Unprotested Enforcement Actions - JANUARY 8, 2002

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

 JANUARY 8, 2002

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, Wells and Tanks and Plugging Violations

02-0227114
(mt)

Encino Exploration, Inc. (251713)

Crocker, Patricia Perkins Lease, Well No. 1 (086944), Sol West (Mackhank) Field, Well No. A1(095634), Braslau, E. (2nd Massive) Field, and Well No. 2 (093602), Sol West (Second Mackhank) Field, Live Oak County, Texas

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

 

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Water Protection and Plugging Violations

08-0225300
(jd)

Professional Oil Services, Inc. (681065)

McFarland Queen -A- (19088) Lease, Well Nos. 114W, 1241, 1432, 2141W, 2142, 2241W, 2331, 2431W, 2432W, 2532, 3141W, 3341, 3532, 4142A, 4242W, 4341, 4432A, 4441, 4532, 4541, 4641, 5041, 4941, 4141, 4741, 4841 and 5142, McFarland (Queen) Field, Andrews County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $84,000 penalty

 

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

01-0226022
(sp)

Northridge Exploration, Inc. (614595)

Starr, Vallen (03699) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 3B, 4, 4B, 5, 5B and 6, and the Starr, Vallen -A- (03752) Lease, Well No. 3B, Luling-Branyon Field, Caldwell County, Texas

Plug or otherwise place in compliance Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 3B, 4, 4B, 5, 5B and 6 on the Starr, Vallen (03699) Lease, Plug Well No. 3B on the Starr, Vallen -A- (03652) Lease and pay $26,000 penalty

 

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violations

7B-0227993
(mt)

Joe Putnam Oil Co. (683540)

Matthews, J.B. Et Al. (04869) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 4, 180, 273, 280, A273 and 1073, Throckmorton County Regular Field, Throckmorton County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $16,000 penalty

01-0227727
(sp)

A&B Pipeline of Texas, Inc. (000694)

Arthur Herrera Lease, Well No. 1 (123676), Somerset Field, BexarCounty, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwiseplace in compliance and pay $2,000 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 January 8, 2002.

 

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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