OCD Permitting

PRELIMINARY DOCKET: Special Hearing for Friday, August 20, 2021

Applications for hearing shall be filed at least thirty (30) days in advance of the hearing date. A party who intends to present evidence shall file a pre-hearing statement no later than the close of business on the Thursday prior to the hearing date and serve a copy on the other parties, if any. The hearing examiner will dismiss the application if the applicant does not file and serve a pre-hearing statement as specified above. A party desiring to use projection equipment at the hearing shall contact Florene Davidson, OCD Clerk, no later than seven (7) business days prior to the hearing.

NOTICE: The hearing examiner may call the following cases in any order in his or her discretion.

Case No. Description
1. 21654 Application of COG Operating LLC for compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant in the above-styled cause seeks an order pooling all uncommitted interests in the Bone Spring formation, WC-025 G-07 S243517D; MIDDLE BONE SPRING [98294], underlying a standard 320-acre, more or less, horizontal spacing unit comprised of the W/2W/2 of Sections 28 and 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant seeks to dedicate the horizontal spacing unit to the to the following proposed wells: Coonskin Federal Com 401H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface hole location in the NW/4NW/4 (Unit D) of Section 28 to a bottom hole location in the SW/4SW/4 (Unit M) of Section 33, and Coonskin Federal Com 501H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface hole location in the NW/4NW/4 (Unit D) of Section 28 to a bottom hole location in the SW/4SW/4 (Unit M) of Section 33. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the wells, the allocation of the cost thereof, the actual operating costs and charges for supervision, the designation of applicant as operator, and the imposition of 200% charge for risk involved in drilling and completing each well. Said area is located approximately 12 miles Northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
2. 21655 Application of COG Operating LLC for compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant in the above-styled cause seeks an order pooling all uncommitted interests in the Bone Spring formation, WC-025 G-07 S243517D; MIDDLE BONE SPRING [98294], underlying a standard 320-acre, more or less, horizontal spacing unit comprised of the E/2W/2 of Sections 28 and 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant seeks to dedicate the horizontal spacing unit to the to the following proposed wells: Coonskin Federal Com 402H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface hole location in the NE/4NW/4 (Unit C) of Section 28 to a bottom hole location in the SE/4SW/4 (Unit N) of Section 33, and Coonskin Federal Com 502H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface hole location in the NE/4NW/4 (Unit C) of Section 28 to a bottom hole location in the SE/4SW/4 (Unit N) of Section 33. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the wells, the allocation of the cost thereof, the actual operating costs and charges for supervision, the designation of applicant as operator, and the imposition of 200% charge for risk involved in drilling and completing each well. Said area is located approximately 12 miles Northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
3. 21609 Application of Tap Rock Resources, LLC for a compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Tap Rock Resources, LLC seeks an order pooling all mineral interest owners in the Bone Spring formation underlying a horizontal spacing unit comprised of the W/2W/2 of Section 28 and the W/2NW/4 of Section 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. The unit will be dedicated to the Coonskin Fee Com. Well No. 111H, which has a first take point in the SW/4NW/4 of Section 33 and a last take point in the NW/4NW/4 of Section 28. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the well and the allocation of the cost thereof, as well as actual operating costs and charges for supervision, designation of Tap Rock Operating, LLC as operator of the well, and a 200% charge for the risk involved in drilling, completing, and equipping the well. The unit is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
4. 21610 Application of Tap Rock Resources, LLC for a compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Tap Rock Resources, LLC seeks an order pooling all mineral interest owners in the Bone Spring formation underlying a horizontal spacing unit comprised of the E/2W/2 of Section 28 and the E/2NW/4 of Section 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. The unit will be dedicated to the Coonskin Fee Com. Well No. 112H, which has a first take point in the SE/4NW/4 of Section 33 and a last take point in the NE/4NW/4 of Section 28. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the well and the allocation of the cost thereof, as well as actual operating costs and charges for supervision, designation of Tap Rock Operating, LLC as operator of the well, and a 200% charge for the risk involved in drilling, completing, and equipping the well. The unit is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
5. 21631 Application of Matador Production Company for compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant in the above-styled cause seeks an order pooling all uncommitted interest owners in the Bone Spring formation underlying a standard 320-acre, more or less, horizontal spacing unit comprised of the W/2 W/2 of Sections 28 and 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. The above-referenced unit will be dedicated to the proposed initial Noel Fed Com #111H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface location in the SW/4 SW/4 (Unit M) of Section 33 to a bottom hole location in NW/4 NW/4 (Unit D) of Section 28. The completed interval of this well will comply with standard setback requirements for oil wells. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the well, the allocation of the cost thereof, as well as actual operating costs and charges for supervision, the designation of applicant as operator, and a 200% charge for risk involved in drilling and completing the well. Said area is located approximately 11 miles northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
6. 21632 Application of Matador Production Company for compulsory pooling, Lea County, New Mexico. Applicant in the above-styled cause seeks an order pooling all uncommitted interest owners in the Bone Spring formation underlying a standard 320-acre, more or less, horizontal spacing unit comprised of the E/2 W/2 of Sections 28 and 33, Township 24 South, Range 35 East, NMPM, Lea County, New Mexico. The above-referenced unit will be dedicated to the proposed initial Noel Fed Com #112H well to be horizontally drilled from a surface location in the SE/4 SW/4 (Unit N) of Section 33 to a bottom hole location in NE/4 NW/4 (Unit C) of Section 28. The completed interval of this well will comply with standard setback requirements for oil wells. Also to be considered will be the cost of drilling and completing the well, the allocation of the cost thereof, as well as actual operating costs and charges for supervision, the designation of applicant as operator, and a 200% charge for risk involved in drilling and completing the well. Said area is located approximately 11 miles northwest of Jal, New Mexico.
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