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03/02/1971
  
Approves of a plan to dispose of oil field waste liquids by reinjection into the "D" Sand in the No. 16 Huey Well located in the SW1/4 SE1/4 NW1/4, Section 29, Township 2 North, Range 56 West, 6th P.M. Any waste liquids stored prior to injection shall be contained in tanks or pits lined with an impermeable material to insure that there will be no seepage of said liquids into any fresh water aquifer.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/25/1972
  
Approves plan submitted by Skelly Oil Company to dispose of oil field waste liquids from its operations in the Walker Field by reinjection in the annulus between the production string of casing and the Pierre Shale and Niobrara Formation in the C. F. Green Well No. 2.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/17/1987
  
Requires G.E. and Lois Humiston to post a $500 bond for operation of well No.1 Humiston, located in the SE1/4 NW1/4 of Section 33, Township 36 North, Range 13 West, N.M.P.M. for domestic purposes on their property.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/18/1988
  
Allows plugging security in the amount of $500 for two gas wells on the property of the applicants, Raymond and Betty Shanhan.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/20/1989
  
Approves reduced plugging security bond in amount of $1,000 for one well Kennedy No. 1 located in the NW1/4 NE1/4 Section 17, Township 33 North, Range 12 West, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/20/1989
  
Approves reduced plugging security bond in the amount of $1,000 each for two wells, the 1-35 Hutton located in the NE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 35, Township 5 South, Range 43 West, 6th P.M. and the 1-1 Hutton located in the NE1/4 SW/14 of Section 1, Township 5 South, Range 43 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/16/1989
  
Approves security in the amount of $1,000 for well Brown-Monfort No. 1, Section 10, Township 4 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/18/1989
  
Approves security in the amount of $2,500 for well Linnebur #1, NW1/4 SE1/4 of Seciton 4, Township 4 South, Range 60 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/18/1989
  
Approves security in the amount of $2,500 per well for well Jolley 1-8 in the SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 8 and Jolley #1 in the SW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 17, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/19/1990
  
Approves reduced plugging security in the amount of $1,000 for well located in the NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 13, Township 3 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/20/1990
  
Approves reduced plugging security of $2,000 for well located in the SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 17, Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M. for Richard C. Jolley with gas from well to be used for domestic purposes on the Jolley property.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/1990
  
Approves reduced plugging security of $1,000 for well located inthe NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 18, Township 3 South, Range 95 West, for Sten Johnson with gas from well to be used for domestic purposes on the Johnson property.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/1990
  
Approves reduced plugging security of $1,000 for well located in SW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 33, Township 12 North, Range 61 West for John Walden with gas from well to be used for domestic purposes on the Walden property.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/1990
  
Determines the Mesaverde-Point Lookout Formation should be an exempt aquifer for the Wallace Gulch Disposal Well located in Section 26, Township 35 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/19/1990
  
Approves the conversion of the Tyner Lunt No. 1 Well in the NW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 18, Township 34 North, Range 8 West, SUL, N.M.P.M., to allow the disposal of produced water to be injected into the Mesaverde Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/19/1991
  
Approves reduced plugging security of $1,000 for well located in SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 34, Township 3 North, Range 48 West, 6th P.M. for Keith Lillich with gas from the well to be used for domestic purposes on the Lillich property.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/19/1991
  
Approves reduced plugging security of $1,500 for well located in SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M. for Delbert Koch with gas from the well to be used for domestic purposes on the Koch property  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/09/1991
  
Approves request for an exception for a well to be drilled three hundred sixty one feet FEL, six hundred sixty one feet FSL and nine hundred ninety eight feet FWL, in the W1/2 W1/2 of Section 31, Township 8 North, Range 52 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/23/1991
  
Approves the request to drill the Clara Bacon No. 2 Well at an exception location of 2090 feet FNL and 505 feet FWL in the SW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. for production from the "J" Sand Formation, and further to allow the well to be an exception to the requirements of Rule 318 for production from the Dakota Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/23/1991
  
Approves the request to drill the Black Jack No. 11-27 Well to avoid a surface obstruction at an exception location of 300 feet FNL and 400 feet FWL in Section 27, Township 11 South, Range 42 West, 6th P.M. for production from the Morrow Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/18/1991
  
Approves the request to allow a reduced pluggin security for the Martinez No. 1 Well located in the SW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 18, Township 32 North, Range 1 East, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/18/1991
  
Approves the request to establish an exploratory 320-acre drilling and spacing unit for the E1/2 of Section 9, Township 23 South, Range 44 West, 6th P.M. for production from the Morrow Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/16/1992
  
Approves the request to establish an exploratory unit consisting of the E1/2 of Section 9, Township 6 North, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., pools all interests in said unit, and allows a well to be directionally drilled at an exception location for production from the Niobrara Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/16/1992
  
Approves the request to establish an exploratory unit consisting of the NE1/4 of Section 32, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. and allows a horizontal well to be drilled at an exception location for production from the Niobrara Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/20/1992
  
Approves the request to reduce plugging security for the Northwest San Juan No.1 Well located in the NW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 31, Township 34 North, Range 11 West, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/18/1992
  
Approves the request to drill the Douglas Creek Unit No. 56 Well at an exception location of 2380 feet FSL and 60 feet FWL in the NW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 101 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Mancos "B" Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/16/1992
  
Approves the stipulation for payment of proceeds from the Meyer Oil Company for ten wells located in certain lands in Township 2 North, Range 69 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/20/1992
  
Approves the request to allow the Vondy No. 1 Well to be drilled at an exception location of 330 feet FNL and 990 feet FWL in the NE1/4 NW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 17, Township 2 South, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the "J" Sand Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/21/1992
  
Denies the request for payment of proceeds on the Clary No. 1 Well located in the SW1/4 of Section 19, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/21/1992
  
Approves the request to drill the Pinon Federal No. 12-28 Well at an exception location of 1524 feet FNL and 620 feet FWL in the SW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 28, Township 5 North, Range 98 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Dakota Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/21/1992
  
Approves the request to establish a 640-acre exploratory unit in Township 6 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., consisting of the W1/2 NW1/4 of Section 13, the SE1/4 and the E1/2 SW1/4 of Section 14, the NE1/4 and the W1/2 NW1/4 of Section 23 and the W1/2 NW1/4 fo Section 24 to drill a horizontal well for production from the Niobrara Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/21/1992
  
Approves the request to require payment of proceeds due from the Goodloe No. 29-1 Well located in the NE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 29, Township 5 North, Range 60 West, 6th P.M., along with interest due and reimbursement for costs incurred by the applicant  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/21/1992
  
Approves the request to establish a 640-acre exploratory unit in Township 6 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., consisting of the W1/2 SW1/4 of Section 13, the SE1/4 and the E1/2 SW1/4 of Section 14, the NE1/4 and the W1/2 NW1/4 of Section 23 and the W1/2 NW1/4 of Section 24 to drill a horizontal well for production from the Niobrara Formation.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/17/1993
  
Dismisses the request for payment of proceeds for the Billy Ray No.1 Well located in the NW1/4 of Section 19, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M. for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W1/2 of Section 19.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/18/1993
  
Approves the request to raise the bond requirement to $15,250.00 for a surface bond to be posted for three wells to be drilled in the NE1/4 of Section 36, Township 4 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/18/1993
  
Dismisses the request for payment of proceeds for the Clary No. 1 Well located in the SW1/4 of Section 18, Township 34 North, Range 9 West, N.M.P.M., for the 320-acre drililng and spacing unit consisting of the S1/2 of Section 18.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/18/1993
  
Dismisses the application requesting payment of proceeds for oil produced in 1988 and taken from the lease by Bountiful Oil and Gas/Border Fuel Supply Corporation, interest due on such sum, and an award of costs and reasonable attorneys' fees for the Dunbar-McKinley No. 1 Well located in the SW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 9, Township 9 North, Range 61 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/18/1993
  
Dismisses the application requesting determination and award of proceeds due for eleven wells located on certain lands in Sections 23 through 26 and 35, Township 9 North, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., interest due on such sum, and an award of costs and reasonable attorneys' fees.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/18/1993
  
Approves the Commission staff to continue processing the injection well application for the Carl A. Miller No. B-9 Well located in the SE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 5, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/19/1993
  
Approves the request to allow the Hobe State No. 42-32 Well to be drilled at an exception location of 1930 feet FNL and 400 feet FEL in the SE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 32, Township 3 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., for commingled production from the "J" and "D" Sand Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/20/1993
  
Approves the request to designate the N1/2 of Section 18, Township 1 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. in the Park Land Estates as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/20/1993
  
Approves the staff to continue processing the injection well application for the Dragon Trail Unit No. 121 Well located in the NW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 33, Township 2 South, Range 102 West, 6th P.M., with certain conditions of approval.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/18/1993
  
Approves the request to designate the W1/2 NW1/4, N1/2 SW1/4, and the SW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 29, Township 1 North, Range 69 West, 6th P.M. in the Park Lake subdivision as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/18/1993
  
Denies the request to reduce the pluggin bond requirements for the Jacobs No. 2 Well located in the NE1/4 NW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 1, Township 1 North, Range 97 West, 6th P.M., for domestic use and requires that a bond in the amount of five thousand ($5000) dollars be submitted with a Change of Operator Form 10.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/15/1993
  
Approves the request to designate the NW1/4 of Section 24, Township 6 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., located in a subdivision, as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/15/1993
  
Approves the request to designate a portion of the SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 28, Township 4 North, Range 69 West, 6th P.M. in the Cathy's Pond subdivision as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/22/1993
  
Requires Amoco Production Company to shut-in the Gurr Federal Gas Unit No. 1 Well located in the SE1/4 SE 1/4 of Section 15, Township 35 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M., at a date to be determined by the Director.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/20/1993
  
Approves the request to allow the Director discretion to shut-in, for the purpose of acquiring pressure transient data, any of the following wells located in Sections 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 of Township 35 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M.: the Huntingeon GU A, Goeglein GU, Conrad GU A, Womner GU A, Dunlin GU A, Dunlin GU B, Dunlin GU D and the Bowers GU.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/19/1994
  
Approves the request to establish 80-acre driling and spacing units in Section 6, Township 1 South, Range 64 West, 6th P.M. for production from the "D" Sand and "J" Sand Formations, with the 80-acre units consisting of the E1/2 and W1/2 or the N1/2 and S1/2 of each quarter section. In addition, the request was approved to allow the completion or recompletion of all wells drilled in Section 6 to produce from the "D" Sand and "J" Sand Formations, either by multiple completion or downhole commingling, within the wellbore without segregation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/18/1994
  
Adopted the findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommended Commission Order on the Michael and Pamela Guttersen request to foreclose on the damage bond of CFG Energy, Inc. for three wells located in Section 21, Township 5 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/23/1994
  
Approves the request to require payment of proceeds due since 1990 and costs incurred to Nancy Hindman from The Meyer Oil Company for the Dodd No.1 Well located in the NW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 25, Township 2 North, Range 70 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/29/1994
  
Approves the request to maintain the shut-in status of the Gurr Federal Gas Unit No. 1 Well located in the SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 15, Township 35 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/19/1994
  
Approves the request to allow the HSR Snapper No. 6-34 Well to be recompleted at an exception location of 1980 feet FNL and 1980 feet FWL in the SE1/4 NW14 of Section 34, Township 1 South, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the "J" and "D" Sand Formations, to commingle production, and to approve an allocation method.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/19/1994
  
Approves the request to re-enter and convert the Leathers No. "B" 3 Well, located in the NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 1, Township 18 South, Range 42 West, 6th P.M., into a saltwater disposal well into the Morrow Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/21/1995
  
Approves the request to drill the Gerkin Y No. 13-4J Well at an exception location located 1950 feet FSL and 600 feet FEL in the NE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 13, Township 2 North, Range 64 West, 6th P.M. for production from the "J" Sand Formation and commingle with the "D" Sand Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/18/1995
  
Approves the request to establish the NW1/4 of Section 14, Township 7 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/19/1995
  
Approves the request to designate the SE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 10, Township 2 South, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., as a high density area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/16/1995
  
Approves the request to drill the Federal 298 No. 24-1 Well at an exception location of 1,640 feet FSL and 469 feet FWL, in the NW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 24, Township 2 South, Range 98 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Wasatch Formation, due to topographic reasons.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/16/1995
  
Denies the request to reduce the bonding requirements for the Zahm No. 29-3 Well located in the NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 29, Township 10 South, Range 96 West, 6th P.M., to be used for domestic purposes.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/18/1995
  
Denies the application of Marie G. Owens due to lack of jurisdiction in this matter regarding payment of proceeds.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/20/1996
  
Denies the application of Wendall and Margaret Wacher in the Young Gas Storage Field, due to lack of jurisdiction.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/15/1996
  
Directs the Commission staff to determine what, if any, rules have been violated and proceed according to Rule No. 522.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/15/1996
  
Denies the application of The Stout Ranch due to lack of appearance by the Applicant.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/18/1996
  
Denies the motion to vacate Order No. 1-62  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/06/1997
  
Approves the request to allow the Baxter Pass No. 41-28 Well to be drilled at an exception location of 1,108 feet FNL and 323 feet FEL in the NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 28, Township 4 South, Range 103 West, 6th P.M., to the depth of 6,750 feet to test the Dakota-Morrison Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/10/1997
  
Finds both Jenex Petroleum Corporation and Mr. John Chilson 50% responsible for costs of plugging and reclaiming the Chilson No. 16-1 Well. Jenex Petroleum Corporation is ordered to be responsible for supervising such operations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/21/1997
  
Denies the application of Jack Grynberg to reconsider the date of continuation in the payment of proceeds matter.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/21/1997
  
Reduces the bond requirements for the Nelson No. 1-10 Well, Logan County, operated by Argonex Company, to One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) to ensure proper reseeding of the location.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/21/1997
  
Grants the joint motion to dismiss and dismisses with prejudice the applications of Barry and Heather Stout and Vessels Oil and Gas Corporation, governing operations in the Gibson Gulch Federal Unit.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/19/1997
  
Denies without prejudice, the application of Harold Woellner Hough to determine and award proceeds, interest and attorney's fees due for production attributable to the royalty and working interest due from Frederick I. Shaffer, Jr., for the Pyles No. 1 Well located in the SE1/4 of Section 6, Township 20 South, Range 48 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/04/1997
  
Approves the request to reduce amount of financial assurance required pursuant to Rule 707. for Patina Oil & Gas Corporation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/04/1997
  
Determines that Martin Exploration Management Company and Patina Oil & Gas Corporation are the party(ies) responsible for contamination of the water well located in the SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 10, Township 1 South, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., allocated costs to both parties to drill a replacement well and requires Martin Exploration Management Company to reimburse costs incurred to rebuild the water well pump house.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/20/1997
  
Approves the request to pool all interests in the 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., for the development and operation of the Dakota Formation underlying said unit and the production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from said formations, pursuant to the provisions of Section 34-60-116, C.R.S., 1984. In addition, the Order approves the request to determine that Byron Oil Industries, Inc. owns a fifty percent (50%) leasehold working interest in the Dakota Formation drilling and spacing unit.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/10/1997
  
Approves the formation of a workgroup to evaluate surface impacts from spacing applications filed for hearing requesting increase density; submittal of proposed drafts of rulemaking language by concerned parties to be considered and commented on at three (3) public forum meetings chaired by a Commissioner will be held in Greeley, Durango and Rifle.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/09/1998
  
Approves the request to modify financial assurance for shut-in wells operated by Rex Monahan.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/27/1998
  
Denies the request for reconsideration of Order No. 1-72, which alleged that the Commission exceeded its jurisdiction under Section 34-60-115, C.R.S. to bring a proceeding against a party at fault within one (1) year of the alleged violation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/17/1998
  
Amends Order No. 1-66 to acknowledge the party holding the escrow account and to establish a date by which the Chilson No. 16-1 well site should be properly reclaimed.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/12/1999
  
Approves the request by St. Croix Operating Inc, for an order seeking an exception location to the permitted location for the Volberding Farms #7-1 Well to be located 330 feet FSL and 660 feet FWL in the SW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 7, Township 2 South, Range 51 West, 6th P.M. for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the "J" Sand Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/19/1999
  
Denies the request by Allen Oil & Gas, LLC to amend Order No. 1V-170 to allow production of oil and gas from certain wells in the Tow Creek Field located in the NW1/4 of Section 18, Township 6 North, Range 86 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/19/1999
  
Approves the staff recommendation to commence claim on the Allen Oil & Gas, LLC Thirty Thousand dollar ($30,000) plugging bond and proceed to plug, abandon and reclaim the Bradley #1, Bradley #2, Bradley #3, Bradley #4, Bradley #5, State #1, State #2, State #3 and State #5 Wells located in Section 18, Township 6 North, Range 86 West, 6th P.M.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/19/1999
  
Approves the staff recommendation that Allen Oil & Gas LLC provide the Commission financial assurance in the amount of Thirty Thousand dollars ($30,000) within ninety (90) days of the date the order is issued, to ensure the company is capable of fulfilling its financial obligations imposed by the Oil and Gas Conservation Act to operate five (5) wells in the Buck Peak Field located in Section 25, Township 6 North, Range 90 West, 6th P.M.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/19/1999
  
Approves the request by Wellington Operating Company to implement a secondary oil recovery project in the Wellington Unit to recover additional oil reserves or begin gas storage operations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/22/1999
  
Approves the request by North Washington Water Users Association of Adams County to amend Order No. 1-72 to provide for remediation to allow the securing of a water tap or taps or other alternative methods of securing water with the City of Thornton, Colorado, and finds that the sum of Three Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($320,000) is an appropriate expenditure for such remediation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/02/1999
  
Approves the request by Tom and Toni Niswonger for a reduction in the financial assurance required in Rule 706. of the Rules and Regulations of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for the Niswonger #1 Well located in the SW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 20, Township 11 South, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Financial assurance in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) shall be posted within thirty (30) days of the date the order is entered.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/02/1999
  
Approves the request to amend Order No. 1V-176 to allow Marilyn Messer to sign a guarantee of performance as satisfactory financial assurance in accordance with Section 34-60-106(13)(a) C.R.S.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/02/1999
  
Denies the request to amend Order No. 1V-118 to remove the prohibition against issuance of any Applications for Permit-to-Drill to any company in which Gary Pahl is a prinicpal.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/10/2000
  
Approves the request by Totem Gas Storage Company, L.L.C. for an order, pursuant to Title 34, Article 64, C.R.S., approving portions of Sections 4, 5, 6, 7-9, 16, 17-19, 20 and 30 of Township 2 South, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. and portions of Section 12, 13, 24, and 25, Township 2 South, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. as the Totem Gas Storage Porject in the J-1 Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/15/2000
  
Approves the request by NOCO Oil Company, LLC to amend Order Nos. 1V-122 and 1V-175 to remove the Gillette No. 10 Well located in the SW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 9, Township 9 North, Range 61 West 6th P.M and the Sheetz No. 1 Well located in the NW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 9, Township 9, Range 61 West, 6th P.M., Weld County from said orders and to allow certain work to be performed on the Gillette No.1 Well located in the SW1/4 SE1/4 of Section 2, Township 9 North, Range 61 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/24/2000
  
Amends Order No. 1V-184 to reduce the Eight Thousand Dollar ($8,000) fine assessed to Energy Search Company to a total fine of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000).  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/30/2000
  
Directs COGCC staff to process for approval the request for a permit to dispose of produced water into the Cowell No. 1 Well, located in the NE1/4 NW1/4 of Section 31, Township 3 South, Range 59 West, 6th P.M. with the condition that the injection rate be limited to 2 1/2 barrels.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 91
01/08/2001
  
Approves the request to establish a 160-acre exploratory unit for the "D" Sand Formation, to pool non-consenting interests for development and operation of the "D" and "J" Sand Formations, and to grant an exception well location in Section 26, Township 1 North, Range 65 West for production from the "J" Sand Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/04/2000
  
Amends Order No. 1V-192, 1V-193 and 1V-194 to reduce the total fine of Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000) previously assessed to Plenergy Development Ltd. to a total fine of Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000).  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 93
03/19/2001
  
Finds that the Director does not have the authority to administratively place directional drilling conditions on Applications for Permits-to-Drill.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 94
03/19/2001
  
Approves the request to designate the NW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 7 as an outside activity area with setback boundaries for wells of 350 feet from the boundaries of the actual facilities, i.e., ball fields, concession stand and parking lot.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/23/2001
  
Denies the request to stay the permit-to-drill issued for the Neva Dove Gas Unit A #2 in Township 34 North, Range 7 West, N.M.P.M. and dismisses all other matters raised in the application.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/13/2001
  
Denies the request by Matrix Energy, LLC for a variance to complete and produce the Duettel #14-10 Well, located in the SW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 10, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. as waivers to the exception location were obtained.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 97
01/07/2002
  
Approves the request by Bruce Reed for payment of proceeds from DJ Production Services.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 98
04/22/2002
  
Denies the request by Rocky Mountain Operating Company for an extension until June 1, 2002 to perform work required in Order No. 1V-219 and requires Rocky Mountain Operating Company to plug and abandon the Nichols No. 1-23 Well by May 6, 2002.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/03/2002
  
Denies the request by Rocky Mountain Operating Company for an extension until June 1, 2002 to perform work required in Order No. 1V-218 and requires Rocky Mountain Operating Company to plug and abandon the Nichols No. 1-14 Well by May 6, 2002.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 100
01/06/2003
  
Approves the request by Monument Gas Marketing to reconsider Order No. 1V-238 and affirms the provisions of Order No. 1V-238.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 101
06/03/2003
  
Approves the request for a variance to extend the time within which Gunnison Energy may commence operations on the Spaulding Peak #1 Well, the Dever Creek #1 Well and the Lone Pine #1 Well from July 3, 2003 until July 3, 2004 and on the Stevens Gulch #1 Well from July 15, 2003 until July 15, 2004.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/03/2003
  
Approves the request to authorize COGCC staff to make a claim on the Pittenger's No. 1 Well Two Thousand Five Hundred dollar ($2,500) plugging bond to plug, abandon and reclaim the Pittenger No. 1 Well located in the SE¼ SE¼ of Section 13, Township 6 South, Range 94 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/27/2003
  
Approves the request by Gunnison Energy Corporation for a variance extending the time within which operations may be commenced on the Leon Lake #4 Well and Leon Lake #5 Well to November 20, 2004; on the Powerline Federal Well, the Oakbrush Federal Well, the Bullpark Federal Well, the Hubbard Creek Federal Well, and the Thompson Creek Federal Well to January 24, 2005, and on the Hawksnest Federal Well to September 30, 2004.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/05/2004
  
Denies the request by St. Vrain Partners, LLC and upholds the Director’s decision to grant the variances and approve the APDs with the following conditions added to address safety concerns: “All public roads and other public access within one hundred fifty (150) feet of the wellhead including sidewalks shall be closed during drilling rig transport and operation. It is recommended that during the transport of the drilling rig to and from the location, pilot vehicle, flagmen, including temporary road blocks be used to ensure the safe conduct of such transport operations”. Denies the Cross-Application filed by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/24/2004
  
Approves the request by Delta Petroleum Corporation for an order to change the existing well setbacks in Rule 318.a. that apply to certain lands in Township 3 South, Range 49 West, 6th P.M., to allow wells to be located no closer than 300 feet from the boundaries of any lease line and no closer than 600 feet from any producible or drilling well or wells for production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara, “D” Sand, “J” Sand and Paleozoic-Mississippian Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/12/2004
  
Approves the request by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. for an order to amend the setback requirements of Rule 318.a. that apply to Sections 8, 17 and 20, Township 7 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M. to allow wells drilled deeper than 2,500 feet to be located no closer than 600 feet from the outer section lines with no more than 1 multi-wellsite per governmental quarter-quarter section for production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Mesaverde Group.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 107
09/20/2004
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a bradenhead monitoring area for wells drilled in Townships 6 through 9 South, Ranges 91 through 93 West, 6th P.M.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/15/2005
  
Approves the request to allow the COGCC staff to approve Wellington Operating’s variance request which will allow discharge of treated produced water from the Wellington Muddy Unit into the Boxelder Creek alluvium, and to impose various conditions of approval.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E½ SW¼ and W½ SE¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 110
04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ NE¼ and N½ SE¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ SW¼ of Section 16 and the N½ NW¼ of Section 21, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 112
04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ NW¼ of Section 21, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 113
04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 114
04/12/2007
  
Approves the request for an order establishing an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ NE¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and pooling all nonconsenting interests in said unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE¼ SW¼ and the SW¼ SE¼ of Section 17, and NW¼ NE¼ and NE¼ NW¼ of Section 20, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 116
08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW¼ NW¼ and NW¼ SW¼ of Section 16, and NE¼ SE¼, SE¼ NE¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 117
08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NW¼ of Section 20, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 118
08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW¼ SW¼ of Section 16, the SE¼ SE¼ of Section 17, the NE¼ NE¼ of Section 20, and the NW¼ NW¼ of Section 21, in Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 119
08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE¼ NW¼, SW¼ NE¼, NE¼ SW¼, and NW¼ SE¼ of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 120
08/15/2007
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ SW¼ of Section 17 and the N½ NW¼ of Section 20, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, “J” Sand or Dakota Formations, and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit for the development and operation of said formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 121
11/05/2007
  
Approves the request to rescind Order No. 1V-238 which required re-entry and re-plugging of the Bucklen #2-34 Well, located in the SW¼ NW¼ of Section 34, Township 17 South, Range 46 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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1 - 122
03/11/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish 160-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the NW¼ of Section 18, Township 5 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M. and the NW¼ and SW¼ of Section 24, Township 5 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said units for the drilling of various wells for the development and operation of the Dakota, “J” Sand, Codell and Niobrara Formations.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/15/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to segregate the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ of Section 9, Township 4 North, Range 63 West, 6th P.M., into 2 drilling and spacing units consisting of the SW¼ and SE¼ of said Section 9, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the “J” Sand Formation, and to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE¼ of said Section 9, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Codell and Niobrara Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/25/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the unit boundary for certain lands in Townships 8 and 9 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M., and Townships 8½, 9 and 10 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., and to allow wells to be located no closer than 100 feet from the exterior boundary of the Vega Federal Unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/26/2008
  
Finds that there is insufficient evidence to determine that the City of Trinidad was the responsible party for the natural gas leaking from the Trinidad MGP #1 Well located in the NW¼ NW¼ of Section 32, Township 33 South, Range 66 West, 6th P.M. Authorizes the COGCC staff to utilize money from the Oil and Gas Conservation and Environmental Response Fund to retain suitable contractors to perform the re-entering and re-plugging of the Trinidad MGP #1 Well.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/01/2008
  
Approves the request for a variance under Rule 502.b. for a one year extension to commence drilling operations for the Baca Wells #5 and #6, located in Sections 28 and 33, Township 43 North, Range 11 East, N.M.P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Dakota Formation, on the condition that: (1) the associated Permits-to-Drill are extended for drilling and completion operations and that permission shall be obtained from the Acting Director prior to commencing production operations, and (2) any conditions related to protection of public health, safety, welfare and the environment that are developed as result of the Environmental Assessment conducted under the federal NEPA process and that are under the jurisdiction of the COGCC shall be applied to the drilling and completion operations of the wells.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to allow the equivalent of one well per 10 acres, with the permitted well to be located no closer than 100 feet from the lease line, and approves changes to setbacks in federal units, for certain lands in Townships 8 and 9 South, Ranges 92 and 93 West, 6th P.M., for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the E½ SW¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the W½ SE¼ and the E½ SW¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the N½ NE¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the S½ SE¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ NE¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ NW¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the N½ NW¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the S½ SW¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the NW¼ NE¼ and NE¼ NW¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M. and the SE¼ SW¼ and SW¼ SE¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NW¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the S½ NE¼ and the N½ SE¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SE¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the SW¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the SW¼ NE¼, SE¼ NW¼, NE¼ SW¼ and the NW¼ SE¼ of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/22/2008
  
Approves the request for an order to establish a 160-acre wellbore spacing unit consisting of the W½ NE¼ and the E½ NW¼ of Section 6, Township 4 North, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in the unit, for the development and operation of the Sussex, Codell, Niobrara, "J" Sand, and Dakota Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/09/2008
  
Approves the Administrative Order By Consent to claim Mr. Leonard Yoast’s plugging bond for the Baierl #2 domestic gas well located in the NE¼ SE¼ of Section 25, Township 5 North, Range 88 West, 6th P.M., and to authorize monies from the Oil and Gas Conservation and Environmental Response Fund to meet any shortfall in costs between the proceeds of said bond and the actual costs of plugging, abandoning, and reclaiming the Baierl #2 Well and associated production facilities.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/30/2009
  
Approves the request for an order to accept the Hotchkiss Federal Comprehensive Drilling Plan for Sections 17 through 20, Township 12 South, Range 89 West, 6th P.M., for the development and production of the oil and gas resources underlying said lands.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/30/2009
  
Approves the request to establish a bradenhead testing area for lands from Townships 1 South through 4 North and Ranges 64 West through 68 West, 6th P.M., inclusive, for all wells in said area having exposed Laramie-Fox Hills Aquifer below the surface casing depth.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/30/2009
  
Approves the request of Klabzuba Oil & Gas (“Klabzuba”) to: (1) Approve an agreement with the Director, as provided for by Rule 707., regarding financial assurance for “excess inactive wells”, and (2) Approve an agreement with the Director, under Rule 326.b., regarding plan to plug and abandon, perform a mechanical integrity test, or return to production, a list of 158 shut-in wells.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/30/2009
  
Approves the request for a variance under Rule 502.b. for a one year extension to commence drilling operations for the Zeiler #23-7U Well, the Zeiler #24-7U Well, the Zeiler #13-7U Well, and the Zeiler #14-7U Well.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/22/2010
  
Denies an application by Wendy Chase and Mike Sutak for an order to designate portions of the W½ SE¼ of Section 36, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., known as Moqui Meadows, as a Designated Outside Activity Area. (Please see Order 1-149 and Order 1-184)   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/25/2010
  
Denies the request for an order to grant funds from the Conservation and Environmental Response Fund to compensate for property losses incurred on certain lands in Section 31, Township 27 South, Range 65 West, 6th P.M., and Sections 35 and 36 of Township 27 South, Range 66 West 6th P.M., Huerfano County.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/25/2010
  
Approves with conditions an Application for Permit-to-Drill and an associated tank battery location in the W½ SE¼ of Section 36, Township 5 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M. (Please see Order 1-147 and Order 1-184)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/25/2010
  
Relinquishes jurisdiction to the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) of an application for an order approving a change of operator of the Mary Akin No. 2 Well located in the SE¼ SW¼ of Section 27, Township 38 North Range 14 West 6th N.M.P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/01/2010
  
Order limiting the number of wellsites according to Rule 503, to no more than three per section for lands consisting of Sections 6 and 7, Township 9 South, Range 92 West, 6th P.M. and Sections 12, 28 and 29, Township 9 South, Range 93 West 6th P.M., and limiting the number of wellsites to a single location for lands consisting of Section 1, Township 8.5 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., and pursuant to Rule 1202.d(5), limiting ground disturbing activity during certain periods of time for each of the above mentioned sections, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork and Iles Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/12/2010
  
Approves a request for an order to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of certain lands in Section 19, Township 5 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said units to accommodate the Antelope 12-19, 21-19 and 22-19 Wells, for the development and operation of the Codell, Niobrara, Dakota and “J” Sand Formations.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/12/2010
  
Approves a request for an order to establish a 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of SW¼ of Section 18, Township 5 North, Range 62 West, 6th P.M., and to pool all nonconsenting interests in said unit to accommodate the Antelope 13-18, 14-18, 23-18, and 24-18 Wells, for the development and operation of the Codell, Niobrara, Dakota and “J” Sand Formations.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/12/2010
  
Approves a partial variance from Rule 804., Visual Impact Mitigation, to exempt all operators within the County from painting production facilities with uniform, non-contrasting, non-reflective color tones and with colors matched to but slightly darker than the surrounding landscape by September 1, 2010. (It does not exempt operators from the requirement under Rule 804 to paint production facilities.)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/12/2010
  
Dismisses, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, a request by Treasure Resources, Inc. for a Commission hearing related to non-payment of royalties alleging that neither Petro-Canada Resources (USA) Inc. nor Noble Energy, Inc. has made any production payments to the payee for production taken from the Roth #24-21 and Peppler #24-32 Wells.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/16/2010
  
Approves a request for a partial exemption from Rule 804. Visual Impact Mitigation, which requires operators to paint production facilities in earth tone colors by September 1, 2010.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/16/2010
  
Approves a request for a partial exemption from Rule 804. Visual Impact Mitigation, which requires operators to paint production facilities in earth tone colors by September 1, 2010.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/16/2010
  
Approves a request for a variance from Rule 804., Visual Impact Mitigation, to exempt all operators within the County from painting production facilities, which are observable from any public highway, with uniform, non-contrasting, non-reflective color tones and with colors matched to but slightly darker than the surrounding landscape by September 1, 2010.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/21/2010
  
Applicant: Washington County: Order granting an exemption from Rule 804 for all lands within its boundaries.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/21/2010
  
Applicant: Kit Carson County: Order granting an exemption from Rule 804 for all lands within its boundaries.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/29/2010
  
Approves the request for an order extending the duration of the current discharge permit, previously granted under Order No. 1-108, to discharge treated produced water from the Wellington Muddy Unit into the Boxelder Creek Alluvium in the SE¼ of Section 7, Township 9 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., until such time as the permit renewal process can be completed and authorized by the Commission at a regularly scheduled hearing.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/29/2010
  
Order exempting Yuma County from the September 1, 2010 deadline requirement of Rule 804 for all lands within its boundaries.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/13/2011
  
Approves the request for an order approving the GDC Application for Change of Operator originally requested on October 30, 2009 in which Commission jurisdiction was initially relinquished by Order No. 1-150, due a BLM protest, where the protest has now been vacated.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/22/2011
  
Approves the request by Baca County for an order for exemption from Rule 804. for all lands within its boundaries.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/22/2011
  
Approves the request for an order to issue renewal discharge permit, previously granted under Order No. 1-108, to discharge treated produced water from the Wellington Muddy Unit into the Boxelder Creek Alluvium in the SE¼ of Section 7, Township 9 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/29/2010
  
Order authorizing that Williams Production under Order No. 1V-350, be given until December 18, 2010 to submit a final Monitoring and Mitigation Workplan for COGCC approval, and be given until May 1, 2011 to commence actions under the final COGCC approved Monitoring and Mitigation Workplan, weather permitting.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/16/2011
  
Approves the request for an order finding that a condition under which the payment of proceeds shall be suspended exists for the suspension of payments due to reasonable doubt as to the payee’s identity, whereabouts, or clear title for an undivided mineral interest in 76.245 acres, consisting of the SE¼ of Section 22, Township 5 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/27/2011
  
Approves the request for an order to amend the existing comprehensive drilling plan (“CDP”) to allow the planning and construction of the Hotchkiss Water Storage Facility by Gunnison Energy Corporation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/08/2011
  
Approves a request by Sandlin for an order seeking a variance from the financial assurance requirements found in Rule 706.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/12/2011
  
Denies the request by Petron for an order granting a variance from the financial assurance requirement of Rule 706. of posting a financial assurance blanket bond of $100,000, for over 100 wells.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/23/2012
  
Approves variance to Order No. 1V-368, reducing Aspen’s total fine from $200,000 to $20,000.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/05/2012
  
Approves the request for an order granting a variance from Permit No. 20084004, (“Permit”), for the State Chase 33-36 Well, and extending the expiration of the Permit from April 8, 2012 to April 8, 2014. Protested by Mike Sutak and Laura W. Chase. Rule 510 Statement Colorado State Land Board in support of the variance. The parties have stipulated not to supplement the record from the previous Commission hearing on the original permit. The hearing is limited to whether Magpie qualifies for the variance under the Rules.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/05/2012
  
Approves the request for an order to vacate the sanctions imposed by Order 1V-385 imposed personally against Mr. Macchiavello.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/05/2012
  
Approves the request to adopt of Form 35 - Confidentiality Agreement for purposes of satisfying a requirement of the recently approved hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure rule adopted by Order No. 1R-114.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/25/2012
  
Approves the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) as comtemplated by the December 2011 Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between COGCC and Gunnison County.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/29/2012
  
Approves the Memorandum of Understanding regarding performance of public project in lieu of fine related to Order No. 1V-372.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/2012
  
Affirms Staff’s denial of an application for an underground injection control (“UIC”) well for the Deer Creek SWD 1 Well, located in the NE¼ NE¼ of Section 2, Township 14 South, Range 98 West, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/2012
  
The Alamosa Application for the requested variance is denied by virtue of a failure to be approved by a majority vote of the Commission.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/2012
  
Approves the request for an order to modify Order No. 1-94, to include the NE¼ NE¼, SE¼ NE¼ of Section 7, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., as a Designated Outdoor Activity Area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/2012
  
Approves the request for an order to establish and implement a Surface Use Plan restricting oil and gas surface activities and operations for ten years, for certain lands in Township 41 North, Range 9 East, 6th P.M.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/20/2012
  
Approves the request for an order to designate the Union Reservoir Recreation Area, certain lands in Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., as a Designated Outdoor Activity Area.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/15/2012
  
Approves the request for an order to amend Order No. 112-138 by adopting a revised plan of development and operation for the Fruitland Coal Seam Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/15/2012
  
Request for an order requiring retroactive payment, with interest, under the Payment of Proceeds Act. C.R.S. §34-60-118.5., and in violation of Commission Rule 318B. against Augustus Energy Partners LLC., for operation of the Day 32-23 Well (API # 05-125-10723) located in the SW¼ NE¼ of Section 23, Township 4 North, Range 47 West, 6th P.M. The matter was dismissed with prejudice by consent of both parties.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/25/2013
  
Denies the request for an Order to establish a Designated Outside Activity Area (DOAA) for the Application Lands. (Please see Order 1-147 and Order 1-149)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/29/2013
  
Approves the request for an order seeking: 1) a variance from Rule 303.j.(1) to obtain a drilling permit extension for the Well located on certain lands in Section 3, Township 11 North, Range 88 West, 6th P.M., for the production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation, and 2) equitable tolling of the June 29, 2013 expiration of the drilling permit.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/17/2014
  
Approves the Agreement between the Director and Black Raven, and attached hereto as Exhibit A, is hereby approved, and, accordingly, Black Raven’s financial assurance requirement, set forth in Rule 707.a. is hereby modified, and Black Raven shall submit and maintain a $500,000 financial assurance for those excess inactive wells referenced   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/25/2005
  
Approves the request for an order to establish an exploratory drilling and spacing unit for various sections in Townships 7 and 8 North, Range 94 West, 6th P.M., to allow a horizontal production well system as the designated well system for these lands and to be located no closer than 660 feet from the outer boundary of the sections, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork Coal Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/05/2006
  
Approves the request for an order to vacate Order No. 1-220 which established a 1,122-acre exploratory unit for certain lands in Townships 7 and 8 North, Range 94 West, 6th P.M. which are now included in the Sugarloaf Federal Unit, for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Williams Fork coal seam.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/24/2006
  
Approves the request for an order to reduce the setback of wells located within the Vega Federal Exploratory Unit from 600 feet to 200 feet for certain lands in Townships 9 and 10 South, Range 93 West, 6th P.M., for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Mesaverde Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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