Memo regarding oil & gas protested hearings at OCC

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To: All Interested Parties

From: Stacy Bonner, Chief Operating Officer

Subject: OCC Oil & Gas Protested Hearings

Date: August 6, 2021

Beginning immediately, ALL Oil & Gas Protested Hearings will be subject to the following requirements:

  1. Protested hearings in OKC and Tulsa shall be coordinated and assigned by Judge Michael Norris,
  2. No later than noon on the Monday preceding the scheduled Hearing on the Merits date, Judge Norris shall be notified via email of the status of the hearing. All parties shall be included on the email. Failure to timely contact Judge Norris may result in a hearing not proceeding, notwithstanding the priority listed in the Protest Book.
  3. Protested hearings that will be heard each week will be assigned to a specific courtroom and administrative law judge.
  4. Protested hearings will be heard according to assigned priority numbers. The Protest Books that contain the priority numbers can be found on the OCC Website.
  5. Any requests for in-person hearings in Tulsa will be coordinated on a case-by-case basis. At this time the Tulsa OCC offices are closed to the general public.

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