HEARING DOCKET: FEBRUARY 2011    
02/23/2011            
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0809-GA-01 1 Colorado Board of Parks and Outdoor Recreation/
Timothy J. Monahan
12/05/2007 Adams Request for an order to designate Barr Lake State Park as a Designated Outside Activity Area. Protests filed by James Alexander, Alexander Energy Company, HRM Resources, Texas American Resources Company and Sovereign Energy LLC., Noble Energy, Inc., and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

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

The Commission continued the matter from the October hearing.

Pleadings

510 Statements

PHC Orders

Public Comment Transcript

GarCo Expert Witnesses

Antero Expert Witness List/Entries

Continued to the April 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 - Partial Dismissal - Denied by Commission

Continued to the April hearing
1102-GA-04 1 Wellington Operating Company, LLC/
Steven Bushong
10/07/2010 Boxelder Creek Alluvium
Larimer
Request to renew discharge permit, previously granted under Order No. 1-108, to discharge treated produced water from the Wellington Muddy Unit into the Boxelder Creek Alluvium in the SE of Section 7, Township 9 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. Continued from the November hearing

1-165

1101-AW-01 139 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost/William E. Sparks
10/08/2010 Rulison
Williams Fork
Garfield
Request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres to be drilled in the E SE of Section 17, Township 7 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork Formation. CDPHE/DOW to be consulted

Continued from the January hearing

139-111

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. Pleadings

510 Statements

PHC Orders

Antero Entry of Appearance


Continued to the April hearing
1101-SP-04 429 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
William A. Keefe
10/08/2010 Brush Creek
Williams Fork/Iles/Mancos/
Niobrara/Frontier/Mowry/
Dakota
Garfield
Request for an order to establish an approximate 885.16-acre drilling and spacing unit for certain lands located in Sections 19 and 30, Township 9 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. Protested by EnCana

Continued from the January hearing

429-13

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 to the April hearing
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 to the April hearing
1102-GA-03 1 Baca County
Mark H. Schmidt
12/31/2010 Baca Request for an exemption from Rule 804. for all lands within its boundaries. 1-164
1102-SP-05 421 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Williams A. Keefe
12/15/2010 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request to add certain lands in Section 14, Township 12 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M. into the established 640-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of Section 23, Township 12 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., and continue to allow one horizontal well in the unit.  421-5
1102-SP-06 535 EOG Resources Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
12/29/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request to establish one hundred and sixty-three (163) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Townships 8, 9 and 10, North, Ranges 58 through 61, West, 6th P.M., and allow one horizontal well in each unit.  535-3
1102-SP-07 535 EOG Resources Inc.
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
12/29/2010 Unnamed
Niobrara
Weld
Request to establish seventy-eight (78) approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Townships 4,5 and 6 North, Ranges 61 and 62, 6th P.M., and allow one horizontal well in each unit.  535-4
1102-SP-08 421 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Williams A. Keefe
12/15/2010 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request to add certain lands in Section 17, Township 12 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M. into the established 640-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of Section 20, Township 12 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., and continue to allow one horizontal well in the unit.  421-6
1102-SP-09 421 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Williams A. Keefe
12/15/2010 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request to add certain lands in Section 13, Township 12 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M. into the established 640-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of Section 24, Township 12 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M., and continue to allow one horizontal well in the unit.  421-7
1102-UP-08 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
11/23/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 13, Township 6 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M.  to accommodate the Dinner #13-35 Well. 407-387
1102-UP-09 407 Noble Energy, Inc.
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
12/14/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated approximate 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E SW in Section 8, Township 1 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Lulu #XX08-14D Well, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the approximate 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S of Section 8, Township 1 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. to accommodate the above-mentioned well, for the development and operation of the Codell, Niobrara and "J" Sand Formations.   Application Withdrawn
1102-UP-10 520 Spoon Valley Energy, LLC
Scott M. Campbell/Jeremy L. Ferrin
10/08/2010 Oakdale
Dakota/Entrada
Huerfano
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in the established approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 4, Township 29 South, Range 69 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Cougar #1A Well. 520-7
1102-UP-11 407 Apollo Operating, LLC
Brent D. Chicken
12/08/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests within an approximate 80-acre designated drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W SE of Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Martin #33-12 Well, and to pool all nonconsenting interests within an approximate 80-acre designated drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E SE of Section 29, Township 4 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Martin #43-12 Well, and the Martin #44-12D Well. 407-388
1102-UP-12 232, 407 & 499 Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP/
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
11/24/2010 Wattenberg
Sussex/Dakota
Weld
Request to pool specifically named nonconsenting interests for certain described wells and future wells drilled in designated drilling and spacing units and wellbore spacing units located within portions of Sections 7, 8, 17, 18, and 19 in Township 3 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. 232-266

407-389

499-81

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 to the April hearing
1102-UP-14 407 Apollo Operating, LLC
Brent D. Chicken
12/08/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to pool all nonconsenting interests in a designated 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the SE of Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Martin #45-12D Well. 407-390
1102-OV-04 1V Tracy Dahl 12/21/2010 Las Animas Request for an Order Finding Violation against Pioneer Natural Resources USA, for various Rule violations at the Alibi #23-2 Well located in the NE SW of Section 2, Township 33 South, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-363
1102-OV-05 1V

Staff Recommendation

Proposed Order Finding Violation

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 April 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 April 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 April hearing