Suite 801, The Chancery Building

1120 Lincoln Street

 

Denver, Colorado 80203

Monday, October 25, 2004

Agenda

 

À 9:00 a.m. Roll Call of Commissioners

Approval of Proceedings - August and September

À 9:05 a.m. Report from the Executive Director’s Office

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

Á 10:00 a.m. Report from the Assistant Attorney General

Á 10:15 a.m. Commissioner Comments

Á 10:30 a.m. Audience Comments

Á 10:45 a.m. Presentation of the video titled "From Drillbit to Burner Tip: The Story of Natural Gas" by Linda Flis of Geolinks

Á 11:30a.m. Discussion on Public Projects proposed in accordance with Order No.1V-276 – Continued to November hearing

Cause No. 1, Docket No. 0408-GA-05, Wattenberg Field, Adams County

Applicant: City of Westminster

Attorney: Randall J. Feuerstein

Subject: Request for an order requiring Patina Oil & Gas Corporation to plug and abandon the Huron "H" Unit No. 1 Well, located in the SW¼ SW¼ of Section 15, Township 1 South, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.

Comments: Application withdrawn; hearing cancelled.

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0302-UP-01, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Richard K. Watson

Attorney: William Bontrager

Subject: Request to respond to the pending motions to dismiss the previously filed pooling application and discovery requests.

Comments: Continued to the November hearing.

Cause No. 112, Docket No. 0407-UP-04, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Applicant: Chevron USA Inc.

Attorney: William A. Keefe

Subject: Request for an order to pool all non-consenting owners in the E½ of Section 9, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the University 9-1 Well.

Comments: Continued to the November hearing.

Cause No. 509, Docket No. 0407-SP-09, Arrowhead Field, Cheyenne County

Applicant: Monument Gas Marketing Inc.

Attorney: Ron Touchon

Subject: Request to rescind the 320-acre drilling and spacing units in Sections 25-28 and 33-36, Township 16 South, Range 46 West, 6th P.M. and to allow the lands to be developed pursuant to COGCC Rule 318.

Comments: Continued to the November hearing.

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0409-OV-31, Ignacio-Blanco Field, La Plata County

Staff Recommendation

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding Richmond Petroleum in violation of Rule 1004., failure to reclaim the surface location at the Gosney 33-7 No. 1 Well located in the SW¼ SW¼ of Section 10, Township 33 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M.

Comments: Continued to the January 2005 hearing.

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0410-33, Mamm Creek Field, Garfield County

Staff Recommendation

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) in violation of Rules 303.a.1., 308A., 308B., 312. and 317.c., for the Shideler #32-4C1 (H31) Well located in the SE¼ NE¼ of Section 31, Township 7 South, Range 92 West 6th P.M. for failure to obtain Director’s approval before commencement of operations with heavy equipment, not submitting the Drilling Completion Report within 30 days of setting production casing, not submitting the Completed Interval Report within 30 days of completing a formation, not submitting a Certification of Clearance within 30 days of initial sales of oil or gas, and not posting the APD at the rig.

Comments: Continued to the November hearing.

Cause No. 1V, Docket No. 0410-32, Greenwood Field, Baca County

Staff Recommendation

Subject: Request to approve an Order Finding Violation finding Wallace Oil and Gas in violation of Rule 326.b., and 603.j., failure to perform a mechanical integrity test within two (2) years of being shut-in and failure to maintain well sites for the Newman No. 1-7 Well, the Watkins No.1 Well and the Hume No. 17-1 Well located in various sections Township 32 South Range 41 West, 6th P.M.