Unprotested Enforcement Actions - OCTOBER 21, 1998

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

OCTOBER 21, 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 Rules 8 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

01-0215299 (mfe) B-G Operating, Inc. (040405) K. Lightsey (08668) Lease, Well No. 1, Tenney Creek Field, Caldwell County; the Lora Lyles Lease, Well No. 1 (104999), Lyles Ranch (Escondido) Field, and the Lora Lyles Lease, Well No. 3 (105974), Lyles Ranch (Olmos) Fields, Zavala County, Texas Pay $1,500 penalty
7B-0215315 (mfe) Peregrine Petr. of Houston, Inc. (653235) C.J. Copeland (24435) Lease, Well No. 1, Wildcat Field, Coleman County, Texas Pay $5,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $5,078.80
7B-0211087 (mfe) Bryan Henderson, A Sole Proprietorship (375247) Whaley (02529) Lease, Well No. 3, Hamlin, East Field, Jones County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $3,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $4,395.50
6E-0208770 (mfe) Tim A. Talent d/b/a D & K C. Gunn (07264) Lease, Well No. 1, East Texas Field, Rusk County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance pay $6,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $342.00

Statewide Rules 8, 9 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges, Disposal Wells and Plugging Violations

7B-0211981
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Ngezi, LLC (609235) S.J. Allen (03713) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3SW, Stephens County Regular Field, Stephens County, Texas Pay $16,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $20,103.75

Statewide Rules 8, 13, and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements and Plugging Violations

06-00210463 (mfe) Philip Arthur Wilshire d/b/a Wilshire Petroleum Company (927866) Gray (04615) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, Henderson (Rusk County Travis Peak) Field, Rusk County, Texas Pay $6,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 8, 14 and 16 - Unpermitted Discharges, Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report

01-0214166 (mfe) Lorak Energy, Inc. (508975) Lorak Matocha Lease, Well No. 1 (384314), Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, La Salle County, Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $7,500 penalty

Statewide Rules 8, 14 and 21 - Unpermitted Discharges,Plugging Violations and Fire Prevention and Swabbing

05-0210636 (mfe) Basin Industries, Inc. (054386) B.W. Hutson (02437) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 11 and 13, Corsicana (Shallow) Field, Navarro County, Texas Place in compliance pay $14,500 penalty Reimburse State Funds $9,052.90

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 #7C-0244, Upton County, Texas Place in compliance and pay $44,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $13,226.62

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

01-0219579 (mfe) Diamond Trading & Pipeline Corp. (216999) Barry -C- (04522) Lease, Well Nos. 1 A, 1 B, 1 C, 1 D and 1 E, Fairfield Field, Bexar County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty
02-0218743 (mfe) Raymond Joseph Guillot d/b/a Associated Minerals Interest (035520) Hollingsworth, L.R. -B- Lease, Well No. 5 (121874), Morales (Frio E) Field, Jackson County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty
10-0212760 (mfe) Cuyahoga Exploration & Development Corporation (195832) and/or Caldwell Production Company, Inc. (123682) Pampa Unit (142719) Lease, Well No. C502G, Panhandle, West Field, Gray County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
05-0219776 (mfe) TDT Production, Inc. (840415) Freeman, R.E. (02679) Lease, Well No. 1, Hilltop Resort (Austin Chalk) Field, Leon County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 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 21, 1998.

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