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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.

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