Unprotested Enforcement Actions - February 9, 1999

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

February 9, 1999

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. OPERATOR LEASE, WELL, OR SITEORDER TERMS

 

Statewide Rules 3, 8 and 14 - Identification of Properties, Wells and Tanks, Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

01-0219941
(dwo)
Crystal Resources, Inc. (191682) Beever Bros. (04991) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 1B, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, La Salle County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $6,500 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

7C-0211996 (mfe) BJM Oil & Gas Corp. (072527) Houston-Brooks, W.F. (12300) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and C 1, and Houston-Davidson (10511) Lease, Well No. 1, Paint Rock, W. (Goen D) Field, Concho County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $16,000 penalty

 

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

01-0214239 (mfe) Petrolynx, Inc. (660862) Baker Lease, Well No. G461 (071970), Genesis (Olmos 1930) Field, the Baker Lease, Well No. 1 (062221), Amy-J (Escondido) Field, the Baker Lease, Well No. G-2 (071968), Genesis (Olmos 2080) Field, and the Baker Lease, Well No. L151 (071969), Genesis (Olmos 2030) Field, Maverick County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $19,000 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 8, 13, 14 and 22 - Unpermitted Discharges, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements, Plugging Violations and Protection of Birds

06-0213823
(dwo)
A&D Operating, A Partnership, and Frank Wayne Cullum, Garry Matthews as Individuals and as General Partners (000691) Midway Lake Unit (04624) Lease, Well Nos. 501, 502, 503, 504W, 505, 506, 601, 701, 702, 802, 803, 805WS, 1702, 1703, 1901, 2101, 2103, 2203W, 2402, 2501, 2701, 2702, 2906, 3002W, 3301W, 3401 and 3501, Midway Lake Field, Wood County, Texas Pay $75,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $319,264.28

 

Statewide Rules 9 and 14 - Disposal Wells and Plugging Violations

03-0220655 (dwo) Apache Exploration, Inc. (I) (027226) Sam Nussbaum (15192) Lease, Well No. 2, Mykawa New Field, Harris County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 3, 14 and 21 - Identification of Properties, Plugging Violations and Fire Prevention and Swabbing

01-0219092 (mfe) Crystal Resources, Inc. (191682) Peach Orchard Unit No. I (09134) Lease, Well No. 1, Fairfield Field, Bexar County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $4,500 penalty

 

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

03-0217864 (mfe) Reb Petroleum (696079) Morris Lease, Well No. 1 (089985), Connor (Glen Rose) Field, Madison County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty
04-0215438 (dwo) LNR Operating Company Inc. (504636) Dehoyos, Luis Dr. (10715) Lease, Well No. 3, Palangana Dome Field, Duval County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $4,000 penalty
04-0218003 (dwo) Weslaco Petroleum, Inc. (908669) Lacy Unit Lease, Well No. 2 (345534), Mercedes Field, Hidalgo County, Texas Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty
06-0212599 (dwo) Rebel Well Service, Inc. (696254) Hargrove-McLean (11170) Lease, Well No. 1N, and the Hargrove, John (11326) Lease, Well No.1, Talco Field, Titus County, Texas Pay $5,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $28,057.56

 

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 February 9, 1999.

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