Unprotested Enforcement Actions - SEPTEMBER 12, 2000

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

SEPTEMBER 12, 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

09-0221858
(mt)

William E. (Bill) Durkee d/b/a Dallas Oil Company and/or Dallas Oil Company (197662)

Wilson Estate (08379) Lease, Saint Jo W. (Conglomerate) Field, Montague County, Texas

Pay $2,000 penalty

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

7B-0223315
(mt)

Stacy Watson (901313)

Hatchett "C" (15224) Lease, Well Nos. 1B, 2C, 3, 4C, 5B, 7C, 8, 9C, 17, 18, 20, 41 and 42, Callahan County Regular Field, Callahan County, Texas

Plug well(s) and place in compliance and pay $15,000 penalty

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Unpermitted Discharges and Plugging Violations

01-0223205
(mt)

Hopi, Inc. (399627)

Legacy/Reynaud-West (13651) Lease, Well No. 1, Pearsall (Austin Chalk) Field, Zavala County, Texas

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

08-0223503
(mh)

Sigma Oper & Develop Co., Inc. (780270)

Gillaspy A Lease, Well Nos. 3 and 4, Durham Field, and Gillaspy C Lease, Well No. 6, Durham (York & Harper) Field, Sterling County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $8,500 penalty

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

04-0223819
(mt)

D&R Producing, Inc. (196874)

Mew, Ben G. (03899) Lease, Well No. 7-C, Johns (Hockley) Field, and Mew, Ben G. (04516) Lease, Well No. 7-T and 8, Johns (Hockley, Upper) Field, Duval County, Texas

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

7C-0223202
(mh)

Emerald Systems, Inc. (251151)

Mayhew (05772) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 4, Sugarloaf (Grayburg) Field, Upton County, Texas

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

08-0223481
(mh)

Sigma Oper & Develop Co., Inc. (780270)

Gillaspy E Lease, Well No. 1, Durham Field, Sterling County, Texas

Pay $2,000 penalty

08-0223504
(mh)

Sigma Oper & Develop Co., Inc. (780270)

Gillaspy A Lease, Well No. 7, and Gillaspy D Lease, Well No. 2, Durham (York & Harper) Field, Sterling County, Texas

Plug Well No. 7 and plug or place Well No. 2 in compliance and pay $4,000 penalty

08-0214288
(mh)

Anchor B Production, Inc. (020598)

Reeves-Bl-Fee (25395) Lease, Well No. 1, Mikado (Delaware Sd.) Field, Reeves County, Texas

Pay $3,000 penalty less $250.00 and Reimburse State Funds $3,825.00

01-0222896
(mh)

Joe Fletcher Gardner d/b/a Gardner Oil & Gas Company (294640)

Sultenfuss, Lawrence F. (04241) Lease, Well No. 1, Good Luck (San Miguel) Field, Dimmit County, Texas

Pay $4,000 penalty

03-0223310
(mh)

Oil Coast Corporation (619585)

Wangensteen, C.T. Et Al (106266) Lease, Well No. 1, Whites Bayou, S. (Tx Warreni) Field, Chambers County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $3,000 penalty

7B-0222948
(mh)

Bangs Oilfield Supply, Inc. (048385)

Bishop Estate (15895) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3, Brown County Regular Field, and The Bishop Estate (099126) Lease, Well No. 4, Maxon (Canyon 400) Field, Brown County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $3,000 penalty

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

08-0223505
(mh)

Sigma Oper & Develop Co., Inc. (780270)

McEntire, E.F. (18892) Lease, Well No. 1, El Kay (Glorieta) Field, and McEntire, E.F. 19905) Lease, Well Nos. 3D and 5, El Kay (Glorieta, Upper) Field, Sterling 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 September 12, 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

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