Order Synopses for Cause Number 250  (10/16/2018)

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250 - 1
03/21/1972
  
Establishes 80 acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil from the Sussex formation underlying certain lands in the Spindle field. Each such drilling unit shall be the E2 and W2 or the N2 and S2 of each quarter section, according to the governmental survey thereof, and the permitted well for each such drilling unit shall be located in the NE4 and SW4 of each quarter section with a tolerance of 200 feet in any direction, to avoid surface hazards or obstructions.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/18/1972
  
Extends the field limits and establishes for the additional area 80 acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil from the Sussex formation as provided for in Order 250 1.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/20/1972
  
Denies application of Amoco Production Company to extend limits of the Spindle (Sussex) Field, as established by Orders 250 1 and 250 2. Provision made for existing Spindle spaced area that Director may, without hearing, grant exceptions to permitted well locations to avoid hazardous conditions in drilling, provided owners of contiguous and cornering units toward which proposed location is moved file a waiver of consent agreeing to said exceptions.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/20/1972
  
(Shannon): Denies application of Amoco Production Company to establish 80 acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil from the Shannon formation underlying certain lands in the Spindle Field.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/19/1972
  
(Shannon): Establishes 80 acre drilling and spacing units for production of oil and associated hydrocarbons from the Shannon formation underlying certain lands in the Spindle Field. Each drilling unit to consist of the E2 and W2 or N2 and S2 of each quarter section, and the permitted well to be located in the center of the NE4 and SW4 of each quarter section with a tolerance of 200 feet, to avoid surface hazards, provided owners of the contiguous and cornering drilling units toward which location is moved file a waiver of consent in writing, agreeing to said exceptions.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/16/1973
  
(Sussex): Extends the field limits and establishes for the additional area 80 acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil from the Sussex formation; said area subject to the provisions of Orders 250 1, 250 2 and 250 3.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/20/1973
  
(Sussex): Pools all interests in the drilling unit described as the S2 SE4 Section 11 T1N R67W 6th PM, Spindle formation, pursuant to the provisions of 100 6 4 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. Further that production shall be allocated to each tract on the basis of proportion that the numbers of acres in such tracts bears to the total number of acres within the unit.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/18/1973
  
(Sussex): Extends field limits and establishes for the additional area 80 acre units for production of oil from Sussex formation; said area subject to provisions of orders in Cause 250. Further provides certain provisions to allow orderly transition of spacing pattern of the Spindle Field to that of adjacent Singletree and Surrey Fields which have a different spacing pattern.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/21/1974
  
Approves a pilot secondary recovery program by the injection of water into the Sussex Sand reservoir, underlying a communitized area consisting of Section 10 T1N R67W. Allows for additional producing wells or changes of program upon approval of the Director. Requests progress report on project every six months.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/20/1974
  
(Shannon): Extends the field limits of the Spindle Field (Shannon Formation) to include all of Sections 16, 17 and 18 T2N R67W 6th PM and that said sections shall be subject to the provisions of Order 250 5.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/17/1976
  
Amends previous orders in Cause 250 pertaining to 80 acre spacing; deletes and adds lands to the spaced area, and for the revised spaced area, establishes 80 acre units for production of both oil and gas from each of the Sussex and Shannon formations underlying certain lands in Weld County. Units to consist of the E2 and W2 or the N2 and S2 of a quarter section with permitted well to be located in the C NE4 and SW4 of each quarter section with a tolerance of 200 feet. Exceptions granted for all wells off pattern that were drilled previous to this order. Also, exceptions to be granted by the Director under certain conditions. Commingling of oil and/or gas from Sussex and Shannon formations to be allowed.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/18/1976
  
Amends previous orders in Causes 250, 262 and 266, and authorizes additional wells to be drilled, completed or recompleted in the Sussex and Shannon formations underlying certain lands in said field. Said additional wells to be in center of either undrilled 40 acre tract with tolerance as established by previous orders. Downhole commingling or multiple zone completions to be permitted. The entire area shall henceforth be referred to as the Spindle Field Cause 250.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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12/20/1976
  
Amends Orders 250 12, 262 4 and 266 4 by allowing undeveloped 80 acre tracts not previously consolidated by communization and/or pooling agreements to be developed on 40 acre units.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/16/1977
  
Allows additional wells to be drilled on the 80 acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil and associated hydrocarbons from the Shannon formation at locations in the center of the NE4 SE4; NW4 SE 4; SE4 SW4 Section 24 T2N R69W 6th PM with a tolerance of 200 feet to avoid surface hazards and obstructions.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/16/1978
  
Considers well #2 Buffalo SE4 NE4 Section 13 T2N R68W 6th PM an additional well for 80 acre unit, consisting of the E2 NE4 of said section for production of gas from Sussex and Shannon formations; however, production shall be restricted to 50% the well is capable of producing.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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05/15/1978
  
Authorizes the drilling of additional wells for the production of oil and associated hydrocarbons on the undrilled 40 acre tract of each 80 acre unit in Section 19 (except the NW4 NW4) T2N R67W 6th PM.   Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/19/1978
  
Authorizes the drilling of an additional well in the SE4 SE4 Section 18 T2N R67W 6th PM with a tolerance of 200 feet for surface hazards or obstructions.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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06/19/1978
  
Amends Order 250 15 and allows production of gas from the well #2 Buffalo SE4 NE4 Section 13 T2N R68W 6th PM, not to exceed in any one (1) month its present capacity of 230 MCF per day.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/21/1978
  
Authorizes the drilling of an additional well in the approximate center of the NW4 SW4 Section 24 T2N R68W with a tolerance of 150 feet for production from the Shannon formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/18/1978
  
Amends Order 250 12 to include Section 17 T2N R67W, and allows additional wells for production from the Sussex formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/20/1978
  
Authorizes the drilling of additional wells for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Shannon formation; and gas, oil and associated hydrocarbons from the Sussex formation in Section 16 T2N R67W. Location of wells in the center of the 40 acre tracts with a 200 foot tolerance. Commingling of production from Shannon and Sussex formations authorized.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/18/1979
  
Establishes 160 acre units for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from Shannon formation underlying certain lands in a portion of the Spindle Field in Weld and Boulder Counties. Units consist of a quarter section, with permitted well located in the center of the SE4 of each quarter section. Well #1 Lamar NE4 NE4 Section 30 T2N R68W 6th PM considered an exception.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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08/21/1979
  
Amends Order 250 12 to include the NE4 Section 7 T2N R66W 6th PM to allow the drilling of additional wells on each 40 acre tract for production of oil from the Sussex formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/17/1980
  
Amends Order 250 12 to include the S2 Section 20 T2N R67W 6th PM, and allow production from the Sussex formation from each additional well located on the 80 acre units.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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07/21/1980
  
Request for order to establish 160 acre spacing for production of gas from Sussex formation. A tie vote of the Commission resulted in no action taken, thus no order was issued.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/15/1980
  
Amends Order 250 12 and authorizes the drilling of additional wells for production from the Sussex formation in the NW4 Section 7 T2N R66W.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/19/1981
  
Approves a certain Unit Agreement and Unit Operating Agreement for the Northeast Spindle Sussex Sand Unit Area in a portion of the Spindle Field, and further approves water injection in certain wells with newer recovery techniques tried later upon approval of the Director.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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04/20/1981
  
Allows production of oil and associated hydrocarbons from Sussex in the additional wells allowed on the 80 acre units for Shannon production, and allows commingling.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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250 - 29
11/19/1984
  
Approves pilot project of injection of gas into Sussex Shannon reservoir underlying all of Section 36 T2N R69W.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/16/1985
  
Amends Order 250 12 and allows additional well on each 80 acre unit in Section 19 N2; Section 21 T2N R67W for production from Sussex. Commingling Sussex and Shannon allowed.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/16/1985
  
Amends Order 250 12 and allows additional well on each 80 acre unit for production from Sussex and Shannon underlying certain lands in T2N R67W and 68W. Commingling allowed for Sussex, Shannon, Codell and Niobrara formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/20/1986
  
Allows 4 additional wells to be drilled on 40 acre tracts, in Sections 14 and 28 T1N R67W; Section 23 T2N R67W; Section 27 T2N RW for a period of 3 years with report of results to the Director.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/21/1992
  
Approves the request to allow an additional well in each 160-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the NE1/4, NW1/4 and SE1/4 of Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 68 West, 6th P.M., for commingled production from the Sussex and Shannon Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/21/1992
  
Approves the request to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units for the NW1/4 of Section 22, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., consisting of the NE1/4 NW1/4, NW1/4 NW1/4, SW1/4 NW1/4 and SE1/4 NW1/4 of said Section 22, for commingled production from the Sussex and Shannon Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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10/19/1992
  
Approves the request to allow an additional well to be drilled on each 80-acre drilling and spacing unit in the SW1/4 of Section 5, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex Formation.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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11/16/1992
  
Approves the request to establish 40-acre drilling and spacing units in the N1/2 SE1/4 and the SW1/4 of Section 3, Township 1 South, Range 67 West, for production from the Sussex and Shannon Formations, and to pool all interests in the SW1/4 SW1/4 of said Section 3.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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01/18/1996
  
Approves the request to drill up to four (4) wells in each existing 160-acre spacing unit for the production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Shannon Formation in certain lands located in the Spindle Field.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/09/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the Donald Rosenbrock No. 2 Well located 1,980 feet FSL and 1,980 feet FWL in the NE¼ SW¼ of Section 13, Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., currently producing from the Sussex Formation, to be recompleted to the Dakota Formation and to the "J" Sand Formation as a third well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ of said Section 13. (also see 232-196, 407-256 & 499-43)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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02/09/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the Elkhorn Co. B No. 2 Well, originally completed to the Sussex and Shannon Formations, located in the SW¼ NW¼ of Section 21, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., to be recompleted as a third well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the "J" Sand Formation for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ of said Section 21. (also see 232-203, 407-263 & 499-50)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/30/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the Elkhorn Company B No. 4 Well located 460 feet FNL and 660 feet FEL in the NE¼ NE¼ of Section 21, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., currently producing from the Sussex Formation, to be recompleted to the Dakota Formation and to the "J" Sand Formation as a fourth well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ of said Section 21. In the future, the Applicant may also recomplete this well to the Codell and Niobrara Formations for an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit and commingle all production. (also see 232-209, 407-268 & 499-55)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/30/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the State (AF) No. 1A Well located 1,780 feet FSL and 1,980 feet FWL in the NE¼ SW¼ of Section 36, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., currently producing from the Sussex Formation, to be recompleted to the Dakota Formation and to the "J" Sand Formation as a third well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W½ of said Section 36. In the future, the Applicant may also recomplete this well to the Codell and Niobrara Formations for an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit and commingle all production. (also see 232-210, 407-269 & 499-56)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/30/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the Sugihara No. 43-21 Well located 2,120 feet FSL and 520 feet FEL in the NE¼ SE¼ of Section 22, Township 2 North, Range 66 West, 6th P.M., currently producing from the Sussex Formation, to be recompleted to the Dakota Formation and to the "J" Sand Formation as a third well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the S½ of said Section 22. In the future, the Applicant may also recomplete this well to the Codell and Niobrara Formations for an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit and commingle all production. (also see 232-211, 407-270 & 499-57)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/30/1998
  
Approves the request to allow the Phillip McCoy Unit B No. 1 Well located 1,980 feet FSL and 1,980 feet FWL in the NE¼ SW¼ of Section 14, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., currently producing from the Sussex Formation, to be recompleted to the Dakota Formation and to the "J" Sand Formation as a third well for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons for the 320-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the W½ of said Section 14. In the future, the Applicant may also recomplete this well to the Codell and Niobrara Formations for an 80-acre drilling and spacing unit and commingle all production. (also see 232-212, 407-271 & 499-58)  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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09/18/2006
  
Approves the request to confirm the 80-acre drilling and spacing unit consisting of the N½ SE¼ and S½ SE¼ of Section 17, Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M., for production from the Sussex, Shannon, Codell and Niobrara Formations and to segregate the N½ SE¼ into two (2) 40-acre drilling and spacing units consisting of the NE¼ SE¼ and NW¼ SE¼ of said Section 17.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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03/07/2016
  
Approves Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP’s (Operator No. 47120) request for an order to among other things: Pool all interests in five approximate 480-acre horizontal wellbore spacing units, one approximate 400-acre horizontal wellbore spacing unit, and one approximate 240-acre horizontal wellbore spacing unit established for the Application Lands, for the development and operation of the Codell and Niobrara Formations.  Scanned Images of Hearing DocumentsHearing Files
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