|IN THE MATTER OF THE PROMULGATION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF FIELD RULES TO GOVERN OPERATIONS IN THE SPINDLE FIELD, WELD COUNTY, COLORADO||Cause No. 250 Order No. 250-2|
REPORT OF THE COMMISSION
This cause came on for hearing before the Commission on April 18, 1972, at 9 A.M., in Room 132, State Services Building, Denver, Colorado, after giving Notice of Hearing as required by law, on the application of Amoco Production Company, for an order extending the field limits of the Spindle Field, and establishing for the additional area 80-acre drilling and spacing units for the production of oil from the Sussex forma-tion as provided for in Order No. 250-1
The Commission finds as follows:
1. That due notice of the time, place, and purpose of the hearing has been given in all respects as required by law.
2. That 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.
3. That on March 21, 1972, the Commission issued its Order No. 250-1 which, among other things, established 80-acre drilling and spacing units for the produc-tion of oil from the Sussex formation underlying the Spindle Field, and the permitted well for each unit to be located in the center of the NE/4 and SW/4 of each quarter section.
4. That testimony presented at the hearing indicates a common source of supply of oil underlies, in addition to the area set forth in Order No. 250-1, the following described lands in Weld County, Colorado, to-wit:
Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Section 2: All Section 10: All Section 3: All Section 11: All Section 4: All Section 14: All Section 5: All Section 15: All Section 8: All Section 16: All Section 9: All Section 17: All
and that such area should be made subject to the provisions of Order No. 250-1.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, that the area set forth in Finding 4 herein shall be subject to the provisions of Order No. 250-1, and the Spindle Field shall henceforth include the following described lands in Weld County, Colorado, to-wit:
Township 1 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Section 2: All Section 10: All Section 3: All Section 11: All Section 4: All Section 14: All Section 5: All Section 15: All Section 8: All Section 16: All Section 9: All Section 17: All Township 2 North, Range 67 West, 6th P.M. Section 20: All Section 29: All Section 21: All Section 32: All Section 22: All Section 33: All Section 27: All Section 34: All Section 23: All
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Commission expressly reserves the right, after notice and hearing, to alter, amend, or repeal any part of or all of the above order.
ORDERED this 18th day of April 1972.
THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO
By Frank J. Piro, Secretary