Suite 801, The Chancery Building

1120 Lincoln Street

Denver, Colorado 80203

 

Monday, October 28, 2002

Agenda

 

10:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

  Approval of Proceedings

 

10:05 a.m.   Report from the Director - Written report provided

 

10:20 a.m. Report from the Assistant Attorney General

 

10:30 a.m. Commissioner Comments

 

10:40 a.m. Report from the Executive Directors Office

 

10:55 a.m. Audience Comments

 

11:10 a.m. Consent Agenda

 

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0210-UP-07, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Chevron USA, Inc.

Attorney: William Keefe

Subject: Request for an order to pool all nonconsenting owners in the N of Section 8U and Lots 1, 2, 3 & 4 of Section 5U, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the development and operation of the Fruitland coal seams.

 

Comments: Continued to the December hearing.

Cause Nos. 499, 232, and 407, Docket No. 0209-SP-12, Wattenberg Field, Weld County

Applicant: CFG Energy, Inc.

Attorney: Michael Morgan

 

  Subject: Request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NW of Section 3, Township 4 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M. for the production of oil and gas from the Dakota, J Sand, Codell and Niobrara Formations and to pool all nonconsenting owners for the development and operation of these formations.

Comments: Continued to the December hearing.

 

  CONSENT AGENDA

October 28, 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 were provided and exhibits are available upon request. The Applicants agreed to be bound by oral Order of the Commission.

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0210-AW-04, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP

Attorney: Carleton L. Ekberg

Letters of Support: Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council

Bureau of Land Management

 

Subject: Request for an order to drill two additional wells in certain drilling and spacing units to the Mesaverde Formation and to change the permitted location for wells to be drilled in certain drilling and spacing units to the Dakota-Morrison Formations in Sections 9-16 and 20-24, Township 32 North, Range 11 West, N.M.P.M.

 

Hearing Officers: Tricia Beaver/Morris Bell

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval

 

Cause Nos. 499 and 232, Docket No. 0210-SP-13, Wattenberg Field, Weld County

Applicant: United States Exploration, Inc.

Attorney: Peter A. Bjork

 

Subject: Request for an order to segregate the N of Section 31, Township 4 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M. into two 160-acre drilling and spacing units for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Dakota and J Sand Formations.

 

Hearing Officers: David Dillon/Tricia Beaver

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval