The “Times” - January 3, 2012 OIL & GAS FREESTONECOUNTY REPORT Ironwood Oil & Gas LLC has a new drilling permit for
its Southern Cross GU Lease, Well No. 1. The vertical well will be located in the Bear Grass Field 4.5 miles SE of Donie, Texas. The total depth is expected to be 15,250 ft. XTO Energy Inc. has a new drilling permit for its
Wettermark Gas Unit Lease, Well No. 9. The vertical well will be located in the Teague Field 3.1 miles NE of Teague, Texas. The total depth is expected to be 13,000 ft.
XTO Energy Inc. has a new drilling permit for its Brumlow Gas Unit 1 Lease, Well No. 24. The vertical well will be located in the Freestone Field 4.3 miles NW of Donie, Texas. The total depth is expected to be 13,500 ft. XTO Energy Inc. has a new drilling permit for its Gilliam
‘C’ No 2 Gas Unit Lease, Well No. 32. The directional well will be located in the Freestone Field 7.9 miles S of Teague, Texas. The total depth is expected to be 13,500 ft. XTO Energy Inc. has a new drilling permit for its J.A. Gilliam II Gas Unit Lease, Well No. 28. The directional well will be located in the Freestone Field 6.5 miles SW of Teague, Texas. The total depth is expected to be 13,300 ft. There were no gas well completions for the week in Freestone County.
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ANNOUNCEMENT To all our good customers and friends,
Fairfield Trucking Company partners, Glynn Harris and Donald Carroll, will be discontinuing the
sand and gravel business as of Dec. 31, 2011. Please accept our appreciation for thirty years of patronage and support.
The Partnership will continue conducting business as D & G Self Storage
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EPA Reprieve Continued from Page 1-A
their hard work. Two such individuals were John
Horton and Lauren Jackson. The pair are graduates of Fairfield High School and sophomores at University of Texas. They started “Texans for Texas Energy” and spent endless hours in an effort to bring about Friday’s stay. John Horton had this to say,
“Today’s ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will give some peace of mind to many hard working families all across the state of Texas. It also sends a message to government regulators to be more accountable and work for the people, not against them.” Luminant issued a statement
within hours of the ruling, “Earlier this fall Luminant and multiple other petitioners filed a motion to stay the rule because of the irreparable harm it would cause to our company and others. “Today’s ruling allows valued
employees across our system to continue working on important generation, mining and other operations.
It also allows
Luminants’s Montecello units 1 and 2 to continue operating and providing needed generation for Texas electric market.” The court had decided to stay
the rule until it determines whether or not the rule is lawful, according to Luminant. Luminant’s press release
indicated that this stay does not invalidate the rule, but delays its implementation until a final court ruling is issued. Therefore, Luminant intends to continue closely evaluating business and operational decisions. Governor Rick Perry stated,
“Today’s court decision to stay the implementation of the CSAPR is a preliminary step in the right direction to end the job-killing mandates passed down by the Obama Administration and the unelected bureaucrats of the EPA. The court was right to stay this highly flawed, job-killing rule that was based on inaccurate and incomplete information. Texas will now have a chance to discuss the devastating impact that this rule will have on our state’s economy and electric reliability – an opportunity that we were not given by the Obama Administration’s out of control EPA when they adopted the rule.” “I can’t be more pleased;
it was the right thing to do,” commented a very happy Anita Bradley, Sr. Policy Advisor for the Energy & Commerce Committee – U.S. House of Representatives and resident of Fairfield, Texas. According to Bradley the EPA
violated the Administrative Procedures Act by not allowing the industry significant time. “They had no concern for
reliability or job impact,” Bradley expounded. “We hope during this time the
courts will further decide EPA was completely out of line so that we can keep our power plants and plants across the country functioning.” Not everyone, however, is
pleased about the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling. COPPS FOR CLEAN AIR members
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Bill Hughes (903) 626-4651
Don Henderson (254) 385-6460
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in Navarro and Freestone counties had this to say, “We are very disappointed in the Washington judge who has granted a stay concerning the new Cross State Air Rules set to go into effect
on 1/1/2012 in Texas. We feel the judge’s actions were a disgrace and we are insulted by his lack of knowledge in this matter. “There are 19 coal fired power
plants in Texas. We have more than our fair share of them here in our own rural area of the state already, with Big Brown in Freestone and NRG in Limestone counties being two of the worse air pollution offenders in the state. “The state of Texas already ranks
in the top numbers as a major air polluting state. If the Cross State Air Rule is allowed to go forward it will not only help air quality in states surrounding Texas, but the Rule will also save lives in rural areas of Texas. “COPPS has no intentions of
standing down on issues that affect our quality of life. As we have stated, ‘“we are against the concentration of power plants in our rural area of Texas and will remain so.’” The courts decision for the CSAPR
stay dictates that parties submit proposed briefing schedules by January 12th. The case is expected to be heard April 2012. Mary McDonald reporting .
In our unending quest of a way to get rid of the hogs that
are tearing up the pastures of the Red Oak Ranch, we are checking into every possibility. Oh, we know about the cages and trying to trap them; sitting in the pastures at all hours of the night waiting for them to appear in order to take a shot at them; putting out some concoction to make them go wild enough that you can just drive up to them and mow them down, and hiring professional hog hunters. There are hunters that go after the hogs with dogs, jeeps, horses, whatever. There is even a TV show headlining hog hunters. We’ve even watched it a couple of times but it seems their methods are too slow if you have a real hog population. So, when The Colonel came up with this new idea that is
on the cutting edge of genius, I was ecstatic. Why no one else has come up with the same idea is puzzling but then he is a great problem solver. The Colonel turned to me as we were driving through the pasture in Ole Blue and bouncing over the areas where hogs had been, and said I have figured out how to go after the hogs. He proposes we use drones to spot where their day time hideouts are and to track them at night or early morning or whenever they come out. He said we could forget the tracking and just have the drones take them out and our problems would be over in very short order. I think it is a wonderful idea and have decided the drones would have painted on their sides, Hello and Good- bye from The Red Oak Ranch!
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