Spacing and Integration Order Pine Hill Field
The Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Law requires public notice and hearing to implement field-wide spacing and integration rules when necessary to prevent waste, provide greater ultimate recovery of the hydrocarbon resource and protect the correlative rights of all owners, including landowners. Public hearings were noticed in the April 24, 2002 ENB and took place in Wayland, New York, on May 23 and 24, 2002 on the matter of field-wide spacing and integration in the Pine Hill Field. This field is located in the towns of Cohocton and Prattsburgh in Steuben County.
Operator: Columbia Natural Resources
Effective Date: September 30, 2002
Unit Sizes for Wells Drilled Prior to the Order: 382-433 acres
Public Hearing Documents
Decision and Order September 30, 2002 establishes the four spacing units in Pine Hill Field and authorizes the distribution of royalties therein. Stipulation between NYSDEC and Columbia Natural Resources dated 10/26/01 (PDF, 13.2KB) sets forth proposed spacing and integration rules for the field.
- Exhibit A to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 190.9KB) Map of Pine Hill Field which shows existing wells and units to be established by the Final Order.
- Exhibit B1 to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 242.2KB) Individual unit map - proposed unit for S & D Farms #2 623504 well.
- Exhibit B2 to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 209KB) Individual unit map - proposed unit for Peck 623516 well.
- Exhibit B3 to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 203.4KB)Individual unit map - proposed unit for Wolcott 623284 well.
- Exhibit B4 to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 298.7KB)Individual unit map - proposed unit for S & D Farms #1 623144 well.
- Exhibit C to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 77.1KB)Columbia Natural Resources report on Pine Hill Field.
- Exhibit D to Stipulation of 10/26/01 (PDF, 1.05MB)Map of Pine Hill field which depicts an outline of the geologic feature, based on Columbia Natural Resources' interpretation of geologic, geophysical and engineering data. This map also shows the location of seismic coverage used by Pennsylvania General Energy to define the geologic feature.