DRAFT HEARING AGENDA                                           

Suite 801, The Chancery Building

1120 Lincoln Street

Denver, Colorado 80203

 

Monday, September 23, 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

 

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.

 

Comments: Continued to the October hearing.

 

Cause No. 1R, Docket No. 0209-RM-02, Statewide

Commission Motion

 

Subject: Rulemaking to increase the charge imposed by the Conservation Mill Levy to $0.0010 (one tenth) per dollar value and amendments to Rules 303.a. and 1003.a.

 

Letter of Comment: Walsh Production, Inc.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-23, Kiowa County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding Monument Gas Marketing, Inc. in violation of Rule 319.a.(1), failure to properly plug and abandon the Bucklen #234 Well located in the SW NW of Section 34, Township 17 South, Range 46 West, 6th P.M.

 

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-10, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 324A.a., failure to prevent significant adverse environmental impacts to air, water, soil, or biological resources and failure to prevent the unauthorized discharge or disposal of oil, gas, or E&P waste, Rule 907.a., failure to ensure that E&P waste is properly stored, handled, transported, treated, recycled, or disposed to prevent threatened or actual significant adverse environmental impacts to air, water, soil, or biological resources, and Rule 910.a., for exceeding the COGCC allowable concentrations for organics in soil for non-sensitive areas for the Sargent Farms "B" tank battery located in the SE NE of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-11, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Cuykendall "C" No. 3 Well located in the NW NE of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-12, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Sargent Farms "A" No. 1-A Well located in the SE SE of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-13, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Sargent Farms "A" No. 2-A Well located in the SE SE of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-14, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Sargent Farms "A" No. 1-D Well located in the SE SW of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-15, Roggen Field, Weld County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Sargent Farms "B" No. 2-B Well located in the SE NE of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-16, Phillips County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 326.b.; failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Willis F Demmel No. 1 Well located in the SE SE of Section 35, Township 9 North, Range 44 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-17, Buckhorn Field, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Danford-Champlin No. 1-24 Well located in the NW NE of Section 24, Township 3 South, Range 64 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-18, Guidon Field, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Piland No. 1-12 Well located in the NW SE of Section 12, Township 3 South, Range 64 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-19, Guidon Field, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Piland No. 3-6 Well located in the SW NW of Section 6, Township 3 South, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-20, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Piland No. 1-6 Well located in the NE SW of Section 6, Township 3 South, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-21, Guidon Field, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309., failure to submit production reports, Rule 310A., failure to submit production levy reports, Rule 319.b.(1), failure to obtain director approval for a well shut-in more than six months, Rule 319.b.(3), failure to plug and abandon a well which has been shut-in more than six months, and Rule 326.b., failure to conduct a mechanical integrity test on a well which has been shut-in more than two years for the Piland No. 4-6 Well located in the NE NW of Section 6, Township 3 South, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0209-OV-22, Guidon Field, Adams County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding D J Production Services, Inc. in violation of Rule 309.; failure to submit production reports for the Piland No. 1-6 Well located in the SW SW of Section 6, Township 3 South, Range 63 West, 6th P.M.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

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No protests/interventions were received on the matter listed below and an administrative hearing was held for this matter. Appropriate testimony accompanied by required exhibits were presented to the Hearing Officers in support of the application. The Hearing Officer recommendation was provided and exhibits are available upon request. The Applicant agreed to be bound by oral Order of the Commission.

 

 

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0209-UP-06, 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 S of Section 8U, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the drilling of the Koshak A-3 Well for the production of gas from the Fruitland coal seams.

 

Hearing Officers: Tricia Beaver/Morris Bell

 

Comments: Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.