Unprotested Enforcement Actions - OCTOBER 13, 1998

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

OCTOBER 13, 1998

At a conference held at its offices in Austin, the Commission finds that after statutory notice, the following enforcement proceedings were heard by the examiners, and that the Respondents failed to appear. The Final Orders prepared for the following dockets are incorporated by reference into this order, and by approval of this Master Order, the Commission approves the referenced Final Orders and adopts the findings of fact and conclusions of law contained therein.

DOCKET NO.OPERATORLEASE, WELL, OR SITEORDER TERMS
 
Statewide Rule 8 - Unpermitted Discharges
09-0209792 (mro) Leon Helton d/b/a Helton Enterprises (374555) Annie White (11816) Lease, Archer County Regular Field, Archer County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $16,500 penalty
 
Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations
05-0218749 (mfk) Ronald Wideman (922199) Cooley, F.E. Et Al. (01081) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Arnold, Billy (02825) Lease, Well No. 1, Rowe and Baker Field, Henderson County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $19,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $2,662.76
08-0214165 (mfk) Harvey Heiser (373539) TXL -A- (26166) Lease, Well No. 1, and the TXL (15387) Lease, Well No. 1, Dune Field, Crane County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $10,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $271.25
08-0212865 (mfk) Tola Production Company (861470) Barnsley -E- (18854) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, Sand Hills (Tubb) Field, Crane County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and assess $6,500 penalty
01-0213273 (mro) Dao Oil and Gas (199804) Kimble (05076) Lease, Well No. 4, Evergreen Farms (Austin Chalk) Field, Dimmit County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $5,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $10,353.19
02-0211735 (mro) Chiodo Corp. (149434) Waitschies Lease, Well No. 1 (424966), Wildcat Field, Goliad County, Texas Pay $11,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $1,627.50
7B-0213851 (mro) Leon Helton d/b/a Helton Enterprises (374555) Joe F. Cook (09346) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 4 and 9, and the Joe F. Cook -A- (09646) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, Throckmorton County Regular Field, Throckmorton County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $22,000 penalty
01-0214612 (dwo) Far, Inc. (261500) Aldridge Nursery, Inc. (05503) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, and the O.L. Frair (06750) Lease, Well No. 1, Fairfield Field, Bexar County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $18,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $3,701.10
06-0219199 (dwo) David N. Beaty d/b/a Bobcat Operating (077686) Hall, W.M. (05721) Lease, Well  No. 7, Rodessa, E. (Mitchell 6000) Field, Cass County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $8,500 penalty
03-0213954 (dwo) Driscoll S.W.D. Inc. (228485) Duncan, F.B. & Donald Lease, Well No. D-1 (034307), Spanish Camp (Spanish Camp 2900U) Field, and the Duncan, F.B. & D. "D" (10441) Lease, Well No. D 3, Spanish Camp (3300) Field, Wharton County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $11,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $747.50
06-0216443 (dwo) Kinlaw Oil Corporation (467262) Deware Lease, Well No. 1 (436435), Wildcat Field, Marion County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $4,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $360.00
01-0211736 (dwo) Petronomics Petroleum Inc. (660826) Miguel, Gran Lease, Well No. 1 (376659), Pilosa, East (2nd San Miguel) Field, Zavala County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $10,500 penalty
02-0216164 (dwo) Sandstone Resources, Inc. (748038) Burditt, Allen L. (07078) Lease, Well No. 1, Carancahua Creek (TM C Lo) Field, and the Burditt, Allen L., Et Al (04312) Lease, Well No. 2D, Carancahua Creek (TM B Lo) Field, Jackson County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $6,500 penalty
7B-0211740 (dwo) Superior Operating Company (830282) O'Connor (21638) Lease, Well No. 6, Manning-OConnor (Bend Congl.) Field, Stephens County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $9,000 penalty
10-0216377 (mfe) Brazos Petroleum,  Inc. (089939) Mills -A- (04145) Lease, Well No. 1, R.D. Mills (Atoka) Field, Roberts County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $17,500 penalty
01-0215247 (mfe) Energy Equity, Inc. (251981) Litton (08775) Lease, Well No. 1, Marsha Field, Bastrop County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
01-0215192 (mfe) Tops, Inc & Carlton   Drilling Co. (862603) Martin McDonald (08205) Lease, Well No. 2, Marsha Field, Bastrop County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and  pay $5,500 penalty
01-0215875 (mfe) Pontiac Oil, Inc. (670449) Brzozowski, Kenneth (12691) Lease, Well No. 1, Peach Creek (Austin Chalk) Field, Gonzales County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $31,500 penalty
01-0214629 (mfe) Seago Petroleum,  Inc. (761583) McWilliams, Cory (01309) Lease, Well No. 1, and the McWilliams, T.G. Lot-6 (01303) Lease, Well 1, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, Frio County, Texas Plug Well No. 1 on the   McWilliams, Cory Lease, or otherwise place in compliance and pay $13,000 and Reimburse State Funds $11,222.50
 
Statewide Rules 8, 13, and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements and Plugging Violations
09-0210626 (mfk) Demoss Operating, Inc. (214925) A.J. Demoss (00178) Lease,   Well Nos. 1, 3 and 10, and the Demoss "A" (21868) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 5, 6, 7, 20 and 22, Archer County Regular Field, Archer County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $38,500 penalty
08-0214518 (mfk) Tola Production  Company (861470) Barnsley -G- (18913) Lease, Well   No. 1, Sand Hills (Tubb) Field, the Barnsley -B- (25611) Lease, Well No. 2, Sand Hills (McKnight) Field, the Barnsley -B- (08757) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3, Sand Hills (Tubb) Field, Yeaman (19445) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Atlantic -28- (21614) Lease, Well No. 1, Roberdeau, W. (Tubb 3335) Field, Crane County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and assess $30,000 penalty
01-0209867 (mro) Field Operating Company, Inc. (266903) F.L. Field -C- (03259) Lease, Well Nos. 1A and 2, the F.L. Fields, Et Al "B" (03714) Lease, Well Nos. 2B and 3B, the Lois Withers (07353) Lease, Well No. 1, Luling-Branyon Field, Caldwell County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and  pay $23,500 penalty
09-0216157 (dwo) Patrick Wayne Maloy d/b/a Riata Oil & Gas (706415) Calvin (07194) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 18, 19, 20,  21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 29, Young County Regular Field, Young County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $28,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $34,202.25
01-0214907 (mfe) Seatex Energy Corporation (II) (762453) Preston Gray (11609) Lease,   Well Nos. 1 and 3, Bear Creek Field, Medina County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and  pay $6,500 penalty
04-0216269 (mfe) United World Energy,  Inc. (877830) McLean -B- (03634) Lease, Well Nos. 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 22, and the Marrs-McLean (03635) Lease, Well Nos. 2A, 5W, 7, 11A, 13A, 14A, 17, 24A, 30, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 and 39, Las Animas-Lefevre Field, Jim Hogg County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $69,000 penalty
 
Statewide Rules 8, 13, 14 and 16 - Unpermitted Discharges, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements, Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report
01-0214753 (mro) Winchester Energy Operating Co. (931338) Butler Lease, Well No. 1 (396046), and Well No. 2 (398185), Wildcat Field, Travis County, Texas Place in compliance and  pay $5,000 penalty and  Reimburse State Funds $4,815.00
 
Statewide Rules 8 and 57 - Unpermitted Discharges and Reclaiming Tank Bottoms, Other Hydrocarbon Wastes, and Other Waste Materials
7C-0217871 (mfk) Reliable Services, Inc. (700961) McCamey Reclamation Plant (Permit No. 7C-0244), Upton County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $44,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $13,226.62

 

 
Statewide Rules 13 and 14 - Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements and Plugging Violations
04-0208468 (mfk) Eldon Luther Hill d/b/a D.K.W. Energy (196290) W.P. Norton (01135) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Carl Krauter (01145)  Lease, Well Nos. 2 and 3, Govt. Wells, South Field, Duval County, Texas Pay $12,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $14,155.02
09-0216413 (mfe) Pontiac Oil, Inc. (670449) Jordan BB Lease, Well Nos. 5   (122085), 4 (122084), 3 (122083) and 1 (122081), Young County Regular (Gas) Field, Young County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and  pay $40,000 penalty
09-0216411 (mfe) Pontiac Oil, Inc. (670449) Jordan BB Lease, Well Nos. 10   (124807), 11 (124808), 14 (124809), 9 (124805) and 7 (122087), Young County Regular (Gas) Field, Young County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $42,000 penalty
 
Statewide Rules 14 and 21 - Plugging Violations and Fire Prevention and Swabbing
01-0214938 (dwo) Carl Lawrence d/b/a 3-L Drilling (953728) Dieckow, C. Jr. (05761) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3, La Vernia Field, Wilson County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and  pay $5,500 penalty
 
Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations
10-0219704 (mfk) Charis, Inc. (146367) Osborne Lease, Well No. 1 (023044),   Panhandle, West Field, Gray County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise   place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
10-0218728 (mfk) Throckmorton Operating, A Partnership (858308) Gragg Lease, Well No. 1 (106371),   Panhandle East Field, Wheeler County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
10-0218564 (mfk) Throckmorton Operating, A Partnership (858308) O Gorman -D- (01379) Lease, Well No. 1, Panhandle Wheeler County Field, and the Fields Lease, Well No. 2 (102934), Panhandle, East Field, Wheeler County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise   place the O Gorman -D- (01379) Lease in compliance and pay $4,000 penalty
6E-0204876 (dwo) Robert T. Smith and Delois R. Smith Partners d/b/a B & D Production (040225) Lannie Graves (06614) Lease, Well No. 1, East Texas Field, Upshur County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise   place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty less $333.32
08-0216917 (dwo) Thomas William Murray d/b/a Murray, Tom Enterprises (596185) Monroe (30102) Lease, Well No. 5, Shipley (Queen Sand) Field, Ward County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
7B-0214773 (mfe) Domino Operations, Inc. (222276) Pitzer, J.E. Lease, Well Nos. 1 (093964), 2 (093965) and 3 (093966), J.S. Lewis (Marble Falls) Field, Brown County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise   place in compliance and pay $6,000 penalty
7B-0213223 (mfe) Domino Operations, Inc. (222276) Kent Lease, Well No. 1 (131400),   Lucky Thomas (Marble Falls) Field, and the Cook Lease, Well Nos. 2 (129753) and 3 (129754), Brown County Regular Field, Brown County, Texas Pay $6,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $12,531.00
03-0216843 (mfe) Pontiac Oil, Inc. (670449) Temple Lease, Well No. 4L (084841), Apple Springs (Petitt) Field, and the Temple Lease, Well No. 4U (085004), Apple Springs (James) Field, Trinity County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $29,000 penalty
02-0214097 (mfe) Pontiac Oil, Inc.  (670449) P.M. Barnett Unit Lease, Well No. 1 (134558), Kellers Creek, S. (8850) Field, Calhoun County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $29,000 penalty

IT IS ORDERED that each referenced Final Order shall become effective when this Order is signed and that a copy of this Order shall be affixed to each Final Order.

Done in Austin, Texas on October 13, 1998.

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