HEARING AGENDA

Anasazi Room, La Plata County Courthouse

1060 E. 2nd Avenue

Durango, Colorado 81301

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2002

 

10:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

Approval of Proceedings

 

10:05 a.m. Report from the Executive Directors Office

 

10:20 a.m. Report from the Director - Written report provided

 

10:50 a.m. Report from the Assistant Attorney General

 

11:00 a.m. Commissioner Comments

 

11:10 a.m. Audience Comments

 

Consent Agenda

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0206-OV-05, Mesa County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding MarkWest Resources, Inc. in violation of Rule 1003.a.; failure to remove guy line anchors on crop land at the Tiffany No. 2-17 Well located in the NE NW of Section 17, Township 32 North, Range 6 West, N.M.P.M.

 

Comments: Continued to the July 15, 2002 hearing.

 

ˆ1:00 p.m. Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0206-EX-01, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: CDX Rockies, LLC

Attorney: William Keefe

 

Protestant: Exok, Inc.

Attorney: Michael Wozniak

 

Subject:                     Request to allow the drilling of the Anderson #1 Well at an exception location of 660 feet from the north line and the completion of the Thursinger #1-5 Well at an exception location of 925 feet from the south line in the S of Section 5, Township 32 North, Range 6 West, N.M.P.M.

 

Comments:               Prehearing Conference held May 28, 2002. Recommended order has been proposed by the applicant. Letter recommending conditions of approval has been proposed by the protestant.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

June 4, 2002

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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. 315, Docket No. 0206-AW-03, Vernon Field, Yuma County

Applicant: Samedan Oil Corporation

Attorney:                     Carleton Ekberg

 

Subject:                      Request for an order to allow an additional well to be drilled on certain 160-acre drilling and spacing units for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.

 

Hearing Officers: David Dillon/Morris Bell

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 520, Docket No. 0206-UP-04, Oakdale Field, Huerfano County

Applicant: Rocky Mountain Gas Supply, LLC

Attorney: Stephen Sullivan

 

Subject:            Request to pool all non-consenting owners in the 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE of Section 4, Township 29 South, Range 69 West, 6th P.M. for the development and operation of the Dakota and Entrada Formations.

Hearing Officers: Tricia Beaver

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 520, Docket Nos. 0206-UP-05, Oakdale Field, Huerfano County

Applicant: Rocky Mountain Gas Supply, LLC

Attorney: Stephen Sullivan

 

Subject: Request to pool all non-consenting owners in the 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 33, Township 28 South, Range 69 West, 6th P.M. for the development and operation of the Dakota and Entrada Formations.

 

Hearing Officer: Tricia Beaver

   Comments:                Protest filed by Three Valleys West and Prehearing Conference held May 29, 2002, at which time the protest was deemed invalid. Heard by Hearing Officer who recommends approval.