Unprotested Enforcement Actions - MAY 21, 2002

MASTER DEFAULT ORDER

MAY 21, 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.OPERATORLEASE, WELL, OR SITEORDER TERMS

Statewide Rules 3, 13, and 14 - Identification of Properties, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements and Plugging Violations

05-0230183
(mh)

Ward D. Campbell (128561)

C.O. Wright (01799) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 1A, 4 and 6, Reiter (950) Field, Freestone County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $11,250 penalty

 

Statewide Rules 3 and 14 - Identification of Properties, Water Protection and Plugging Violations

01-0227810
(mh)

Live Oak Gas Company (504108)

H&F Properties -C- Lease, Well No. 3, Alligator Slough (Elaine) Field, Zavala County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $2,750 penalty

Statewide Rules 3, 8, 13, 14 and 16 Identification of Properties, Water Protection, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements, Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report

7B-0229533
(mh)

Concho Products (170179)

Hammond, L.P. Lease, Well No. 1 (100870), Desdemona, N. (Bend Conglomerate) Field, and the Powers, Sam S. Lease, Well 3 (487347), Wildcat Field, Eastland County, Texas

Plug well(s) on the Hammond, L.P. Lease and plug well(s) or otherwise place the Powers, Sam S. Lease and pay $8,500 penalty

Statewide Rules 8, 13, 14 and 16 - Water Protection, Casing, Cementing, Drilling and Completion Requirements, Plugging Violations and Log and Completion or Plugging Report

09-0222555
(mh)

Scott McCoy (543469)

Ellis, Merida J. (10298) Lease, Well Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12, 13 and 15, Jack County Regular Field, Jack County, Texas

Pay $11,000 penalty and Reimburse State Funds $145.00

Statewide Rules 8 and 14 - Water Protection and Plugging Violations

08-0228766
(mh)

Bob Milton Cates d/b/a Cates Oil & Gas (139911)

White, F.M. (04768) Lease, Well Nos. 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, Pecos Valley (High Gravity) Field, Ward County, Texas

Plug well(s) or otherwise place in compliance and pay $11,500 penalty

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

05-0228308
(mh)

Robin Dene Harris, Sole Proprietor, KRK Productions (448919)

Washington (02778) Lease, Well No. 1, Lothar Clemens (02378) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, and the Guthrie (02721) Lease, Well No. 1, Corsicana (Shallow) Field, Navarro County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $22,000 penalty

Statewide Rule 14 - Plugging Violation

7C-0230047
(mh)

Edwards Energy Corporation (243876)

Carr Estate Et Al (09438) Lease, Well No. 1, Jameson (Strawn) Field, Coke County, Texas

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

03-0223632
(mt)

Roil Production Company (726672)

Lewis Lease, Well No. 1 (120759), Lake Austin (Miocene 16.5 SD) Field, Matagorda County, Texas

Plug well(s) and pay $2,000 penalty less $1,000 already received

04-0224555
(mh)

Placer Oil Co. (667758)

Du Pont Lease, Well No. 1 (082506), Enos Cooper (7000 Sand) Field, San Patricio County; the Rouquette Lease, Well No. 1 (143631), Rockport (8150) Field, Aransas County; and the Rand Morgan Properties Lease, Well No. B4 (115767), Richard King (5600 Upper) Field, Nueces County, Texas

Plug well(s) on the Rouquette Lease and the Rand Morgan Properties Lease and pay $9,000 penalty

08-0228597
(mh)

Bob Milton Cates d/b/a Cates Oil & Gas (139911)

Kugle (09270) Lease, Well Nos. 8, 9 and 10, Pecos Valley (High Gravity) Field, Ward 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 May 21, 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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