Claremore Daily Progress

August 29, 2013

PD NO. 201200052

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, AUGUST 29, 2013.

BEFORE THE CORPORATION COMMISSION OF THE

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

APPLICANT: R. C. OIL COMPANY, INC.

RELIEF SOUGHT: AUTHORIZATION TO RECOMPLETE THE WASHAM RIVER NO.1 WELL AS A NON-COMMERCIAL SALTWATER DISPOSAL WELL

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SW/4 NW/4 NE/4 NW/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 21 NORTH, RANGE 15 EAST, ROGERS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA

APPLICATION NO. 1204910143

CAUSE PD NO. 201200052

NOTICE OF HEARING

STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO:  All persons, owners, producers, operators, purchasers and takers of oil and gas and all other interested persons, particularly in Rogers County, Oklahoma.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:  R.C. Oil Company, Inc., whose mailing address is RR 2 Box 63-300, Nowata, OK 74048-3402, is requesting authorization to convert the Washam River No. 1 as a non-commercial saltwater disposal well pursuant to OAC 165:10-5-5, OAC 165: 5-7-27, and other applicable rules, as follows:

LEASE AND WELL AND LOCATION:Washam River No. 1

SW/4 NW/4 NE/4 NW/4 of

Section 3, Township 21N, Range 15E

Rogers County, Oklahoma       

DISPOSAL ZONE AND DEPTHS: Mississippi Lime

Top: 981' Bottom: 1,151'

DISPOSAL RATE AND PRESSURE: 2,000 BPD @ 500 psi

NOTICE IS GIVEN that written objections may be filed with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission within fifteen (“15”) days after the last publication of this notice. Written objections, if any, must be mailed to Oil and Gas Conservation Division, Pollution Abatement Department, Jim Thorpe Building, P. O. Box 52000, Oklahoma City, OK  73152-2000.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this cause shall be set for hearing before an Administrative Law Judge on the Initial Hearing Docket at the Corporation Commission, located on the First Floor of the Jim Thorpe Building, 2101 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK, at 8:30 o’clock a.m. on the 13th day of September, 2013, and that this Notice of Hearing be published as required by law and Commission rules.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any person having an interest in this cause may participate in the hearing by telephone pursuant to OAC 165:5-1-8.  The cost of telephonic communication shall be paid by the person or persons requesting its use.  Interested parties who wish to participate by telephone shall contact the Applicant’s attorney, prior to the hearing date, and provide their name and telephone number.  

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that all interested parties may appear and be heard.  Should no one appear in opposition at the time of the hearing, or if no written protests are filed, Applicant shall request that the matter be remanded to the Underground Injection Control Department for administrative review and approval.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN For information concerning this action, CONTACT: Cheri Wheeler, Attorney, at 6 N. E. 63rd Street, Suite 400, Santa Fe North Building, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105, (405) 848-1014, cmw_law@swbell.net.

BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION:

CORPORATION COMMISSION OF OKLAHOMA

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PATRICE DOUGLAS, Chairman

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BOB ANTHONY, Vice Chairman

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DANA L. MURPHY, Commissioner

DONE AND PERFORMED this 27th day of August, 2013.

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Peggy Mitchell, Secretary of the Commission