July 2001 Hearing Agenda
Monday, July 9, 2001 10:00 a.m.
Ž10:00 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
Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0107-UP-06, Ignacio Blanco Field, La Plata County
Applicant: John G. Clancy
Protestant: EnerVest Management Partners, Ltd.
Attorney: Brian S. Tooley
Protestant: Texaco Exploration and Production Inc.
Attorney: William A. Keefe
Subject: Request for an order to pool 5 acres into the E½ of Section 9, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M.
Comments: Protestants requested the matter to be continued to the August hearing.
Prehearing conference held June 27, 2001 and Applicant agreed to continue the matter
to the August hearing.
Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0107-OV-09, La Plata County
Subject: Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent, finding Texaco North America Production in violation of Rules 305 and 903, failure to notify the surface owner of pending recompletion, and obtain an approved pit permit prior to construction of special use pits for the Southern Ute Wells #27 and #28, assessing a fine of Four Thousand dollars ($4000).
Comments:Continued to the August hearing to give adequate notice to surface owner.
À10:15 a.m. Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0105-RM-02, Statewide
Subject: Rulemaking continued from May-June hearing for Rules 333, 605 and 500 Series.
Comments: Sign up sheets are available for those who wish to make statements.
À12:00-12:30 p.m. L U N C H
À4:00 p.m. Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0107-EX-02, Matrix Energy, LLC, Weld County
Applicant: Matrix Energy, LLC
Attorney: Peter A. Bjork
Protestant: Donvan and Janel Sharpe
Attorney: Alan D. Sweetbaum
Protestant: William M. Lewis and Ann E. Carrington
Attorney: Karl F. Anuta
Subject: Request for an order granting a variance pursuant to Rules 502 and 503 as to minimum setbacks from housing in a high density area.
July 9, 2001
No protests/interventions were received on the matters 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 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. 1, Docket No. 0107-OV-07, Adams County
Subject: Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent, finding Bataa Oil, Inc. in violation of Rule 317A.b.(1), failure to set surface casing at a depth of 1275’, sufficient to protect Fox Fills transition zone for the Degenhart #43-5 Well, assessing a fine of One Thousand dollars ($1000).
Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0107-OV-08, Washington County
Subject: Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent, finding McElvain Oil & Gas in violation of Rules 324A.a., 324A.b., 902.a., 907.a., 907.a.(1), 907.a.(2), and 907.c.(2), failure to ensure that E & P waste is properly stored, handled, transported, treated, recycled or disposed, and for the unauthorized and intentional discharge of produced water into adjacent surface waters, assessing a fine of Six Thousand dollars ($6000).
Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0107-OV-10, Adams County
Subject: Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent, finding Sandlin Oil Corporation in violation of Rule 907.c.(2), failure to dispose of produced water by an authorized method, assessing a fine of Two Thousand dollars ($2000).
Cause Nos. 139, 510, 440, 479, Docket No. 0107-AW-07, Rulision & Grand Valley Fields, Garfield County
Applicant: Barrett Resources Corporation
Attorney: William Keefe
Subject: Request for an order allowing additional wells within existing 160-acre drilling and
spacing units for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork
Cause No. 329, Docket No. 0107-GA-04, Schramm, Yuma County
Subject: Request to amend Order No. 329-4 to include setback requirements for first wells drilled
in 160-acre drilling and spacing units for production of gas from the Niobrara Formation.
Cause No. 512, Docket No. 0107-GA-05, Las Animas County
Applicant: Evergreen Resources, Inc.
Attorney: John Buckley
Subject: Request to terminate Order No. 512-1, which established a nitrogen injection unit.