Unprotested Enforcement Actions - June 5, 2001

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

June 5, 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

03-0227359
(mt)

Goose Creek Holdings, Inc. (315983)

Roden Et Al (01750) Lease, Well No. 1, Goose Creek Field, Harris County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $2,500 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Water Protection and Plugging Violations

7B-0226002
(sp)

Excel Energy, Inc. (256879)

Duncan, R.O. "B" (01525) Lease, Well No. 1, Eastland County Regular Field, Eastland County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $3,500 penalty

 

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

10-0226311
(sp)

Richard Greenwood Porter, Sole Proprietor, Ricon Petroleum Company (710680)

Porter (01997) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6D and 7, Porter -D- (02381) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3, Panhandle Wheeler County Field, and the Schneider, J.C. Lease, Well No. 1 (107659), Panhandle East Field, Wheeler County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $25,000 penalty

03-0225444
(mh)

Arnold Wayne Finley, d/b/a Finley, A.W. Oil & Gas Co. (268608)

Trant, R.P. Lease, Well No. 2 (050766), Trant, R.P. Lease, Well No. 3 (050768), and the Trant R.P. Lease, Well No. 6 (058548), Ferguson Crossing (Wilcox) Field, Grimes County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $9,000 penalty

03-0225445
(mh)

Arnold Wayne Finley, d/b/a Finley, A.W. Oil & Gas Co. (268608)

Trant R.P. Lease, Well No. 1 (122294), and the Trant, R.P. Lease, Well No. 1A (050767), Ferguson Crossing (Queen City) Field, Grimes County, Texas

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

8A-0224002
(sp)

Best Resources (068286)

Shannon Ranch (67993) Lease, Well No. 3471, Shannon Ranch (Ellenburger) Field, Scurry County, Texas

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

06-0225824
(mt)

Park & Park Oil Co., Inc. (639520)

Orr-Tipps Unit (13798) Lease, Well No. 1-T, Minden (Travis Peak) Field, and the Orr-Tipps Unit (13799) Lease, Well No. 1-AC, Shiloh (Pettit, Lower) Field, Rusk County, Texas

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

04-0227363
(mh)

Monterrey Petroleum Corp. (577485)

Briscoe -B- (09676) Lease, Well No. 1, Chupadera (San Miguel) Field, and the Blocker Ranch 1840 Lease, Well No. 2 (081375), Blocker Ranch (Olmos N-2) Field, Webb County, Texas

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

03-0227358
(mh)

Larry Arnold Barrett d/b/a International Consultants (424837)

Arco Fee (20107) Lease, Well No. 2, Theuvenins Creek (Yegua 6700) Field, Tyler County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $2,000 penalty

01-0224675
(mh)

Austin Operating, LLC (037252)

Riddle, J.M. (10276) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2 and 3, Buchanan Field, Hill, J.W. (09884) Lease, Well Nos. 1 and 3, Fentress (1750) Field, Caldwell County; and the Sharp (03159) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 1D, 2, 3, 5A, 6A, 8A and 9A, Darst Creek (Buda) Field, Guadalupe County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $26,000 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 5, 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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