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Hearing Date Deadline to submit application Status
01/09/20 11/25/19 No application rec’d; hearing cancelled
02/12/20
Vacated
N/A CC-2019-OGR-01-002 Spacing Evidentiary Hearing (PDF)
02/13/20 12/30/19 No application rec’d; hearing cancelled
03/12/20 01/27/20 No application rec’d; hearing cancelled
04/09/20
Vacated & Continued
02/24/20 CC-2020-OGR-01-001
Prehearing Conference
(PDF)
05/14/20 03/30/20 No application rec’d; hearing cancelled
06/11/20 04/27/20 No application rec’d; hearing cancelled
07/09/20
Vacated
05/26/20 CC-2020-OGR-01-002 
Prehearing Conference
(PDF)
08/13/20 06/29/20  
09/10/20 07/27/20  
10/08/20 08/24/20  
11/12/20 09/28/20  
12/10/20 10/26/20  

Applications and supporting documents shall be submitted to the Department at least forty-five (45) days prior to the hearing date or be continued to the next scheduled hearing date. For further guidance regarding the hearing process, please direct any questions to the Department prior to submitting an application.

Hearing dates, times and locations are scheduled on a case-by-case basis and are subject to change. Please refer to the specific case hearing notice for more information.


Docket No. CC-2020-OGR-01-001 – Application for Spacing

In the Matter of the Application of Snake River Oil and Gas, LLC for Spacing Order Consisting of the E ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 9, the SW ¼ of Section 10, N ½ of the N ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 15, and the N ½ of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 16, Township 8 North, Range 5 West, Boise Meridian, Payette County, Idaho.

Snake River Oil & Gas LLC, Applicant.

02/24/20 Application for Spacing
02/24/20 IDL – Email confirmation – receipt of Application
02/28/20 Supplemental Declaration of James Allen
02/28/20 IDL – Email confirmation – receipt of Supplemental Declaration
03/02/20 IDL – Response Letter to Application
03/04/20 Proof of Mailings, Application and Declarations
03/04/20 Proof of Mailings, Notice of Hearing
03/04/20 IDL – Email confirmation – receipt of Proof of Mailings
03/09/20 Notice of Hearing & Prehearing Conference
03/11/20 Response – McPheeters Family Trust
03/13/20 Response – Robbie & Bonnie McGeHee
03/16/20 Response – Ernie & Loretta Neuberger
03/16/20 Response – Julie Fugate
03/16/20 Notice of Appearance – City of Fruitland – S. Bonney & C. McLain
03/16/20 Email – J. Piotrowski – Request for Notice
03/17/20 Response – Tim & Kate Kilbourne
03/17/20 Response – Tim & Kate Kilbourne – additional information
03/18/20 Order Vacating & Continuing Hearing
03/19/20 Entry of Appearance – J. Piotrowski for CAIA
03/20/20 Motion to Continue Deadline – J. Piotrowski for CAIA
03/23/20 Response – Colonel Wendell & Norma Nierman
03/23/20 Response – Charles Otte
03/23/20 Response – Clint & Susan Traw
03/23/20 Response – Geraldine Davis
03/23/20 Response – Joyce McCurdy
03/23/20 Response – Philip & Kathleen Hendrickson
03/23/20 Response – Sue Bixby
03/23/20 Response – William & Roxie Tolbert
03/23/20 Response – Alan & Glenda Grace
03/24/20 Response – Edward Adair
03/24/20 Order Continuing Objection, Response, and Prehearing Motion Deadline
03/24/20 Response – Javier & Leticia Arciga
03/25/20 Response – Cheryl Smith
03/25/20 Response – Diane Johnson
03/25/20 Response – Dale Verhaeghe & Linda Dernoncourt
03/25/20 Response – Gary Owen
03/25/20 Response – Philip & Kathleen Hendrickson
03/27/20 Response – James & Patricia Dille
03/27/20 Response – Karen Oltman
05/14/20 Notice of Prehearing Conference; Order Setting Deadline for Objections, Response, and Prehearing Motions
06/02/20 Response – Larry Butler
06/04/20 Response – Dana Gross & Family
06/05/20 Response – Michael England & Kathleen Hartung
06/08/20 Response – Gale & Beverly Gehret
06/08/20 Response – Charlene Henshaw
06/08/20 Response – Janet Buschert
06/08/20 Response – Susan Havlina
06/08/20 Response – Dana & Malcolm Harris
06/08/20 Response – Gail MacDonald
06/08/20 Response – Sharon Simmons
06/08/20 Response – Miguel Herrera & Francis Florez
06/08/20 Response – Nancy Wood
06/08/20 Response – Sherry Gordon
06/08/20 Response – James Johnson
06/08/20 Response – Cory Anne & Jacob Fortin
06/08/20 Response – Karen Vail
06/09/20 Response – John Ballard
06/09/20 Response – Elizabeth Roberts
06/09/20 Response – Edwina Allen
06/09/20 Response – David & Linda Mihalic
06/09/20 Response – John & Sally Ponath
06/10/20 Response – Timothy Lefebvre
06/10/20 Response – Joey & Brenda Ishida
06/10/20 Response – Gale & Beverly Gehret – hard copy of email
06/10/20 Response – James Johnson – hard copy of email
06/11/20 Response – Cookie Atkins
06/11/20 Response – Shelley Brock-CAIA
06/11/20 Response – James Piotrowski on behalf of Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability
06/11/20 Response – James & Beverly Smith
06/11/20 Response – Thomas Rogers
06/11/20 Response – Richard Llewellyn
06/11/20 Response – Adam & Holly Fugate
06/11/20 Response – Martin Marzinelli
06/12/20 Response – Helen Yost on behalf of Wild Idaho Rising Tide
06/12/20 Notice of Errata, or Motion to Substitute and/or Amend, which includes the Objection – James Piotrowski on behalf of Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability
06/22/20 Response – Jeanne Hurd

Docket No. CC-2019-OGR-01-002 – Application for Spacing and Integration

In the Matter of the Application of AM Idaho, LLC for Spacing Order and to Integrate Unleased Mineral Interest Owners in the Drilling Unit Consisting of the SW ¼ of Section 10, Township 8 North, Range 5 West, Boise Meridian, Payette County, Idaho.

AM Idaho, LLC, Applicant.

06/24/19 Application for Spacing and Integration
07/03/19 Idaho Department of Lands – Reply to Application 
07/10/19 Order Vacating Hearing, Order Setting Hearing to Determine “Just and Reasonable” Factors, and Notice of Hearing and Setting Filing Deadlines
07/16/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Notice of Service
07/31/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Opening Brief
07/31/19 Idaho Department of Lands – Opening Brief
07/31/19 Submission of Non-Consenting Owners and CAIA Re. Factors for Establishing Just and Reasonable Terms
08/14/19 Response of Non-Consenting Owners and CAIA Re. Factors for Establishing Just and Reasonable Terms
08/14/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Response Brief
08/21/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Reply Brief
09/09/19 Just and Reasonable Hearing Sign-in Sheet

Transcript from the September 9, 2019 Just and Reasonable Hearing

10/07/19 Motion to Intervene on Behalf of Effected but Excluded Mineral Rights Owners and Motion to Reopen Hearing
10/09/19 Continuance and Scheduling Order
10/09/19 Notice of Errata to Motion to Intervene
10/15/19 Objection to Motion to Intervene on Behalf of Applicant AM Idaho, LLC
10/31/19 Motion to Strike Objection and/or For Extension of Deadline to Respond to Objection to Intervention
10/31/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Objection to Motion to Intervene on Behalf of Applicant AM Idaho, LLC – (only to correct Certificate of Service)
10/31/19 Email Correspondence – addition to Certificate of Service
11/01/19 Amended Motion to Strike Objection and/or For Extension of Deadline to Respond to Objection to Intervention
11/04/19 Order Denying Amended Motion to Strike and Granting Amended Motion for Extension of Time
11/14/19 Proposed Intervenors Response to AMI Opposition to Petition to Intervene
11/21/19 Notice Of Evidentiary Hearing On Spacing Application & Notice Of Prehearing Conference
11/21/19 Order Granting Petition to Intervene, Bifurcating Hearing, and Requiring Additional Notice
12/02/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Request for Extension of Time
12/02/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Declaration of Wade Moore III in support of Request for Extension of Time
12/03/19 Opposition to Motion for Extension of Time to Complete Notice
12/03/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Reply in Support of Request for Extension of Time
12/04/19 Order Extending Time for Notice and Vacating and Continuing Hearing
12/10/19 Amended Notice Of Evidentiary Hearing On Spacing Application & Notice Of Prehearing Conference
12/13/19 Applicant – AM Idaho, LLC – Proof of Service
12/19/19 Notice of Appearance – City of Fruitland
01/02/20 Response – Roland Zubel
01/03/20 Response – Robbie & Bonnie McGehee
01/03/20 Response – Cory Anne & Jacob Fortin
01/06/20 Response – Brad & Charlene Henshaw
01/06/20 Response – Robert & Barbara Graham
01/06/20 Response – Donna Hume
01/06/20 Response – Rebecca Ferrera
01/06/20 Response – Robbie & Bonnie McGehee – hard copy of email response
01/07/20 Announcement for OGCC Site
01/07/20 Response – Jessica Hayes
01/08/20 Response – Gary Owen
01/08/20 Response – Kay McPheeters
01/08/20 Response – Lee & Hooty Holmes
01/10/20 Response – Jessica Hayes – hard copy of email response
01/10/20 Response – Karen Vail
01/13/20 Response – Clint & Susan Traw
01/13/20 Response – Carol Wininger
01/13/20 Response – Dean Piotrowski
01/13/20 Response – Dale Verhaeghe & Linda Dernoncourt
01/13/20 Response – Geraldine Davis
01/13/20 Response – John & Janell Rochester
01/13/20 Response – Tom & Peggy Hawkins
01/14/20 Response – Holly & Adam Fugate
01/14/20 Response – Alan & Glenda Grace
01/15/20 Response – Diane Johnson
01/16/20 Response – Rashelle & Michael Boyer
01/16/20 Response – The McPheeters
01/16/20 Response – Dawna & George Jackson
01/16/20 Response – John York
01/16/20 Response – Colonel Wendell & Norma Nierman
01/16/20 Motion to Dismiss Application for Failure to Serve, or to Show Cause
01/17/20 Response – Javier & Leticia Arciga
01/17/20 Response – Alan & Glenda Grace – hard copy of email response
01/21/20 Response – Jimmie & Norma Green
01/21/20 Response – Joyce McCurdy
01/21/20 Response – Sharon Simmons
01/21/20 New Contact – City of Fruitland
01/21/20 Affidavit of Publication – Notice of Application and Hearing
01/23/20 Response – Miguel Herrera
01/23/20 Response – Philip & Kathleen Hendrickson
01/23/20 Response – Sharon Simmons – hard copy of email response
01/23/20 Response – William Tolbert
01/24/20 Response – Gale & Beverly Gehret
01/24/20 Response – Karen Oltman
01/24/20 Response – Lydia & Miguel Machuca
01/27/20 Response – Francis Florez
01/27/20 Response – Richard & Cheryl Addison
01/27/20 Response – Colonel Steve Lambert
01/27/20 Response – Dana Harris
01/27/20 Response – Robert Jangula
01/27/20 Response – Ed & Cheryl Adair
01/28/20 Response – Lauren Silva
01/28/20 Notice of Withdrawal as Party Representative
01/29/20 Response – Michael England & Kathleen Hartung
01/29/20 Response – Joey & Brenda Ishida
01/29/20 Response – Beverly & Jo Smith
01/29/20 Response – Danny & Lesli Smith
01/29/20 Response – Sue Bixby
01/29/20 Response – Jordan & Dana Gross
01/29/20 Response – Joey & Brenda Ishida – copy
01/29/20 Response – Julie Fugate
01/29/20 Response – Colonel Steve & L. Lambert – hard copy of email response
01/29/20 Response – James & Patricia Dille
01/29/20 Proof of Service – Notice of Withdrawal as Party Representative
01/29/20 Response – Shelley Brock
01/30/20 Response – Albert Exley
01/30/20 Proof of Service – Notice of Withdrawal as Party Representative
01/30/20 Proof of Service – Notice of Withdrawal as Party Representative
01/31/20 Prehearing Conference – Sign-in Sheet
02/04/20 Administrator – Statement for the Record dated 01/29/2020
02/04/20 Order to Vacate Hearing & Stay Proceeding
03/10/20 Order to Show Cause
03/16/20 Email – J. Piotrowski – Request for Notice
04/21/20 Order Dismissing Application

Docket No. CC-2017-OGR-01-002 – Kauffman Complaint

Randy and Thana Kauffman, Complainants, v. AM Idaho, LLC and Alta Mesa Services, LP, Respondents

12/07/17 Complaint
03/12/18 Notice of Appointment of Hearing Officer and Presiding Officer
04/13/18 Notice of Informal Prehearing Conference Before Hearing Officer
05/16/18 Prehearing Order
05/16/18 Notice of Second Informal Prehearing Conference before the Hearing Officer
05/29/18 Email correspondence from Michael Christian to Kauffman’s
05/30/18 Email correspondence from Kauffman’s to Michael Christian
06/12/18 Notice of Third Informal Prehearing Conference Before Hearing Officer
06/13/18 Brief of Respondent AM Idaho, LLC in Support of Request for Protective Order
06/21/18 Prehearing Order Regarding Request for Protective Order
06/26/18 Notice of Fourth Informal Prehearing Conference Before Hearing Officer
06/29/18 Brief of Respondent AM Idaho Re Availability of Discovery and Declaration of Jerry Haney in Support of Request for Protective Order
06/29/18 Kauffman Response regarding Protective Order
07/12/18 Notice of Fifth Informal Prehearing Conference Before Hearing Officer
07/23/18 Order Regarding Discovery
07/23/18 Protective Order
07/24/18 Email Correspondence
08/01/18 Order Denying Request for Relief from Protective Order
08/02/18 Email Correspondence Re. Protective Order
08/13/18 Email Correspondence from office of Hearing Officer
08/13/18 Email Correspondence from the Kauffman’s
08/16/18 Kauffman Request for Relief from Protective Order
09/14/18 Commissioner Classen Disclosure
09/17/18 Kauffman Request for Recommended Order
09/18/18 Notice of Informal Pretrial Prehearing Conference
09/18/18 Notice of Hearing
09/21/18 Hearing Officer Withdrawal of Pretrial Stipulation
09/26/18 Pretrial (Prehearing) Order
10/05/18 Brief of Respondents Re. Recommended Order
11/15/18 Recommended Order
11/16/18 Kauffman’s Written Brief Taking Exception to the Recommended Order
12/05/18 Brief of Respondents in Response to Complainants Exceptions to the Recommended Order
12/11/18 Notice of Hearing on Complainants’ Exceptions to the Recommended Order
12/20/18 OGCC Notice of Meeting, Meeting Agenda and Final Minutes
12/20/18 Written Testimony from Hearing – Kauffman’s
02/05/19 January 30, 2019 – Vice Chairman Marc Shigeta Disclosure Letter
02/06/19 Final Order
02/19/19 Notice of Informal Pretrial (Prehearing) Conference
03/07/19 Kauffman – Request for Additional Information
03/11/19 Kauffman – Formal Information Request
03/11/19 Prehearing Order
03/11/19 Notice of Prehearing Conference
03/28/19 M. Christian-Request to Reschedule Prehearing Conference
03/28/19 Hearing Officer Response – Request to Reschedule Prehearing Conference
03/29/19 Notice of Prehearing Conference
04/17/19 Kauffman – Formal Information Request
04/23/19 Prehearing Order
04/24/19 Brief of Respondent AM Idaho Pursuant to April 23 2019 Prehearing Order
04/29/19 Kauffman – Formal Request to Dismiss Hearing Officer Jason Risch
05/08/19 IDL Response to Request to Dismiss Hearing Officer Jason Risch
05/08/19 Order Denying Motion for Disqualification
05/14/19 Kauffman – Objection to Hearing Officer Decision
07/16/19 Order Regarding Production of Trucking Tickets and End Purchaser Records
07/18/19 Notice of Prehearing Conference
07/19/19 Kauffman – Objection to Hearing Officer 7/16/19 Order
10/07/19 Notice of Prehearing Conference
10/17/19 Kauffman – Request Stay for Proceedings to be Continued and Cancel Prehearing Conference
10/21/19 Hearing Officer – Vacate Prehearing Conference
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