HEARING DOCKET: JANUARY 2011      
01/18/2010            
Docket
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Cause
Number
Applicant/Attorney
or Representative
Application
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Field
Formation
County
Matter Remarks
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 Docket
Number
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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 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 February 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 to the February 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.

Continued to the February 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 February hearing
1010-UP-58 407 Great Western Oil and Gas Company LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
09/01/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 2, Township 4 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., for the production of oil and gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations from the Coulson 2-53 Well, and to pool all nonconsenting owners in the proposed unit;  and to pool all nonconsenting owners in the established 80-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of the W SW of Section 2, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations including production from the Coulson 2-13 and Coulson 2-14 Wells; and pool all non-consenting owners in the established 80-acre drilling and spacing unit, consisting of the E SW of Section 2, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations including the production from the Coulson 2-23 and Coufal 2-24 Wells.
Protested by Colorado Community Bank -Withdrawn

Continued from the October hearing

407-382

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 to the February hearing

1101-AW-02 371 Laramie Energy II, LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
10/08/2010 Buzzard
Williams Fork/Iles/Mancos/
Niobrara/Frontier/Mowry/
Dakota
Mesa
Request for an order to:  (1) vacate the 160-acre drilling and spacing units, established under Order No. 371-1, for Section 24, Township 9 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M., (2) place the lands in said Section 24 as unspaced, under Rule 318.a., and (3) approve the equivalent of one well per 10 acres for said Section 24. CDPHE/DOW to be consulted

Protested by Axia - Withdrawn

1101-GA-01 1 Gas Dev. Corp/Black Resources
Phillip D. Barber/Thomas J. Kimmell
12/20/2010 Unnamed
Montezuma
Pursuant to 34-60-108(7) C.R.S., and Commission Rule 502.a. the Commission is acting on its own motion to reassert jurisdiction in this matter to reconsider the GDC Application/Order 1-150, in the absence of a BLM protest. 1-163
1101-SP-01 191 EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
10/08/2010 Mamm Creek
Williams Fork/Iles
Garfield
Request for an order to establish new setback rules for certain lands in the Hunter Mesa Unit and Middleton Creek Unit, federal exploratory units, located in Townships 7 and 8 North, Range 93 West, 6th P.M. 191-83
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. Intervention by Garfield County

Various 510 Statements

Continued to the February hearing

1101-SP-03 421 EOG Resources, Inc./
Jamie L. Jost/Michael J. Wozniak
10/08/2010 Hereford
Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) vacate the approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units established under Order No. 421-1 for Sections 1, 10, 14, 15, and 16, Township 11 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., and (2) establish three approximate 1,280-acre laydown drilling and spacing units, and approve of up to two horizontal wells within each unit, for those same lands with overlapping units in said Section 15. 421-4
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

Application amended

Continued to the February hearing

1101-UP-01 407 Noble Energy, Inc./
Michael J. Wozniak/Jamie L. Jost
10/28/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests within the drilling and spacing unit designated for the NW of Section 35, Township 7 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., for the Wilson #35-25 Well.  409-5

232-265

407-383

1101-UP-02 407, 232 & 409 Great Western Oil and Gas Company LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
10/08/2010 Eaton
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to all nonconsenting interests in the designated approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit for the NW of Section 35, Township 7 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., to accommodate the Gustafson #31-52 Well. 409-3

232-263

407-384

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 February 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 February hearing

1101-UP-05 429 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 pool all nonconsenting interests for the proposed 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. Cross-reference to Cause No. 429, Docket No. 1101-SP-04

Application Withdrawn

1101-UP-06 407 Petroleum Development Corporation/
Kenneth A. Wonstolen/William E. Sparks
10/08/2010 Wattenberg
Codell/Niobrara
Weld
Request for an order to:  (1) pool all nonconsenting interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in Section 29, Township 4 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., for the Reichart #29PDU Well, and (2) pool all nonconsenting interests within a 160-acre designated wellbore spacing unit for certain lands located in said Section 29, for the Reichart #29SDU Well. 407-385
1101-UP-07 407, 232 & 409 Great Western Oil and Gas Company LLC/
J. Michael Morgan
10/08/2010 Eaton
Codell/Niobrara/"J" Sand
Weld
Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting interests for the designated approximate 80-acre drilling and spacing unit for the W NW of Section 31, Township 7 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for the Gustafson #31-11 Well and an additional unpermitted well. 409-4

232-264

407-386

1101-OV-01 1V Staff Recommendation 11/17/2010 Rio Blanco Request for an Order Finding Violation against Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation for a violation of Rule 303.a., for its oil and gas operations at the Boies Well Pad, located in the NE  SE of Section 30, Township 2 South, Range 97 West, 6th P.M. 1V-359
1101-OV-02 1V Staff Recommendation 11/23/2010 Las Animas Request for an Order Finding Violation against Pioneer Natural Resources (USA) Inc. for violations of Rule 324A.a.and 324A.b., for its oil and gas operations at the Molokai #13-36TR Well (API No. 05-071-08837), located in the NW  SW of Section 36, Township 32 South, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. 1V-360
1101-OV-03 1V Staff Recommendation 12/07/2010 Las Animas Request for an Order Finding Violation against Energy Oil & Gas, Inc. for a violation of Rule 325.a., for its oil and gas operations at the Garcia #3-5 Well (API No. 05-071-07234) located in the SW  NW of Section 9, Township 34 South, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. 1V-361
1011-OV-15 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Jefferson Request for an Order Finding Violation against Premier Oil & Gas, Inc. for violations of Rules 206., 210.b.(1), 309., 319.b.(1), 326.b.(1), 604.d., and 706., for its oil and gas operations at the Church Ranch #1W Well (API No. 05-059-06026), located in the NW  SW of Section 9, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M. Continued by the Commission to amend Notice of Hearing to include an allegation of a pattern of violations by the operator

1V-362

1011-OV-16 1V Staff Recommendation 11/09/2010 Jefferson Request for an Order Finding Violation against Provide Oil & Gas, Inc. for violations of Rules 205.a., 206., 301., 309., 706., 1002.d., 1002.e.(1), 1003.b., 1003.e.(2), and 1003.f., for its oil and gas operations at the State 16-4 #1 Well (API No. 05-059-06024), located in the NW NW of Section 16, Township 2 South, Range 70 West, 6th P.M. Continued by the Commission to amend Notice of Hearing to include an allegation of a pattern of violations by the operator

1V-364