of oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, J-Sand and Dakota Formations.  Continued to the December hearing.

 

VIOLATIONS HEARING DOCKET: OCTOBER 2011 (as of 11/02/2011)    
Docket
Number
Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
Received
Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
             
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 from a previous hearing.

Continued to the December hearing.

1108-OV-22 1V Staff Recommendation 07/13/2011 Washington Request for an order finding violation against Coral Production Corps. 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 the December hearing.
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 December hearing.

1110-OV-31 1V Staff Recommendation 10/07/2011 Rio Blanco Request for an order finding violation against West Hawk Energy (USA) LLC, and the Commission Staff has requested that the Commission issue an order calling or foreclosing the remaining West Hawk financial assurance bond for purposes of assisting in the recovery of costs associated with the proper plugging and abandonment of the former West Hawk wells. Continued to the December hearing.