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Agency Name:Railroad Commission of Texas
Date of Meeting:11/12/2008
Time of Meeting:09:00 AM
Board:Railroad Commission of Texas
Street Location:1701 North Congress, Room 1-111, First Floor
City Location:Austin
State Location:TX
Status:Active
Date of Submission:11/04/2008
Additional Information Obtained From:Lindil C. Fowler, Jr., General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Railroad Commission of Texas, P. O. Box 12967, Austin, Texas 78711-2967, (512) 463-6715
Emergency Mtg:N
Agenda: NOTICE OF MEETING
Part 1 of 5 (items 1-75)

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS

Pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, the following matters will be taken up for discussion and/or decision by the Railroad Commission of Texas at the William B. Travis Building, 1701 North Congress, Room 1-111, First Floor, Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, commencing at 9:00 a.m. The Commission may meet in Executive Session on one or more items, as authorized by Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.

Webcast. Commission open meetings are webcast and may be accessed from the Commission's home page at www.rrc.state.tx.us then clicking on WEBCASTS OF RRC COMMISSION CONFERENCES, or by going directly to http://www.texasadmin.com/cgi-bin/txrail.cgi.

Auxiliary Aids or Services for Persons with a Disability. Any individual with a disability who plans to attend this meeting and who requires auxiliary aids or services should notify the Commission as far in advance as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Requests may be made to the Personnel Office of the Railroad Commission of Texas by mail at P. O. Box 12967, Austin, Texas 78711-2967; by telephone at (512) 463-6981 or TDD No. (512) 463-7284; by e-mail at ADA@rrc.state.tx.us; or in person at 1701 North Congress Avenue, Suite 9-100, Austin, Texas.

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL-HEARINGS SECTION

GAS SERVICES PROTESTED

1. GUD No. 9810 (and consolidated cases): Statement of Intent filed by Bluebonnet Natural Gas, L.L.C. to increase rates in Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Rusk, and Tyler Counties, Texas, and petition for de novo review of the denial of the Statement of Intent filed in Devers and Mt. Enterprise, Texas.

GAS SERVICES UNPROTESTED

2. GUD No. 9797: Statement of Intent filed by Universal Natural Gas, Inc. to increase rates in Montgomery, Walker, and Houston Counties, Texas, and all consolidated dockets.

3. GUD No. 9799: Statement of Intent filed by Sí Energy, L.P. to change rates in Fort Bend Service Area in the environs of Missouri City.

SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION

4. SMRD Docket No. C9-0005-SC-47-E: Application by Texas Westmoreland Coal Company for acceptance of amendment to letter of credit by Deutsche Bank, AG, New York Branch, for reclamation performance bonding for the Jewett E/F Area Mine, Permit No. 47, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas.

OIL AND GAS PROTESTED

5. O&G 04-0259038: Encinal Gathering, Ltd. to consider a sour gas pipeline pursuant to Statewide Rule 106, Webb County Gathering Line, Olmos Field Area, Webb County, Texas.

6. O&G 0249959: Crest Resources, Inc. to consider an exception to Statewide Rule 37 for the Champ Davis Lease, Well No. 156, Stiles Ranch, South (Morrow, Lo) (86127250) Field, Ivester (Atoka) (44858500) Field, Stiles Ranch (Granite Wash) (86125200) Field, Stiles Ranch (Atoka) (86125100) Field, Stiles Ranch (Morrow) (86125300) Field, Wheeler County, Texas.

7. O&G 03-0252920: Shoreham Oil & Gas Company, Inc. enforcement action regarding (778499) Operator, State Tract 288 (112492) Lease, Well No.8, State Tract 288 (138413) Lease, Well No.13, Red Fish Reef, SW. (F-11b) (75241232) Field, State Tract 288 (21644) Lease, Well No. 12, Red Fish Reef, SW. (F-15-d Sd.) (75241406) Field, Chambers County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2) and (3); 3(2).

8. O&G 03-0252921: Shoreham Oil & Gas Company, Inc. enforcement action regarding (778499) Operator, State Tract 204 (148137) Lease, Well No.1, Red Fish Reef, North (Frio 17) (75236777) Field, State Tract 262 (150142) Lease, Well No.1r, Red Fish Reef, SW. (F-13) (75241269) Field, State Tract 307 (150186) Lease, Well No.10, Red Fish Reef, SW. (F-18) (75241464) Field, Chambers County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2); 3(2).

9. O&G 08-0249225: Ice Brothers, Inc. to consider the complaint of Ice Brothers, Inc. Durango Resources Corp., and Pitts Energy Co. against Waha Storage & Transportation LP (now known as Enstor Waha Storage & Transportation LP) regarding Enstor's Water Injection Project Number F-16749, Waha (Delaware) (94648166) Field, Reeves County, Texas.

MOTION FOR REHEARING

10. O&G 05-0251063: Texas M.O.R., Inc. to consider an exception to Statewide Rule 21 pertaining to Fire Prevention and Swabbing of Well Nos. 20r, 26r, 36r, 41r, and 56, McKinney (00289) Lease, Corsicana (Shallow) (20823500) Field, Navarro County, Texas.

11. O&G 0252782: Chesapeake Operating, Inc. to consider an exception to Statewide Rules 37 and 38 for the Lease, Barkley, Well No.3701, Texas Hugoton Field, Sherman County, Texas.

AGREED ENFORCEMENT ORDERS (303 items; numbers 12-314)

Oil and Gas (9 items)

12. O&G 03-0252772: Davidson, Grover R. enforcement action regarding Floyd, B.M. "A" (11635) Lease, Well Nos.1d, and 2 Boling (10229001) Field, Wharton County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2) and (3); 3(1), (2), and (3).

13. O&G 09-0253806: LTS Oil & Gas a enforcement action regarding Roller -B- (18357) Lease, Well Nos. 7, 8, and 28, Wichita County Regular (97155001) Field, Wichita County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2) and (3); 3(2); 8(d)(4)(G)(i)(III).

14. O&G 02-0253865: XOG Operating LLC enforcement action regarding Powderhorn Company (107706) Lease, Well No.3, Powderhorn (Miocene #1) (72781284) Field, Calhoun County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2); 9(12).

15. O&G 02-0248986: Express Oil Co. enforcement action regarding Poetter, W. L. C. -A- (01476) Lease, Well Nos. 2, 3, and 4, Slick (Wilcox) (84075498) Field, Goliad County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2); 3(1) and (2); 13(b)(1)(B).

16. O&G 02-0257429: Aurora Resources Corporation enforcement action regarding Reed, D. M. (08769) Lease, Well No.3, Cabeza Creek, South (Pettus) (14438495) Field, Goliad County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rule 14(b)(2).

17. O&G 06-0258110: Ellora Operating, L.P. enforcement action regarding USA-Raymond (234286) Lease, Well No.1fh, Huxley (Fredricksburg) (43940350) Field, Shelby County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rule 14(b)(1).

18. O&G 02-0252215: JJRS Investments Inc. enforcement action regarding Rapp, Laura (05781) Lease, Well No. 5d, Dirks (24950001) Field, Bee County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rules 14(b)(2); 9(11) and (12).

19. O&G 02-0257433: J.W. Oil Company enforcement action regarding Knight, Jack et al. (07593) Lease, Well No.1, Goree (Vicksburg) (35982666) Field, Bee County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rule 14(b)(2).

20. O&G 02-0255637: Wofford, C. J. enforcement action regarding South Texas Children's Home (145618) Lease, Well No.1, Mineral, North (8200) (61822721) Field, Bee County, Texas. Violation of Statewide Rule 14(b)(2).

LP-Gas Dockets (8 items)

21. LP-Gas Docket No. 1968: Butane Gas Co., Inc. enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.134, at Kenneth Walker Farm, Marquez, Leon County, Texas.

22. LP-Gas Docket No. 1973: O A Shomali Corporation d/b/a Hometown Market enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.7(h), at Hometown Market, Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas.

23. LP-Gas Docket No. 1979: Matlock Enterprises, Inc. enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.403, at Matlock Enterprises, Inc., Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas.

24. LP-Gas Docket No. 1981: United Fuel & Energy enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.135, at Matlock Enterprises, Inc., 801 E. I-20, Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas.

25. LP-Gas Docket No. 1982: Amerigas Propane, L.P. enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.132, at The Depot, 1175 Justin Road, Flower Mound, Denton County, Texas.

26. LP-Gas Docket No. 1983: The Depot enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.7(d), at The Depot, 1175 Justin Road, Flower Mound, Denton County, Texas.

27. LP-Gas Docket No. 1998: Eagle Rental of Mont Belvieu, Inc. enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.7(h), at Eagle Rental of Mont Belvieu, 4301 FM 565 N. Mont Belvieu, Chambers County, Texas.

28. LP-Gas Docket No. 2000: Jim Black Oil Company enforcement action for violation of LP-Gas Safety Rule §9.135, at Jim Black Oil Company, Hart, Castro County, Texas.

Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Dockets (286 items)

29. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000057: City of Groves enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rules 16 TAC §18.3(e) and §18.11(b), at 6557 Jefferson, Groves, Jefferson County, Texas.

30. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000240: City of Caldwell enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 525 Hwy 36 N., Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas.

31. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000258: Jimerson Underground, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 810 Runneberg, Crosby, Harris County, Texas.

32. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000424: Bayer Construction Electrical Contractors, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 201 S. Bryan, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas.

33. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000436: Rocky Mountain Boring enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 5505 Broadway Blvd., Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

34. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000438: North Texas Contracting, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 5000 Town East Mall, Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas.

35. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000446: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.1, 505 Marys Creek, Friendswood, Harris County, Texas.

36. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000463: Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at Spring Creek at Boulder, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas.

37. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000490: Highland Homes Cooperative enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 1603 Prestwick Ave., Sugarland, Fort Bend County, Texas.

38. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000503: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(b), at 5801 Westhaven, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

39. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000558: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(b), at 8th Street and Ave. U, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.

40. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000570: Mastec, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.3(a), at 3601 Brookside, Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas.

41. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000592: Tri-Tech Construction Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.10(b), at 1901 Woods Lane, Haltom City, Tarrant County, Texas.

42. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000610: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(b), at 1600 Blk. Twin Oaks, Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas.

43. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000611: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div., enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(b), at 107 Silver Spur, Waco, McLennan County, Texas.

44. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000624: Conatser Construction TX LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rules 16 TAC §18.4(a), at 5700 Osborne, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas

45. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000626: Atkins Brothers Equipment Company, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rules 16 TAC §18.3(e), 2300 Beatrice, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

46. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000630: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.5(a) and 18.10(b), at 21618 Bridge Meadow Lane, Katy, Harris County, Texas.

47. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000631: Omega Contracting, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.10(b), at 6816 Casa Loma Ave., Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

48. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000634: Klaasmeyer Construction Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.4(a), at 1501 Greenspoint Circle, Denton, Denton County, Texas.

49. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000635: Regional Water Corporation enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(a), at 21618 Bridge Light Lane, Katy, Harris County, Texas.

50. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000638: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 301 N. Elm, Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas.

51. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000639: City of Quinlan enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 301 N. Elm, Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas.

52. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000640: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div., enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 4805 Miami, Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

53. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000642: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 2806 Market, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

54. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000644: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 5132 Laurel Lane, N. Richland Hills, Tarrant County, Texas.

55. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000646: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 903 Throckmorton, McKinney, Collin County, Texas.

56. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000648: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 302 Silver Spur, Waco, McLennan County, Texas.

57. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000650: EOG Resources, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(a), at CR 116 near CR 115, Gary, Panola County, Texas.

58. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000663: Texas Gas Service Company enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 907 Josephine Street, Austin, Travis County, Texas.

59. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000665: Texas Gas Service Company enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 11603 February Drive, Austin, Travis County, Texas.

60. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000666: Texas Road Utilities enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 11603 Feb. Drive, Austin, Travis County, Texas.

61. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000668: CPS Energy enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 150 W. Sunset, San Antonio, Bexar County,

62. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000669: E-Z Bel Construction, LLC enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 150 W. Sunset, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

63. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000670: Texas Gas Service Company enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 1904 Newton Street, Austin, Travis County, Texas.

64. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000684: Ken-Man enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 2505 Wood River Parkway, Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas.

65. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000686: Ken-Man enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 2506 Wood River Parkway, Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas.

66. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000692: San Antonio Water Systems enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at 1042 Kentucky, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

67. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000693: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at 7600 Bobbit, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

68. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000695: Silas White Construction, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rules 16 TAC §18.3(e) and §18.11(b), at I-35 at FM 66, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.

69. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000696: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at CR 1145, Tyler, Smith County, Texas.

70. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000700: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div., enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at #3 Stone Creek Circle, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas.

71. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000701: Tele-Cable Services, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at #3 Stone Creek CR, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas.

72. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000703: Tiempo Utility Services enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at Springhill Drive and I-45, The Woodlands, Montgomery County, Texas.

73. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000705: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.8(a), at Spring Creek Drive at Boulder, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas.

74. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000707: PM Construction enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rules 16 TAC §18.3(e) and §18.11(b), at 447 Redway Lane, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

75. Damage Prevention Docket No. 000713: H&S Constructors, Inc. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention Rule 16 TAC §18.11(b), at CR 26 A at Airline, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas.
TRD ID:2008008985
Datestamp:11/04/2008 02:12 PM
Archive Date:11/14/2008

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