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RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS

- Open Conference -

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
9:30 a.m. CT

Rm 1-111, William B. Travis Bldg
1701 N. Congress Ave
Austin, TX


SA. Service Awards

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1.

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL-HEARINGS SECTION

GAS SERVICES UNPROTESTED

1. GUD No. 10096: Statement of intent filed by Dal-Mar Energy, Inc. to increase rates in the unincorporated areas of Cross Plains, Texas.

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2. GAS SERVICES PROTESTED

2. GUD No. 10083and GUD No. 10093: Hughes Natural Gas, Inc. Statement of Intent to change gas distribution rates in the unincorporated areas of Austin, Colorado, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, and Waller Counties, Texas; and Petition for Review from action of the City of Magnolia denying Hughes Natural Gas Inc.'s Statement of Intent to change rates.

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3. SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

3. Docket No. C8-0012-SC-45-C: Application by Farco Mining, Inc. for approval of application for renewal/revision of Permit No. 45C, Webb County, Texas.

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4. Docket No. C8-0027-SC-33-C: Application by the Sabine Mining Company for approval of application for renewal/revision of Permit No. 33G and issuance of renewed and revised permit, South Hallsville Mine, Harrison County, Texas.

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5. OIL AND GAS PROTESTED

5. O&G 05-0273296: Vision Solid Solutions Inc. application for a commercial oil and gas waste separation facility, Johnson County Facility (Stationary Treatment Facility, Appl. Control No. 031; Pit Appl. Control No. 011656), Johnson County, Texas.

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6. O&G 09-0243232: McCallum, Donald D. enforcement action regarding Mitchell, Sue Farmout Lease 1 (0532969) Permit, Mitchell, Sue Farmout Lease 2 (5349927) Permit, K-M-A (1300) (47902840) Field, K-M-A (1600) (47902845) Field, Wichita County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14, 3, 16, and 8.

Items 6 and 7 were taken up together.


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7. O&G 09-0246043: McCallum, Donald D. enforcement action regarding Warren "B" Lease Well No. 1 (0540152) Permit, Warren "B" Lease Well No. 2 (0540153) Permit, Warren Farmout Lease. Well No. 3 (0539517) Permit, Wildcat Field, Wichita County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14, 16, and 13.

Items 6 and 7 were taken up together.


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8. MOTION FOR REHEARING

8. O&G 09-0265924: Chesapeake Operating, Inc. pursuant to the Mineral Interest Pooling Act for the formation of the Glen Garden MIPA Unit, Newark, East (Barnett Shale) Field, Tarrant County, Texas.

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9. O&G 05-0265656: Ben Proctor et al. Commission called hearing on the complaint of Ben Proctor et al. that Drilling Permit No. 684313 issued on 10-20-09 for Chesapeake Operating, Inc. for the University West Unit, Well No. 1H Newark, East (Barnett Shale) Field Tarrant County, Texas, should be canceled for failure to provide the notice required by Statewide Rule 37.

Items 9 and10 were taken up together.


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10. O&G 09-0266449: Chesapeake Operating, Inc. pursuant to the Mineral Interest Pooling Act for the formation of the University West MIPA Unit, Newark, East (Barnett Shale) Field, Tarrant County, Texas.

Items 9 and10 were taken up together.


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AO-C. AGREED ENFORCEMENT ORDERS (264 items; numbers 11-274)

OIL AND GAS UNPROTESTED

CONSENT AGENDA (8 items; numbers 275-282)

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283.

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL-RULES

PROPOSAL

283. Amendment of 16 Tex. Admin. Code 3.30, relating to Memorandum of Understanding between the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC or Commission) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), to implement the provisions of Article 2, House Bill 2694 (82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011); O&G Docket No. 20-0273712.

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284. ADOPTION

284. New 16 Tex. Admin. Code 3.29, relating to Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Disclosure Requirements, to implement the provisions of House Bill 3328 (82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011) requiring disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments; O&G Docket No. 20-0272062.

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285. New 16 Tex. Admin. Code 4.635, relating to Memorandum of Understanding between the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Department of State Health Services, regarding radiation control functions; O&G Docket No. 20-0272451.

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286.

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

286. Issues regarding operations in the Barnett, Eagle Ford, and other gas shale trends.

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287. Issues related to the Sunset Commission review of the Railroad Commission.

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288. OIL AND GAS DIVISION

288. Approval of three extended service contracts for plugging wells with state funds:

(a) Requisition Number 455-12-0097, for 53 wells in Guadalupe County, District 01; estimated value $437,840;
(b) Requisition Number 455-12-0095, for 12 wells in Duval, Webb, and Zapata Counties, District 04; estimated value $439,870; and
(c) Requisition Number 455-12-0175, for eight wells in Starr and Hidalgo Counties, District 04; estimated value $374,750.


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289.

PUBLIC INPUT

289. The Commission will provide an opportunity for general public input on any matter under the jurisdiction of the Commission, in accordance with the policy adopted on September 7, 2005.

No Public Input.




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