BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE EXEMPTION FROM BONDING                           )           CAUSE NO. 1

REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 304 OF THE OIL AND GAS                             )

CONSERVATION COMMISSION       RULES AND REGULATIONS,            )           ORDER NO. 1-21 (Formerly 1-121)

ARCHULETA COUNTY, COLORADO                                                           )

 

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION

 

This cause came on for hearing before the Commission on November 18, 1991 at 8:30 a.m., in Room 101, State Education Building, 201 East Colfax, Denver, Colorado, after giving Notice of Hearing as required by law, on the request of John and Joe Martinez to be exempt from the bonding requirements as provided for in Rule 304 for the well Martinez No. 1 located in the SW¼ SW¼ Section 18, Township 32 North, Range 1 East, 6th P.M., Archuleta County, Colorado.

 

FINDINGS

 

The Commission finds as follows:

 

1.                  John and Joe Martinez, as applicant herein, is an interested party in the subject matter of the above-referenced hearing.

 

2.                  Due notice of the time, place and purpose of the hearing has been given in all respects as required by law.

 

3.                  The Commission has jurisdiction over the subject matter embraced in said Notice, and of the parties interested therein, and jurisdiction to promulgate the hereinafter prescribed order.

 

4.                  The gas from said well, of low volume, is to be used for domestic purposes on the Martinez property.

 

5.                  John and Joe Martinez, as owners of said well, should assume full liability relative to the production of gas from said well in addition to the responsibilities to properly plug and abandon the well at such time as production is no longer available.

 

6.                  Security in the individual amount of not less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) shall be posted with the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for the well.

 

7.                  John and Joe Martinez should record this Order with the Clerk and Recorder of Washington County, Colorado.

 

ORDER

 

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, that Delbert Koch shall post security with the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the amount of not less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) for operation of the well Martinez No. 1 located in SW¼ SW¼ of Section 18, Township 32 North, Range 1 East, 6th P.M., Archuleta County, Colorado.

 

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that John and Joe Martinez shall assume full liability relating to the production of gas from said well and the responsibility to properly plug and abandon said well at such time as production is no longer available.

 

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that John and Joe Martinez shall record this Order with the Clerk and Recorder of Archuleta County.

           

ENTERED this 16th day of December, 1991, as of November 18, 1991.

 

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

 

By_____________________________

Patricia C. Beaver, Secretary

 

Dated at Suite 380

1580 Logan Street

Denver, Colorado  80203

 

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