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s_head_fill.jpg (981 bytes)July  2001 Hearing Agenda 

 

Monday, July 9, 2001 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

10:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

Approval of Proceedings

 

Report from the Executive Directors Office

 

Report from the Director - Written report provided

 

Report from the Attorney General

 

Commissioner Comments

 

Audience Comments

 

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 E 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

 

Staff Recommendation

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.

 

10:15 a.m. Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0105-RM-02, Statewide

 

Commission Motion

 

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.

 

12:00-12:30 p.m. L U N C H

 

Consent Agenda

Adjourn

 

4:00 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.

 

 
 
 
 

CONSENT AGENDA

July 9, 2001

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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

 

Staff Recommendation

 

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

 

Staff Recommendation

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).

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Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0107-OV-10, Adams County

 

Staff Recommendation

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

Formation.

 

 

 

 

Cause No. 329, Docket No. 0107-GA-04, Schramm, Yuma County

Commission Motion

 

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.