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HEARING AGENDA

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2000

Colorado History Museum, Boettcher Auditorium

1300 Broadway

Denver, CO 80203

8:30 a.m.

 

 

 

8:30 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

8:35 a.m. Approval of Proceedings

8:40 a.m. Report from the Executive Director's Office

8:50 a.m. Report from the Director - Written report provided

9:10 a.m. Report from the Attorney General

 

9:20 a.m. Commissioner Comments

 

9:30 a.m. Audience Comments

 

9:40 a.m. Cause Nos. 479, 440, 139, 510, Docket No. 0003-SP-01, Garfield County

 

Applicant: Barrett Resources Corporation

Attorney: William A. Keefe

 

Protestant: Arnold L. Mackley, Darleene E. Mackley, Paul A. Bernklau , Carla R. Bernklau, Gary E. Martin, Gloria J. Martin, Nancy Kay Force, Steven L. Collins and Carol L. Collins

Attorney: Thomas W. Niebrugge

 

Intervenor: Colorado Oil & Gas Association

Attorney: Ken Wonstolen

 

Intervenor: Grand Valley Citizens Alliance

Representative: Janey Hines

 

Subject: Request to allow additional wells, the equivalent of one (1) well per 20 acres, to be drilled on certain lands for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork Formation of the Mesaverde Group.

 

Comments: On March 3, 2000 the BLM filed a protest with the Commission on the Application. On March 10, 2000 the BLM filed a written withdrawal of the protest. Local Public Forum held on March 2, 2000. Prehearing conference held on March 8, 2000.

 

Noon to 1:30 p.m. Lunch

 

Cause No. 511, Docket No. 0003-UP-02, Logan County

 

Applicant: L.R. Thompson and Julia Casement Campbell

Attorney: Keith M. Crouch

 

Protestant: Rex Monahan

Attorney: Peter J. Wall

 

Subject: Request to terminate Order No. 511-1 that created the Cliff D Sand Unit for certain lands in Townships 11 and 12 North, Range 54 West, 6th P.M. based upon the failure to comply with jurisdictional statutory requirements and the fact that Monahan has not implemented the plan of operation for which unit approval was obtained.

 

Comments: Prehearing conference held on March 7, 2000. Request to continue the matter to allow Mr. Monahan time to prepare a revised plan for enhanced recovery.

 

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0003-UP-01, La Plata County

 

Applicant: Questar Exploration and Production Company

Attorney: William A. Keefe

 

Protestant: Southern Ute Indian Tribe d/b/a Red Willow Production Company

Attorney: Michael J. Wozniak

 

Subject: Request to pool all interests in the drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N of Section 8, Township 32 North, Range 11 West, N.M.P.M.

 

Comment: Request to continue to the April hearing to allow ample time for parties to discuss the matter.

 

Consent Agenda

 

Adjourn


 

CONSENT AGENDA

March 14-15, 2000

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No protests were received on the applications listed below and administrative hearings were held for these matters. Appropriate testimony accompanied by required exhibits were presented to the Hearing Officers in support of this application. Hearing Officer recommendations are provided and exhibits are available upon request. The Applicants agreed to be bound by oral Order of the Commission.

 

Administrative Hearings

 

Cause No. 105, Docket No. 0003-AW-03, McClave Field, Bent County

 

Applicant: Ellora Energy, LLC

Representative: Pamela G. von Feldt

 

Subject: Request to allow an additional productive well to be drilled at a legal location in the 640-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Lots 1-10 in Section 1, Township 21 South, Range 48 West, 6th P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Morrow Formation.

 

Hearing Officers: Brian Macke/Tricia Beaver

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 133, Docket No. 0003-AW-04, Hiawatha West Field, Moffat County

 

Applicant: Texaco Exploration and Production

Attorney: William Keefe

 

Subject: Request to drill a third additional well at a legal location in the 320-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the SW of Section 18 and NW of Section 19, Township 12 North, Range 100 West, 6th P.M., the S of Section 19, Township 12 North, Range 100 West, 6th P.M. and the S of Section 24, Township 12 North, Range 101 West, 6th P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Wasatch, Fort Union-Lance-Lewis and Mesaverde Formations.

 

Hearing Officers: David Dillon/Tricia Beaver

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.