HEARING AGENDA

Suite 801, The Chancery

1120 Lincoln Street

Denver, Colorado 80203

 

Monday, March 18, 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

 

10:40 a.m. Report from the Assistant Attorney General

 

10:50 a.m. Commissioner Comments

 

11:00 a.m. Audience Comments

 

Consent Agenda

Cause No. 191, Docket No. 0202-AW-01, Garfield County

Applicant: Calpine Natural Gas Company

 

Subject: Request to allow additional wells on the 640-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 22, Township 6 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M.

Comments: Continued to the April 2002 hearing.

 

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0203-GA-03, La Plata County

Applicant: J.M. Huber Corporation

Attorney: Michael Wozniak

 

Subject:                     Request to amend the permit for the Huber #3-24 Well located in the SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 24, Township 35 North, Range 8 West, N.M.P.M. to allow the use of the appropriate downhole pumping device which will maximize economic and efficient production.

 

Comments:             Prehearing conference held March 6, 2002 and summary provided to Commission. Continued to the April 2002 hearing.

 

11:15 a.m. Cause No. 1R, Docket No. 0203-RM-01, Statewide

Commission Motion

 

Subject:Rulemaking to increase the charge imposed by the Conservation Mill Levy to $0.0012 (one and two-tenths) per dollar value.

 

 

11:30 a.m. Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0203-OV-03, Moffat County

Staff Recommendation

Subject:                    Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding John Bakos in violation of Rule 1003.d. and 1004.a.; failure to perform final reclamation on the Bakos Farm #1 JBS Well located in the NW NE of Section 35, Township 5 North, Range 90 West, 6th P.M.

12:00 p.m. Lunch

 

 

1:30 p.m. Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0203-OV-04, Baca County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding Domar Oil & Gas, Inc. in violation of Rules 302, 304, 319.b., 709, failure by Domar Oil & Gas, Inc. to provide updated address and telephone number; failure to provide financial assurance prior to assuming the operations of a well; failure to obtain Director approval before shutting-in or temporarily abandoning a well; failure to submit financial assurance in the amount of $5000 dollars for the Arthur George #1 Well in the SE NW of Section 22, Township 33 South, Range 43 West, 6th P.M. and Rule 302, 319.b., 326.b.; failure to provide updated address and telephone number; failure to obtain Director approval before shutting-in or temporarily abandoning a well; failure to conduct a MIT for the Joe Ellis #1-14 Well located in the NE of Section 14, Township 32 South, Range 44 West, 6th P.M.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

March 18, 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. 112, Docket No. 0203-UP-02, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Williams Production Company

Attorney: Daniel F. Warden

 

Subject: Request to pool all non-consenting owners in the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W of Section 13, Township 33 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the development and operation of the Mesaverde Formation and the 640-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of Section 13, Township 33 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the development and operation of the Dakota Formation.

Hearing Officers: Tricia Beaver/David Dillon

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 517, Docket No. 0203-SP-08, Purgatory River, Las Animas County

Applicant: Petrogulf Corporation

Attorney: Charles Carpenter

 

Subject: Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW of Section 15, Township 33 South, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. for production from the Raton and Vermejo Formations and to pool all non-consenting interests in the unit.

 

Hearing Officers: David Dillon/Tricia Beaver

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.