Corporation Commission

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(36001)

NOTICE OF HEARING

Cause CD No. 940 002028

Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma.

Applicant: VASTAR Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 28, Township 5 North, Range 17 East of the IM, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: All persons, owners, producers, operators, purchasers and takers of oil and gas, and all other interested persons, particularly in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, including the following: Amoco Production Company; Barrett Resources Corporation; Exxon Company; JMC Exploration, Inc.; W.P. Lerblance, Jr.; Marathon Oil Company; Mobil Oil Corporation; W.O. Pettit; Samson Resources Company; Scana Exploration Production Company; Unit Petroleum Company; Wilshire Oil Company of Texas; if any of the above-named individuals be deceased, then the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees and assigns, both immediate and remote, of any such deceased individual; and if any of the abovenamed entities is a dissolved partnership, corporation or other association, then the unknown successors, trustees and assigns, both immediate and remote, of such dissolved partnership, corporation or other association.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Applicant, VASTAR Resources, Inc., has filed an application in this cause requesting the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma to enter an order, to be effective as of the date of the execution thereof or as of a date prior thereto, as follows: (i) authorizing and permitting an exception to the permitted well location tolerances in the 640-acre drilling and spacing units formed in Section 28, Township 5 North, Range 17 East of the IM, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, for the Middle Atoka (Red Oak), Basal Atoka Sand (Spiro), Wapanucka, 1st Repeated Spiro and 1st Repeated Cromwell separate common sources of supply, so as to allow a well to be drilled at a location being not closer than 660 feet from the north line and not closer than 660 feet from the west line of said Section 28 and be completed in and produce hydrocarbons from the above-named separate common sources of supply, with such authorization and permission running in favor of Applicant or some other party recommended by Applicant; and (ii) establishing a proper allowable for the proposed well involved herein as to the separate common sources of supply covered hereby, which allowable Applicant requests be established as a full allowable with no downward adjustment made thereto. …