FIELD RULES TO GOVERN OPERATIONS IN THE CRAIG FIELD, MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADO

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BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

IN THE MATTER OF THE PROMULGATION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF FIELD RULES TO GOVERN OPERATIONS IN THE CRAIG FIELD, MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADO

CAUSE NO. 199

DOCKET NO. 1108-SP-102

NOTICE OF HEARING

TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Rule 318.a. of the Rules and Regulations of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission requires that wells drilled in excess of 2,500 feet in depth be located not less than 600 feet from any lease line, and located not less than 1,200 feet from any other producible or drilling oil or gas well when drilling to the same common source of supply. This Rule applies to certain lands located in Sections 9, 10 and 11, Township 6 North, Range 91 West, 6th P.M., for the production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation.

On June 9, 2011, Gulfport Energy Corporation ("Gulfport" or "Applicant"), by its attorney, filed with the Commission a verified application (the "Application") for an order to: (1) establish two approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units for the below-listed lands, and approve up to two vertical, highly deviated or horizontal wells within each unit, for the production of oil, gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Niobrara Formation, with the treated interval of the wellbore for the permitted wells to be no closer than 660 feet from the unit boundaries, without exception being granted by the Director; and (2) pool all nonconsenting interests for the proposed approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units listed below, for the development and operation of the Niobrara Formation, retroactive to the earliest date costs were incurred in connection with the initial well within each drilling and spacing unit proposed in the Application, as provided in §34-60-116, C.R.S., or the date of the Application, whichever is earlier:

Drilling and Spacing Unit #1

Township 6 North, Range 91 West, 6th P.M.

Section 9:

Section 10: E½

Drilling and Spacing Unit #2

Township 6 North, Range 91 West, 6th P.M.

Section 10:

Section 11: E½

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission of the State of Colorado, pursuant to the above, has scheduled the above entitled matter for hearing on:

Date: Monday, August 8, 2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Place: Suite 801, The Chancery Building

1120 Lincoln Street

Denver, Colorado 80203

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if any party requires special accommodations as a result of a disability for this hearing, please contact Margaret Humecki at (303) 894-2100 ext. 5139, prior to the hearing and arrangements will be made.

Pursuant to said hearing in the above-entitled matter at the time and place aforesaid, or at any adjourned meeting, the Commission will enter such orders as it deems appropriate to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and to prevent the waste of oil and gas, either or both, in the operations of said field, and to carry out the purposes of the statute.

In accordance with Rule 509., any interested party desiring to protest the granting of the application or to intervene on the application should file with the Commission a written protest or intervention no later than July 25, 2011, briefly stating the basis of the protest or intervention. Such interested party shall, at the same time, serve a copy of the protest or intervention to the person filing the application. An original and 13 copies shall be filed with the Commission. Anyone who files a protest or intervention must be able to participate in a prehearing conference during the week of July 25, 2011. Pursuant to Rule 503.g., if a party who has received notice under Rule 503.b. wishes to receive further pleadings in the above-referenced matter, that party must file a protest or intervention in accordance with these rules. In accordance with the practices of the Commission, should no protests or interventions be filed in this matter by July 25, 2011, the Applicant may request that an administrative hearing be scheduled during the week of July 25, 2011. In the alternative, pursuant to Rule 511., if the matter is uncontested, the applicant may request, and the Director may recommend approval on the basis of the merits of the verified application and the supporting exhibits.

IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF COLORADO OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

By/s/: Robert A Willis

Robert A. Willis, Acting Secretary

Dated at Suite 801

1120 Lincoln Street

Denver, Colorado 80203

June 30, 2011 Attorney for Gulfport:

David R. Little

Bjork Lindley Little PC

1600 Stout Street, Suite 1400

Denver, CO 80202

(303) 892-1400

Published in the Craig Daily Press

Publication Date: July 8, 2011

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Published in the Craig Daily Press Publication Date: July 8, 2011

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