Unprotested Enforcement Actions - AUGUST 22, 2000

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

AUGUST 22, 2000

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 3, 8 and 14 - Identification of Properties, Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

02-0224308
(mt)

James K. Stark, Sole Proprietor, Stark Petroleum (815164)

Diebel, C.C. (07225) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 4, erclair (2200 Frio, SW) Field, Goliad County, Texas

Pay $2,500 penalty

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

08-0224363
(mt)

Diamond M Oil Co., Inc. (216899)

IRT "61" (28172) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, Lehn-Apco (1600) Field, Pecos County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $11,500 penalty

08-0224298
(mt)

Diamond M Oil Co., Inc. (216899)

Atkins & Keeney (04742) Lease, Well Nos. 12 and 23, the Atkins-Terry (25725) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Sanford Gray -P- (27734) Lease, Well nos. 1, 2 and 4, Pecos Valley (High Gravity) Field, Pecos County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $15,500 penalty

03-0223631
(mt)

Wendall Bennet, Sole Proprietor, Pameta Oil Company (637449)

Texas Exploration Co. (07690) Lease, Well No. 18, Big Hill Field, Jefferson County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $6,500 penalty and Reimburse $1,115 to State Funds

01-0223903
(mt)

Lone Star Operating Company (507246)

Combs -C- (05114) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 6, and the Rumfield, W.J. (05153) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, Frio County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $10,500 penalty

Statewide Rules 3 and 14 - Identification of Properties and Plugging Violations

01-0219452
(mt)

Empire Oil & Gas Services, Inc. (251441)

Steiner Ranch (14115) Lease, Well No. 1, Big Sandy Creek (Dale) Field, Bastrop County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 9 and 14 - Disposal Wells and Plugging Violations

01-0223498
(mt)

Lone Star Operating Company (507246)

Barnhart, Artie (13512) Lease, Well No. 2, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, Frio County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty

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

01-0223904
(mt)

Lone Star Operating Company (507246)

Madie (12563) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 1A, the Keystone (12973) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Continental (12816) Lease, Well No. 1, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, Frio County, Texas

Plug Well No. 1A on the Madie Lease, Plug or place all other wells in ompliance and pay $11,000 penalty

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

6E-0223821
(mt)

4 E Operating, Inc. 953764)

Caveness, Marjorie (08700) Lease, Well No. 1, East Texas Field, Rusk County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 14 and 16 - Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report

03-0223630
(Mt)

Eugene Macon, A Sole Proprietor (521070)

Thomas, E.W. Lease, Well No. 2 (117327), Boling Field, Wharton County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $6,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 14 and 46 - Plugging Violations and Fluid Injection into Productive Reservoirs

03-0224171
(mt)

M.S.I. Environmental, L.L.C. (518928)

Collier, Margie Carr (15775) Lease, Well No. 1, Hull Field, Liberty County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $6,000 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 August 22, 2000.

 

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS

 

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CHAIRMAN
MICHAEL L. WILLIAMS

 

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COMMISSIONER
CHARLES R. MATTHEWS

 

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COMMISSIONER
TONY GARZA

ATTEST:

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SECRETARY

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