BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE EXEMPTION FROM BOND-ING REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 304 OF THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION RULES AND REGULATIONS, GARFIELD COUNTY, COLORADO

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CAUSE NO. 1

ORDER NO. 1-9 (Formerly 1-97)

 

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION

This cause came on for hearing before the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on September 18, 1989 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 Richard C. Jolley to be exempt from the bonding requirements as provided for in Rule 304 for the wells Jolley 1-8 located in the SE¼ SW¼ Section 8 and Jolley #1 located in the SW¼ NE¼ of Section 17, both Sections in Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., Garfield County, Colorado.

FINDINGS

The Commission finds as follows:

1.      Richard C. Jolley, as applicant herein, is an interested party in the subject matter of the above-mentioned 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 wells, of low volume, is to be used for domestic purposes on the Jolley property.

5.      Richard C. Jolley, as owner of said wells, should assume full liability relative to the production of gas from said wells in addition to the responsibilities to properly plug and abandon the wells at such time as production is no longer available.

6.      Security in the individual amount of not less than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) shall be posted with the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for each well.

7.      Richard C. Jolley should record this Order with the Clerk and Recorder of Garfield County, Colorado.

ORDER

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED that Richard C. Jolley shall post security with the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the amount of not less than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) for operation of each of the wells Jolley 1-8 located in the center of the SE¼ SW¼ Section 8 and Jolley #1 located in the SW¼ NE¼ Section 17, both sections being in Township 6 South, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., Garfield County, Colorado.

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

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that Richard C. Jolley shall record this Order with the Clerk and Recorder of Garfield County.

ENTERED this 20th day of September, 1989 as of September 18, 1989.

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

 

 

By Dennis R. Bicknell, Secretary