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Spacing and Integration Order Cutler Creek 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 took place in Painted Post, New York, on August 28 and 29, 2002 on the matter of field-wide spacing and integration in the Cutler Creek Field. This field is located in the towns of Corning and Erwin in Steuben County.

Operator: Fortuna Energy Inc.
Effective Date: October 1, 2002
Unit Size for Well Drilled Prior to the Order: 636 acres
Unit Sizes for Future Wells: 560-640 acres
Minimum Spacing Between Future Wells:
9,000 feet (along strike of a common geologic feature)
Extension Well Distance: 5 miles

Extension Wells and Units

Exhibit B2 (PDF 112.6 KB)
Moss 1 spacing unit, established by order dated March 14, 2006.

Commissioner's Order and Hearing Documents

Decision and Order October 1, 2002
Establishes the Corning Game Club Unit and authorizes the distribution of royalties therein. Establishes procedures for future spacing and integration in Cutler Creek Field.

Stipulation between NYSDEC and Pennsylvania General Energy dated 4/09/02 (PDF, 85KB)
Sets forth proposed spacing and integration rules for the field.


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