STATE OF ALASKA

ALASKA OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

3001 Porcupine Drive

Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3192

Re: THE REQUEST OF STANDARD ) Conservation Order No. 232
ALASKA PRODUCTION COMPANY )
on behalf of the Duck ) Endicott Field
Island Unit Working ) Endicott Oil Pool
Interest Owners requesting )
amendment of Conservation )
Order No. 202 regarding )
gas-oil contact monitoring. )
September 29, 1987

IT APPEARING THAT:

1. Standard Alaska Production Company (SAPC), by letter dated August 24, 1987, requested amendment of Rule 9 of Conservation Order No. 202.

2. Notice of public hearing was published in the Anchorage Daily News on September 5, 1987.

3. No protests were filed with the Commission.

FINDINGS:

1. Improved technology for detecting gas behind casing is constantly being developed.

2. Gas-oil contact movement will go through several phases during depletion of the Endicott Oil Pool.

3. Flexibility in monitoring gas-oil contact will be beneficial to reservoir management.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED: Conservation Order No. 202, Rule 9, be amended to add the following as part (e).

e) Upon application by the operator, the Commission may administratively approve modification to the gas-oil contact monitoring program.

DONE at Anchorage, Alaska and dated September 29, 1987.

Lonnie C. Smith, Commissioner
Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

W. W. Barnwell, Commissioner
Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

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