10:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners
Approval of Proceedings
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 Director’s Office
10:55 a.m. Audience Comments
11:10 a.m. Consent Agenda
No. 491, Docket No. 0301-SP-01, Fortification Creek Field,
Applicant: Matagorda Production Co.
Attorney: Peter J. Wall
Subject: Request for an order to extend the Fortification Creek Field to include the Additional Lands in Township 8, Range 91 West and 92 West, 6th P.M. and to establish 320-acre drilling and spacing units for these lands for the production of gas and associated liquid hydrocarbons from the Mesaverde Formation.
Comments: Administrative Hearing was held on December 30 at
Cause No. 517, Docket No. 0301-SP-02, Lorencito Field, Las
Applicant: Robert L. Bayless, Producer LLC
Attorney: William G. Odell
Subject: Request for an order to establish 160-acre drilling and spacing units for the NW¼ of Section 7, Township 34 South, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the SE¼ of Section 1 and the NE¼ of Section 12, Township 34 South, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.
Protestant: Evergreen Resources Inc.
Attorney: Barry Spector
Protestant: B. F. Hill
Attorney: Lance Astrella
Letter of Support: Bureau of Land Management
Comments: Prehearing Conference was held on December 30 at
No. 1, Docket No. 0212-GA-10, Grand Valley Field,
Applicant: Fire Truck Northwestern, Inc.
Representative: Joe Feeley
Subject: Request to bring Williams Production RMT before the Commission to determine why payment of proceeds have not been made on several wells in the S½ of Section 1 and the N½ of Section 12, both of Township 7 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M.
Comments: Continued from the December hearing
Prehearing Conference was held on December 11 at
Application withdrawn; hearing cancelled.
No. 1, Docket No. 0212-GA-09,
Applicant: Monument Gas Marketing, Inc.
Representative: Randy Campbell
Subject: Motion to Reconsider Order No. 1V-238.
Comments: Continued from the December Hearing
Prehearing Conference was held on December 12 at
No. 112, Docket No. 0210-UP-07, Ignacio-Blanco Field,
Applicant: Chevron USA, Inc.
Attorney: William Keefe
Subject: Request for an order to pool all non-consenting owners in the N½ of Section 8U and Lots 1, 2, 3, & 4 of Section 5U, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the drilling of the Koshak BA-A Well.
Comments: Application withdrawn; hearing cancelled.
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 application.
A 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. 491, Docket No. 0301-SP-01, Moffat County
Matagorda Production Company
Attorney: Peter J. Wall
Request for an order to establish 320-acre drilling and spacing units for
certain lands under the provisions of the Fortification Creek Field in Township
8, Range 91 West and 92 West, 6th P.M. for the production of gas and associated
liquid hydrocarbons from the Mesaverde Formation.
Tricia Beaver/Morris Bell
Hearing Officers who recommend approval.
Order by Consent
following Administrative Order by Consent was accepted and agreed to:
Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0301-OV-01, Las Animas County
Request to approve an Administrative Order by Consent finding Evergreen
Operating Corporation in violation of Rules 603.a.(2), 305., and 306., failure
to obtain a waiver to locate a well closer than 150 feet from a property line
and to notify and consult the property owner prior to the commencement of
operations with heavy equipment and assessing a fine of $3,000.