Unprotested Enforcement Actions - JUNE 22, 2000

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

JUNE 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 Rule 8 - Unpermitted Discharges

8A-0222071
(mt)

Desana Development Corporation (216536)

Starnes Unit (16877) Lease, Levelland Field, Cochran County, Texas

Pay $4,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $624.25

08-0222833
(mfk)

R & K Oil Company, Inc. (687095)

Andrews Reclamation Plant, Andrews County, Texas

Place in compliance and pay $5,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $364.50

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

01-0223598
(mt)

Midstates Corporation (566101)

Muenchow, A.E. (07414) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2 and 5, La Vernia Field, Guadalupe County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,500 penalty

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 B Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

06-0223651
(mt)

N. Nicholas Cowell, Sole Proprietor, Offspring Well Salvage (618934)

Cameron AA@ Lease, Well No. 1 (107811), Red Land, North (Travis Peak) Field, Angelina County, Texas

Place lease in compliance and pay $6,500 penalty

8A-0221694
(mfk)

Aikman Oil Corporation 009105)

Lemley (65896) Lease, Well No. 1, Roughneck (Spraberry) Field, Borden County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $5,500 penalty

03-0212051
(mfk)

Green Mountain Oil & Gas Company (331047)

Black Stone Minerals (08750) Lease, Well Nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, Batson New Field, Hardin County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $14,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 9 and 14 - Disposal Wells and Plugging Violations

02-0221064
(mt)

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

Wood, V.C. -A- (05256) Lease, Well No. 1, Blanconia, South Field, Bee County, Texas

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

03-0221579
(mfk)

MJ Oil, Inc. (571964)

Davis, Wirt Estate (01915) Lease, Well Nos. 1 T and 3D, Hardin, SW. (Cook Mountain #1) Field, Liberty County, Texas

Plug well 1T, and plug or place in compliance well 3D and pay $7,000 penalty

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

01-0223816
(mt)

Austin Operating, LLC (037252)

Dinges, W.E. (01899) Lease, Well Nos. 2B, 2D and 5, Buchanan Field, Caldwell County; and the Warncke-Joslin -B- (13306) Lease, Well Nos. 8 and 9, Dunlap Field, Guadalupe County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $6,000 penalty

05-0221581
(mt)

Suntex Oil & Gas Co. (830145)

Gill AA@ (02199) Lease, Well No. 2, Shelton (Cotton Valley) Field, Red River County, Texas

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

06-0222201
(mfk)

Anthony Lynn Johnson d/b/a Painstaking Oil (634963)

Layton #1 (11313) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, and the Layton (12020) Lease, Well Nos. 1WC and 2WC, Nacogdoches Field, Nacogdoches County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $10,000 penalty

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

01-0224000
(mt)

Austin Operating, LLC (037252)

Manning, R.V. (03358) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19, Spiller Field, Caldwell County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $19,000 penalty

01-0224004
(mt)

Demaree, Billie L. (214190)

Groce, J.G. Lease, Well No. 2 (080759), Rocky Creek (Georgetown) Field, Dimmit County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $4,000 penalty

08-0223626
(mt)

Diamond M Oil Co., Inc. (216899)

Unsicker, D.K. (17196) Lease, Well No. 1, Pecos Valley (High Gravity) Field, Pecos County, Texas

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

08-0222359
(mt)

Union Energy, A Partnership, and Patrick D. Robertson, Raymond James Vula, and Joseph Elliot Musek, Individually (876349)

Harris (20252) Lease, Well Nos, 1 and 2, Bayview (Glorieta) Field, Crane County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $4,000 penalty

05-0222544
(mt)

Suntex Oil & Gas Co. (830145)

Gill (02185) Lease, Well No. 1, and the Underwood (02209) Lease, Well No. 1, Shelton (Cotton Valley) Field, Red River County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $4,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 14 and 22 - Plugging Violations and Protection of Birds

7C-0222194
(mfk)

Aikman Oil Corporation (009105)

Rocker AB@ 17 Lease, Well No. 1703, Sprayberry (Trend Area) Field, Reagan County, Texas

Plug well(s) or oherwise place in compliance and pay $3,000 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 June 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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