Suite 801, The Chancery Building

1120 Lincoln Street

 Denver, Colorado 80203

 

Monday, April 19, 2004

Agenda

 

9:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

 

Approval of Proceedings

 

9:05 a.m. Report from the Executive Directors Office

 

9:15 a.m. Report from the Director - Written report provided

 

9:45 a.m. Report from the Assistant Attorney General

 

9:55 a.m. Commissioner Comments

 

10:05 a.m. Audience Comments

 

10:30 a.m. Consent Agenda

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0403-AW-05, Ignacio Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Four Star Oil and Gas Co.

Attorney: William A. Keefe

 

Subject: Request for an order to allow a second well to be completed in an existing 320-acre drilling and spacing unit in the S of Section 12, Township 33 North, Range 10 West, N.M.P.M. for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Fruitland coal seams.

 

Comments: Continued to the May hearing.

10:35 a.m. Cause No. 1R, Docket No. 0404-RM-01, Statewide

Commission Motion

Subject: Request to approve amendments to Rules 100., 303., 303.a., 303.d., 303.k., 303.l., 305.b.(4), 308A., 310A., 312., 319.b., 321., 502., 503.b., 522., 802., and 909.f.

 

Intervenors: Western Colorado Congress, Western Slope Environmental Resource Council, San Juan Citizens Alliance, Grand Valley Citizens Alliance and Oil and Gas Accountability Project.

 

Attorney: Bruce Baizel

 

CONSENT AGENDA

April 19, 2004

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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 was presented to the Hearing Officers in support of the applications. The 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. 440, Docket No. 0404-SP-02, Parachute Field, Garfield County

Applicant: Williams Production RMT Co.

Attorney: William A. Keefe

Subject: Request for an order to segregate the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N of Section 6, Township 7 South, Range 95 West, 6th P.M. into two 160-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the NW and NE for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork Formation.

 

Comments:                Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0404-SP-04, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: CDX Gas, LLC

Attorney: Michael J. Wozniak

 

Subject: Request for an order to vacate the 320-acre drilling and spacing units and the 990 foot setbacks in Sections 11 and 14, Township 34 North, Range 6 West, N.U.L, N.M.P.M. and to establish Sections 11 and 14 as one approximately 939-acre drilling and spacing unit with 660 foot setbacks for the drilling of a horizontal well system and to pool unleased mineral interests owners.

 

Comments:                Heard by Hearing Officers who recommend approval.

 

Administrative Order by Consent

 

The following Administrative Order by Consent was accepted and agreed to:

 

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0404-OV-20, Logan County

Staff Recommendation

 

Subject: Request for an Administrative Order by Consent finding Fritzler Resources, Inc. in violation of Rules 324A.a., 906.b., 907.a.(1), and 907.c.(2), failure to prevent significant adverse environmental impacts to air, water, soil or biological resources, to prevent the unauthorized discharge or disposal of E&P waste, to report the spill/release as required by the June 2, 2003 field inspection, to ensure that E&P waste is properly stored, handled, transported, treated, recycled or disposed to prevent threatened or actual significant adverse environmental impacts, and for disposing of produced water in an unauthorized manner at the Fehringer #1 tank battery located in the NW NE of Section 28, Township 12 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M.