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MONTANA/DAKOTAS STATE DIRECTOR REVIEWS (SDRs) LOG (Fiscal Year 1990 through Current)

SDR No.Party Requesting ReviewSDR IssueDate of DecisionAppeal to IBLAFinal SDR DecisionRemarks
       
SDR-922-90-01Quanterra Energy CorpCessation of Production1/10/1990 AffirmedCA-Cessation of Production
SDR-922-90-02ARCOComp Roy Assessment1/19/1990 ReversedDrainage compensatory royalty
SDR-922-90-03Cenexsurf casing requirement4/10/1990 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-90-04Meridian OilFailure to get APD approved5/4/1990 OverturnedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-90-05Samuel Gary Jr. & AssocSOP6/4/1990 AffirmedSuspension of operation
SDR-922-90-06Northland Roy.APD6/22/1990 AffirmedSuspension of operations
SDR-922-90-07Avalon EnergyAPD7/20/1990 AffirmedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-90-08Samuel Gary Jr.60-day notice6/11/1990 DismissedCessation of production
SDR-922-90-09Freeport McMoranAPD7/30/1990 Violation AffirmedFailure to comply approved APD
SDR-922-90-10Citation Oil & Gas43 CFR 3162.7-168/8/1990 AffirmedPit oil removal
SDR-922-90-11Robert Hawkins43 CFR 3162.7-168/16/1990 AffirmedPit oil removal
SDR-922-90-12Croft PetroleumComp Roy Assessment2/13/1991 RemandedDrainage compensatory royalty asssessment     
SDR-922-90-13Croft PetroleumComp Roy Assessment2/13/1991 RemandedDrainage compensatory royalty asssessment   
SDR-922-91-01Chevron USA, IncDrainage10/3/1990 Returned to Chevron 
SDR-922-91-02Texaco USAAssessment10/15/1990 AffirmedWO Failure to submit Production report
SDR-922-91-03ExxonAssessment for noncompliance 11/7/1990 DismissedWritten order
SDR-922-91-04ChevronDrainage12/20/1990 Remanded to DO 
SDR-922-91-05Northland Roy.Failure to submit APD1/11/19912/11/1991AffirmedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-91-06Frank RivesAppeal of FINA well3/29/1991 Affirmed 
SDR-922-91-07Glacier Two Medicine AllianceROD of FINA AFPD4/12/91 dismissed   
SDR-922-91-08Croft PetroleumComp Roy Assessment5/29/1991 RemandedDrainage-compensatory royalty assessment
SDR-922-91-09Sinclair43 CFR 3165.3(b)4/15/1991 ReversedThief hatch/vent line valve
SDR-922-91-10Bader/AllianceFINA well5/9/19916/5/1991AffirmedEIS-record of decision
SDR-922-91-11Blackfeet TribeFINA well4/24/91 dismissed5/22/1991ReversedEIS-record of decision
   8/30/1991   
SDR-922-91-12National Wildlife FedFINA well4/29/91 dismissed   
   8/30/1991 ReversedEIS-record of decision
SDR-922-91-13Pikuni TraditionalistsFINA well4/29/91 dismissed   
   8/30/1991 ReversedEIS-record of decision
SDR-922-91-14Citation Oil & GasFailure to comply5/2/1991 DismissedWO-abandonment
SDR-922-91-15Exxon Co. USAAPD5/31/1991 Cancelled 
SDR-922-91-16Montana PowerDrainage assessment6/4/1991 DismissedDrainage-compensatory royalty  
SDR-922-91-17Balcron OilDrainage assessment6/5/1991 DismissedDrainage-compensatory royalty  
SDR-922-91-18Grynberg PetroleumINC6/21/1991 Overturned in part Affirmed in partWO-Removal of trash
SDR-922-91-19Freeport McMoranAPD7/23/1991 DismissedDrilling w/o APD
SDR-922-91-20Croft PetroleumDrainage10/4/199110/7/1991WithdrawnDrainage-compensatory royalty
SDR-922-91-21Restana Oil & GasDrainage9/19/1991 AffirmedDrainage-compensatory royalty   
SDR-922-92-01ANCOCivil penalty 3162.312/3/19911/2/1992AffirmedCivil penalty-well plugging
SDR-922-92-02Bob DennisCivil penalty-INC6/18/1992 Affirmed-penalty modifiedSite facility diagram
SDR-922-92-03Balcron Oil 6/19/1992 Affirmed as modifiedDrainage-compensatory royalty
SDR-922-92-04Enterprise EnergyInc of noncompliance9/10/1992 ReversedSeal
     Assessment dismissed 
SDR-922-93-01Northland RoyaltyInc of noncompliance10/27/1992 Reversed              Dismissed-untimely filedThermometer
SDR-922-93-02Stoval Oil CoINC11/12/1992  Written order
SDR-922-93-03Blue Bonnet EnergyINC1/8/1993 AffirmedPlugging w/o approval
SDR-922-93-04Norfolk Energymotion to dismiss5/3/1993 AffirmedWell spacing
SDR-922-93-05Norfolk Energyspacing with oral presen5/3/1993 AffirmedWell spacing
SDR-922-93-06Petroleum Engineering & Management CorpChart int. error-submit amended 3160 to MMS4/13/1993 AffirmedGas meter calibration
SDR-922-93-07Enterprise Energyplugging procedures7/12/1993 Affirmed as modifiedWell plugging
SDR-922-94-01Terrol EnergySundry notice 11/4/9311/2/1993 AffirmedWell sign/prod facility
SDR-922-94-02Terrol EnergyWell sign11/2/1993 AffirmedWell sign/prod facility
SDR-922-94-03Enterprise Energyplugging procedures12/15/1993 AffirmedWell plugging
 *Received documentation on 11/30/93     
SDR-922-94-04Duncan EnergyProduction reports3/28/1994 WithdrawnAPD-casing
SDR-922-94-05Sunbehm GasAppeal of APD surf casing4/21/1994 Reversed & remandedPlugging w/o approval
SDR-922-94-06Apache CorpWaiver of fine8/24/1994 Affirmed 
SDR-922-95-01Castle Res. Inc.Written order1/4/1995 Affirmed in partSeal
SDR-922-95-02Blackford EnergyWell/tank sign11/29/1994 Affirmed in part Overturned in partWell sign-Written Order
SDR-922-95-03Orbis EnergyWell signs1/26/1995 Request deniedWell Sign
SDR-922-95-04Shell OilInc.5/5/1995 AffirmedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-95-05Terrol EnergyChange of operator5/17/1995 AffirmedWell site cleanup
SDR-922-95-06Terrol Energy-Foote 8-5Well sites6/15/1995 DismissedWell site cleanup
SDR-922-95-07Terrol Energy-Mason 7-16Well sites7/25/1995 AffirmedWell site cleanup
SDR-922-95-08Crown OilLease termination11/24/1995 Rescinded & RemandedCessation of production
SDR-922-96-01Ronald H. SannersCA termination12/14/1995 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-97-01Mont-MillPIT12/19/1996 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-97-02Prairie PetroleumDate of Suspension12/18/1996 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-97-03Great Western DrillingP&A Well12/18/1996 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-97-04Davoil, IncP&A Well12/19/1996 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-97-05Basic Earth ScienceOrder to P/A1/2/1997 AffirmedWell plugging
SDR-922-97-06CostillaChange of operator2/26/1997 VacatedWell sign
SDR-922-97-07Citation Oil & GasFailure to submit APD4/28/1997 AffirmedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-97-08J. Burns BrownFailure to reclaim location & access road8/1/1997 AffirmedWell reclamation
SDR-922-97-09Bruce AndersonDenial of SOP of operations9/9/1997 Affirmed in part Remanded in partSuspension of operations
SDR-922-97-10Continental ResourcesNIA9/16/1997 AffirmedPlugging w/o approval
SDR-922-98-01Basic Earth SystemsOrder to P/A11/25/1997 AffirmedWell plugging
SDR-922-98-02NARCOFailure to obtain approval4/3/1998 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-98-03Flying J Oil & GasTermination7/14/1998 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-99-01Continental ResourcesInc. surface dist.10/15/1999 WithdrawnDrilling w/o APD
SDR-922-00-01Upton ResourcesRejection of WEM3/6/2000 AffirmedLease stipulation waiver
SDR-922-01-01Headington OilDrilling w/o Appro10/18/2000 Assessment red'dDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-01-02Burlington ResourcesProposal in Cedar Hills Rescinding description in So Cedar Hills10/30/2000 Extension for SDR Granted 
SDR-922-01-03Robert A. SmithAppeal of IBLA3/23/2001 AffirmedUnit tract commitment
SDR-922-01-04Northern Arapaho TribeWeatherman draw5/21/20016/22/2001Affirmed as modifiedEA-Record of decision
SDR-922-01-05Eastern Shoshone TribeWeatherman draw5/21/20016/22/2001Affirmed as modifiedEA-Record of decision
SDR-922-01-06Crow TribeWeatherman draw5/21/20016/22/2001Affirmed as modifiedEA-Record of decision
SDR-922-01-07Sierra Club Nat'l TrustWeatherman draw5/21/20016/22/2001Affirmed as modifiedEA-Record of decision
SDR-922-01-08K-2 America Corprequiring summary report MITs & Perform6/28/2001 Affirmed as modifiedTA-mech integrity test
SDR-922-01-09Whiting PetroleumAlternative royalty sharing agreement6/28/2001 AffirmedCA-Royalty sharing
SDR-922-02-01Burlington ResourcesPlugging w/o approval10/9/2001 AffirmedPlugging w/o approval
SDR-922-02-02K-2 America CorpMistake, drill in well site2/12/2002 AffirmedDrilling w/o approval
SDR-922-02-03Croft PetroleumFuel gas being beneficial3/12/2002 AffirmedGas used on lease
SDR-922-02-04Montana Wilderness AssociationMacum EA7/3/2002 AffirmedEA-Record of Decision
SDR-922-02-05K-2 America CorpRequirement for temp survey to confirm hydrate formation7/19/2002 Affirmed in part     Updated in partTA-Well test
SDR-922-03-01K-2 America CorpAssessment for failure to remove oil from pit7/16/2003 Assessment VacatedPit oil removed
SDR-922-04-01Northern Cheyenne TribeTongue River Badger Hills Project12/9/2003 Remanded, Stay issued 
SDR-922-04-02Native ActionTongue River Badger Hills Project12/9/2003 Remanded, Stay issued 
SDR-922-04-03Western Environmental Law CenterTongue River Badger Hills Project12/9/2003 Remanded, Stay issued 
SDR-922-04-04Northern Plains Resource CouncilTongue River Badger Hills Project12/9/2003 Remanded, Stay issued 
SDR-922-04-05 Lyco Energy CorporationAssessment for drilling without approval7/20/2004 Assessment reduced from $5000 to $500 
SDR-922-05-01Northern Plains Resource CouncilTongue River Coal Creek Project2/25/2005 Dismissed - Untimely Filed 
SDR-922-05-02Jake Oil LLCRemoval and/or storage of equipment7/14/2005 Withdrawn 
SDR-922-07-01Robert Hawkins, Inc.Water disposal permit and repair/removal of tanks12/12/2006 Affirmed 
SDR-922-07-02Fidelity Exploration and Production Co.Painting production facilities  Rescinded2/15/2007-Fidelity rescinded SDR request
SDR-922-07-03Raymond J. WeigelSuspension of operation and production5/24/2007 Affirmed 
SDR-922-09-01Northern Cheyenne TribeApproval of Tongue River, Deer Creek North, and Decker Mine East PODs11/26/2008 Affirmed 
SDR-922-09-02Northern Plains Resource CouncilApproval of Tongue River, Deer Creek North, and Decker Mine East PODs11/26/2008 Affirmed 
SDR-922-10-01JAKE Oil LLCRemoval and/or Storage of Equipment, Oil Spill, Berms, Debris, Weeds

 7/10/2010

 Affirmed 
SDR-922-11-01Slawson Exploration Company, IncDrilling Without Approval

 3/2/2011

 Affirmed 
SDR-922-11-02Brigham Oil & Gas, LPDrilling Without Approval3/23/2011 Affirmed

 

SDR-922-13-02OXY USA, Inc.Written Order for an Incident of Noncompliance (INC)1/17/2013  Dismissed - Untimely Filed 
SDR-922-13-03Storm Cat Energy (USA) Operating CorporationDenying Suspension of Leases11/15/2013  Affirmed