Unprotested Enforcement Actions - February 6, 2001

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

February 6, 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 3 and 14 - Identification of Properties and Plugging Violations

01-0224809
(mt)

Fleur-David Corporation d/b/a Fleur-David (273775)

Miller-Wagner "121-A" (13310) Lease, Well No. 1, Cross "S" Ranch Field, Zavala County, Texas

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

 

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

01-0223497
(mt)

Fleur-David Corporation d/b/a Fleur-David (273775)

Miller-Wagner (12622) Lease, Well No. 1, Elaine, N. (5250) Field, Zavala County, Texas

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

 

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Water Protection and Plugging Violations

7B-0218095
(mfk)

SHA Stephens, Incorporated (767964)

Hightower Lease, Well No. 1 (074108), Lake Mineral Wells (4000 Congl.) Field, Parker County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $5,500 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 8, 14 and 16 - Water Protection, Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report

09-0223827
(mfk)

Stephen Hansen Long, Sole Proprietor, S.H.L. Operating (778189)

W.B. Hamilton (12889) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 12, 13, 33, 50 and 52, Archer County Regular Field, Archer County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $17,500 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $1,145.00

 

Statewide Rules 8, 13, 14 and 46 - Water Protection, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements, Plugging Violations and Fluid Injection into Productive Reservoirs

08-0224568
(mfk)

Thomas Exploration & Devel., Inc. (852128)

Driver, J.W. (08563) Lease, Well Nos. 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G, Driver (San Andres) Field, Midland County; Amoco-Cowden-9 (35612) Lease, Well No. 3, Goldsmith, N. (San Andres, Con.) Field, Ector County; and the Ellwood (20691) Lease, Well Nos. 3 and 5, Ellwood (Yates) Field, Mitchell County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $27,000 penalty

 

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

10-0225115
(mfk)

Blackjack Oil & Gas, Inc. (073176)

Harvey (03193) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 3 and 4, Copeland (03334) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 4 and 5, Compary (01394) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2 and 3, and the Jackson (01395) Lease, Well Nos. 1W, 4 and 6, Panhandle Wheeler County Field, Wheeler County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $36,000 penalty

 

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

7B-0224174
(mt)

Orth Oil Company, Inc. (627095)

Duncan, R.O. (19419) Lease, Well Nos. 1A, 2A, and 3A, and the Duncan, R.O. "A" (19188) Lease, Well No. 1, Eastland County Regular Field, Eastland County, Texas

Plug or otherwise place in compliance the Duncan, R.O. (19419) Lease and plug the Duncan, R.O. "A" (19188) Lease and Pay $4,000 penalty

01-0223203
(mt)

Fleur-David Corporation d/b/a Fleur-David (273775)

Darter, David (07980) Lease, Well No. 153, Del Monte Field, Zavala County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $3,000 penalty less $500 already received

04-0225846
(mt)

Brittan Oil/Gas Internat'l Corp. (094040)

J.D. Hollan Heirs Lease, Well No. 3 (152587), Sinton, West (Shallow) Field, San Patricio County, Texas

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

8A-0225999
(mfk)

Bud Richardson, II (707775)

C.N. Ainsworth (18140) Lease, Well No. 1, Hataway (Strawn) Field, Scurry County, Texas

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

05-0223722
(mfk)

Landon Browning (103003)

Johnson-Lipsey Lease, Well No. 1 (162489), Herring (Woodbine) Field, Leon County, Texas

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

09-0225757
(mfk)

W.A. Canon, Sole Proprietor, Canon Oil & Gas (129480)

Cowan-McKinney "Six" Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2 and 3, Archer County Regular Field, Archer County, Texas

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

10-0224178
(mfk)

Alibates Operators, Inc. d/b/a Alibates Operators (012467)

Gina (05488) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 3 and 4, Panhandle Carson County Field, Carson County, Texas

Pay $6,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $23,009.25

 

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 6, 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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