Unprotested Enforcement Actions - April 10, 2001

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

April 10, 2001

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 SITE

ORDER TERMS

 

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Water Protection and Plugging Violations

8A-0225818
(mh)

Robert W. Stewart d/b/a Zebra Oil and Gas (950511)

Barrett, H.G. (64745) Lease, Well No. 1, Anton-Irish Field, Lamb County, Texas

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

09-0221946
(mt)

Bix-Bar, LLC (072588)

Pace & Strange -C- (07439) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 15, 18 and 23, Young County Regular Field, Young County, Texas

Pay $9,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $12,026.25

 

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

05-0226610
(mt)

Pangaea Enterprises, Inc. (637971)

Fowler, O.F. & Neill, P.E. Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, Van (Shallow) Field, Van Zandt County, Texas

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

 

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

6E-0226609
(mt)

Pangaea Enterprises, Inc. (637971)

Marshall, Fannie (07413) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 3, 4, 10, 11, and 16, East Texas Field, Gregg County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $12,000 penalty

7B-0225608
(mt)

Spartan Oil Corporation (807860)

Ezzell, R.T. (21445) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, Brown County Regular Field, Brown County, Texas

Place in compliance and pay $4,000 penalty

6E-0225447
(mt)

4E Operating, Incorporated (953764)

McGee (07283) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 2, East Texas Field, Gregg County, Texas

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

6E-0225789
(mt)

4E Operating, Incorporated (953764)

Deason "B" (06334) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2A, 3 and 4, East Texas Field, Rusk County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $9,000 penalty

08-0221826
(mt)

Geonatural Resources, Inc. (300805)

Scarborough, W.F. "EX" (33105) Lease, Well No. 2, Scarborough Field, Winkler County, Texas

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

 

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

01-0219308
(mt)

Texas Southern International, Inc. (848012)

Ewing Halsell Lease, Well Nos. 16-1 (API #42-323-30624) and 16-2 (API #42-323-30658), Wildcat Field, Maverick County, Texas

Plug well(s) and assess $8,000 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 April 10, 2001.

 

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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