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Agency Name:Railroad Commission of Texas
Date of Meeting:09/21/2010
Time of Meeting:09:30 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:09/13/2010
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 3 of 3; items 201-246

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 Tuesday, September 21, 2010, commencing at 9:30 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 12-110, Austin, Texas.

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL-HEARINGS SECTION

OIL AND GAS PROTESTED

AGREED ENFORCEMENT ORDERS (32 of 223 items; numbers 201-232)

201. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011194: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 11506 Altic Lane Ct., Houston, Harris County, Texas.

202. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011195: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at FM 37 (FM 789), Petersburg, Hale County, Texas.

203. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011196: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at FM 285 (Goathead), Happy, Randall County, Texas.

204. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011197: Suniga Plumbing enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rules 16 TAC 18.4(b), 18.11(b), and 18.11(b), at 410 E. Gramman St. (N. Adams St.), Beeville, Bee County, Texas.

205. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011199: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 1709 S. Post Oak Blvd., Houston, Harris County, Texas.

206. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011200: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 505 Caravaca Dr. (San Carlos), Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

207. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011202: Atmos Energy, West Texas Division enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at Sam Houston Ave. (Clifford), Odessa, Ector County, Texas.

208. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011203: Artex Electirc enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(b), at 5300 Blk of 50th, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.

209. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011204: Atmos Energy, West Texas Division enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 5300 Blk OF 50th Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.

210. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011205: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 4803 Collinwood Ave. (Sanguinet), Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

211. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011206: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at Co. Rd. BB and Co. Rd. 9 (Co. Rd. BB and Co. Rd. 9), Kress, Swisher County, Texas.

212. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011207: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at Co. Rd. 11 and 1/2 Mi South Co. Rd. BB (Co. Rd. 11 and 1/2 Mi. South of Co. Rd. BB), Kress, Swisher County, Texas.

213. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011213: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at CR 509 (FM 1524), Flagg, Castro County, Texas.

214. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011214: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at CR 50 (CR U), Plainview, Hale County, Texas.

215. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011215: Agritexgas, LP enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at CR-522 (CR-621), Dimmitt, Castro County, Texas.

216. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011216: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at 4912 Colorado Blvd, North Richland Hills, Tarrant County, Texas.

217. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011218: Conatser Construction enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rules 16 TAC 18.10(b) and 18.11(b), at 6640 Z Boaz Pl (Olive), Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

218. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011219: Phillips Backhoe and Ditching enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rules 16 TAC 18.10(b) and 18.11(b), at 6001 Captain Augustus McCrae (Farmers), Amarillo, Randall County, Texas.

219. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011222: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at Bedford Rd. (Murphy), Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas.

220. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011225: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at Rock Dam Rd. (Mistletoe Dr.), Marlin, Falls County, Texas.

221. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011231: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 624 Lorna St. (Cindy), Burleson, Johnson County, Texas.

222. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011232: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 5421 Wayside Ave. (SW Loop 820), Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

223. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011237: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.11(a), at 12719 William Dowdell (Cypress North Houston), Cypress, Harris County, Texas.

224. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011238: Harris County Precinct 3 enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.3(e), at 12719 William Dowdell (Cypress North Houston), Cypress, Harris County, Texas.

225. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011240: Ace Fence Co. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.3(a), at 18210 Tupper Bend Ln. (Lantana Woods), Cypress, Harris County, Texas.

226. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011243: Johnson Fence Ltd enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.4(a), at 6607 Ambercrest (Wellington Court Blvd.), Spring, Harris County, Texas.

227. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011245: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 7215 Station (Cayton), Houston, Harris County, Texas.

228. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011246: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 1906 Medway Dr., Spring, Harris County, Texas.

229. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011247: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 19722 Laguna Meadows, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

230. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011248: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 14015 Victoria St. (Frankie), Cloverleaf, Harris County, Texas.

231. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011249: CenterPoint Energy Entex enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(b), at 14229 Eagle Pass St., Cloverleaf, Harris County, Texas.

232. Damage Prevention Docket No. 011250: Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Div. enforcement action for violation of Underground Pipeline Damage Rule 16 TAC 18.8(a), at 0 Highway 79 North (Black Jack St.), Archer City, Archer County, Texas.

OIL AND GAS UNPROTESTED

CONSENT AGENDA (8 items; numbers 233-240)

233. O&G 06-0267212 EOG Resources, Inc. for the recommendation of a tight gas formation for the Travis Peak Formation of Martinsville (Travis Peak) and Waterman (Travis Peak) Fields, Nacogdoches, San Augustine and Shelby Counties, Texas.

234. O&G 06-0267160 Samson Lone Star, LLC for the recommendation of a tight gas formation for the Travis Peak and Pettit Formations of Red Land, North (Travis Peak) and Red Land, NE (Pettit) Fields, Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties, Texas.

235. O&G 02-0267159 Tidal Petroleum, Inc. for the recommendation of a tight gas formation for the Wilcox Formation of Caesar, South (9600) Field, Bee County, Texas.

236. O&G 05-0266547: Railroad Commission District 05, Commission-called review of the temporary field rules for the Calvert (Cotton Valley) (14922 100) Field, Robertson and Milam Counties, Texas.

237. O&G 8A-0267296: Energen Resources Corporation for Authority Pursuant to Statewide Rule 50 to Approve or Certify an EOR Project for the Whiteface Unit (#60232) Lease, Levelland (#53411 001) Field, Cochran County, Texas.

238. O&G 8A-0266663: Primexx Operating Corporation for Authority Pursuant to Statewide Rule 50 to Approve or Certify an EOR Project for the Martin, Nan "a" (#68405) Lease, Clayton Ranch, N. (Spraberry) (#18790 700) Field, Borden County, Texas.

239. O&G 03-0267310: Anadarko E&P Company LP for Authority Pursuant to Statewide Rule 50 to Approve or Certify an EOR Project for the Alford-Hodges Unit (#22212) Lease, Giddings (Austin Chalk-3) (#34733 500) Field, Burleson County, Texas.

240. O&G 03-0267311: Anadarko E&P Company LP for Authority Pursuant to Statewide Rule 50 to Approve or Certify an EOR Project for the Rio Brazos Unit (#24451) Lease, Giddings (Buda) (#34733 600) Field, Burleson County, Texas.

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL-RULES

ADOPTION

241. New rules in new 16 Tex. Admin. Code Chapter 5 to implement provisions in the Texas Water Code and the Texas Natural Resources Code, as enacted by Senate Bill 1387, 81st Legislature (Regular Session, 2009), relating to geologic storage of carbon dioxide in, and the injection of carbon dioxide into, a reservoir that is initially or may be productive of oil, gas, or geothermal resources or a saline formation directly above or below that reservoir (O&G Docket No. 20-0264802).

242. Repeals, amendments, and new rules in 16 Tex. Admin. Code, Chapter 11, relating to Surface Mining and Reclamation Division; SMRD 01-09.

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

243. Issues regarding emissions from oil and gas operations in the Barnett Shale gas trend.

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

COMMISSIONERS

Commissioner Williams

245. Enforcement actions against Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Division, related to steel service lines and other options for regulating the use of steel service lines, including rulemaking.

PUBLIC INPUT

246. 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.
TRD ID:2010007077
Datestamp:09/13/2010 02:23 PM
Archive Date:09/23/2010

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