HEARING DOCKET: APRIL 2011      
04/11/2011            
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 a future 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 May 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Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has set a hearing to consider an application to amend Rule 905.b.(3)A. Application withdrawn
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.


Amended Application

Garfield County Intervention - Withdrawn

191-84
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 - Partial Dismissal - Denied by Commission

Continued to the June hearing
1101-SP-02 191 Antero Resources Piceance Corporation/
William A. Keefe
10/08/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish an approximate 625-acre drilling and spacing unit for the SE, E SW, and E W SW of Section 33, Township 5 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., the NW of Section 6, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., and the NE of Section 1, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M.

Amended Application

Garfield County Intervention - Withdrawn

191-85
1101-UP-03 381 Orr Energy LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
10/08/2010 Bracewell
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 80-acre drilling and spacing unit for the W NE of Section 32, Township 6 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., for the AG #32-31D Well and the AG #32-32D Well. Protested by Noble

Continued from the February hearing

381-15

1101-UP-04 381 Orr Energy LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
10/08/2010 Bracewell
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit for the NW of Section 32, Township 6 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., for the AG #32-65D Well. Protested by Noble

Continued from the February hearing

381-16

1102-UP-13 232 & 407 Mineral Resources, Inc./
Thomas J. Kimmell
12/09/2010 Wattenberg
Sussex/Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand/Dakota
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of W SE of Section 32, Township 6 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the February hearing by Hearings Manager

232-267

407-391

1102-OV-05 1V Staff Recommendation 01/28/2011 Garfield Request for an Order Finding Violation against OXY USA WTP LP for various Rule violations at the Cascade Creek #697-15-54 Well pad located in the SW SE of Section 15, Township 6 South, Range 97 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the May Hearing
1102-OV-06 1V Staff Recommendation 01/28/2011 Moffat Request for an Order Finding Violation against Grynberg Petroleum Co. for various Rule Violations at the Hiawatha State #4-3 Well, located in the NW SE of Section 3, Township 11 North, Range 101 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the May Hearing
1102-OV-07 1V Staff Recommendation 01/28/2011 Moffat Request for an Order Finding Violation against Grynberg Petroleum Co. for various Rule Violations at the Hiawatha Deep #4-36 Well, located in the SW SW of Section 36, Township 12 North, Range 101 West, 6th P.M. Continued to the May Hearing
1104-AW-03 421 EOG Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
02/02/2011 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to approve an additional horizontal well, for a total of up to three horizontal wells, for the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit established for Section 36, Township 12 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M. 421-8
1104-RM-01 1R Staff Recommendation 01/25/2011 Statewide The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has set a hearing to consider amendments to Rule 904.a. 1R-112
1104-SP-10 535 Anadarko E&P Company LP/
William A. Keefe
12/22/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish three drilling and spacing for certain lands located in Sections 13 through 15 and 22 through 24, Township 12 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and approve of up to two horizontal wells within each unit. 535-5
1104-SP-11 535 Anadarko E&P Company LP/
William A. Keefe
12/22/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish three drilling and spacing for certain lands located in Sections 16 through 18 and 19 through 21, Township 12 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and approve of up to two horizontal wells within each unit. 535-6
1104-SP-12 535 EOG Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
12/23/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish fifty-two approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands located Townships 9 through 11 North, Ranges 64 through 67 West, 6th P.M., and allow one horizontal well in each of the units. 535-7
1104-SP-13 232 & 407 EnCana Oil and Gas (USA)/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
12/23/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit for the NE of Section 25, Township 5 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M. 232-268

407-392

1104-SP-14 371 Axia Energy, LLC/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
12/23/2010 Buzzard
Williams Fork/Iles
Mesa
Request for an order to:  (1) vacate the approximate 320-acre drilling and spacing unit established for the E of Section 2, Township 9 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M.; and (2) establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for said Section 2, and authorize the equivalent of one well per 10 acres density for said unit. DOW & CDPHE consulted

371-11

1104-SP-15 371 Axia Energy, LLC/
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy I. Ferrin
12/23/2010 Buzzard
Williams Fork/Iles
Mesa
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for the S of Section 12, Township 9 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M., and authorize the equivalent of one well per 10 acres density for said unit. DOW & CDPHE consulted

371-12

1104-SP-16 191 Bill Barrett Corporation/
Randy Moke
01/31/2011 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish an approximate 120-acre drilling and spacing unit certain lands located in Sections 32 and 33, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., and authorize the equivalent of one well per 10 acres well density for said unit. DOW & CDPHE consulted

191-86

1104-SP-17 535 Continental Resources, Inc./
William A. Keefe
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 1,280-acre drilling and spacing unit Sections 3 and 10, Township 9 North, Range 61 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within each unit. Continued to the May hearing
1104-SP-18 535 Continental Resources, Inc./
William A. Keefe
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 1,280-acre drilling and spacing unit Sections 26 and 35, Township 8 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within each unit. 535-8
1104-SP-19 535 Continental Resources, Inc./
William A. Keefe
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 1,280-acre drilling and spacing unit Sections 1 and 12, Township 7 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within each unit. 535-9
1104-SP-20 407 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
02/02/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre exploratory wellbore spacing unit for Section 15, Township 3 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and approve of two horizontal wells within the unit. 407-393
1104-SP-21 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish seven approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for Sections 8 through 11 and 13 through 15, Township 11 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within each unit. 535-10
1104-SP-22 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 15, Township 7 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within said unit. 535-11
1104-SP-23 535 Chesapeake Exploration, LLC/
William A. Keefe/Kenneth A. Wonstolen
02/02/2011 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing unit for Section 9, Township 6 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within said unit. 535-12
1104-SP-24 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
02/02/2011 Wattenberg
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the N of Section 34, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., and approve of one horizontal well within the unit. 407-394
1104-SP-25 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
02/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to establish an approximate 320-acre wellbore spacing unit for the N of Section 33 Township 3 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., and approve of up to two horizontal wells within the unit (one for the Codell Formation and one for the Niobrara Formation). 407-395
1104-UP-15 531 EOG Resources, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
12/23/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Jackson
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests in the established approximate 628.00-acre drilling and spacing unit for certain lands located in Section 7, Township 7 North, Range 80 West, 6th P.M. 531-3
1104-UP-16 232 & 407 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Elizabeth Y. Gallaway
02/02/2011 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Broomfield
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in Sections 22 and 23, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  232-269

407-396

1104-OV-08 1V Staff Recommendation 02/25/2011 Delta Request for an Order Finding Violation against Aspen Operating, LLC, for various Rule violations at the Hamilton wells, located in Sections 32 and 33, Range 13 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M.