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HEARING AGENDA

February 13, 2001

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Trinidad, Colorado

8:00 a.m.

 

8:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

Approval of Proceedings

 

Report from the Executive Director's Office

 

Report from the Director - Written report provided

 

Report from the Attorney General

 

Commissioner Comments

 

Public Comments

 

Cause No. 254, Docket No. 0101-SP-02, Adams County

 

Applicant: Renegade Oil & Gas Company

Attorney: Stephen Sullivan

 

Protestant: Setex Oil & Gas

Attorney: Tom Niebrugge

 

Protestant: Patina Oil & Gas

Attorney: Mike Wozniak

 

Protestant: HS Resources

Attorney: Jeffery Fiske

 

Subject: Request to re-establish 320-acre drilling and spacing units for certain lands in Township 2 South, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. and to suspend J Sand production from the Habel #A-2 Well.

 

Comments: Joint motion to continue to March or April hearing.

 

9:30 a.m. Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0102-RM-01, Statewide

 

Commission Motion

 

Subject: Rulemaking to reduce the charge imposed by the Conservation Mill Levy to zero.

 

Consent Agenda

 

Adjourn

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

February 13, 2001

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

 

Cause No. 105, Docket No. 0102-AW-03, McClave Field, Kiowa County

 

Applicant: Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp.

Attorney: Harold Gosse

Subject: Request for an order allowing a second well to be drilled on the 640-acre drilling unit consisting of Section 32, Township 20 South, Range 48 West, 6th P.M. for production of oil and associated hydrocarbons from the McClave Sand.

 

Comments:    Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 331, Docket No. 0101-AW-02, Buckboard Field, Yuma County

 

Applicant: Rosewood Resources, Inc.

Attorney: Michael Wozniak

 

Subject: Request for an order permitting an optional second well on certain 160-acre spacing units in Sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 22 & 23, Township 3 North, Range 46 West, 6th P.M. for production of gas from the Niobrara Formation.

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Administrative Order by Consent

 

The following Administrative Order by Consent was accepted and agreed to:

 

Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0012-GA-08, Statewide

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

Subject: Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent requiring KP Kauffman Company to provide the Commission with an extra one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) of financial assurance due to an excessive number of non-producing and uneconomic wells, to update Commission staff every six months on the status of these wells and to either reestablish production, perform mechanical integrity tests or plug and abandon fifty (50) of the inactive wells.