Monthly Archives: March 2011

Countywide Meeting on Oil and Gas in Douglas Co. Colorado

Douglas County is planning a countywide meeting on oil & gas exploration issues on Wed., April 27, 6:30 p.m., at the Douglas County Events Center.  The details are still being worked out, but I understand it will be posted soon … Continue reading

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Comment Problems Solved

All registered users should now be able to post comments after registration and logging in. After login you will be be taken to the post you wanted to comment on.

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Community Meeting Minutes – Parker Colorado

There was a large turnout at the community meeting at the Parker, CO library on Mar 15th at 8pm about oil drilling in Douglas County. I would say the turnout was between 100 to 120 people. The meeting lasted only … Continue reading

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Is Hydraulic Fracturing of a nearby Oil well safe for my Water well?

That is an excellent question. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, thinks that it is, with the caveat that it is done correctly.

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Drilling Impacts to the Surface Owners

Many landowners that may potentially have drilling conducted on or near their properties are probably wondering what the impact of horizontal drilling will be. Questions abound: What is the process? How long does it take? What type of equipment will … Continue reading

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How do oil companies determine the best places to drill?

The answer to this question will determine if an oil company wants to lease your land, or if they decide that your neighbors property looks better. The decision is actually not as complicated as it would seem.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation and CNOOC Limited Announce Closing of Niobrara-Focused DJ Basin and Powder River Basin Project Cooperation Agreement

The link to the article is here. In a nutshell Chesapeake has sold 33% interest of its 800,000 acres in the DJ and Powder River Basins to the largest Chinese Oil company for 570 million in cash to support “accelerating … Continue reading

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Upcoming Community Meeting on Oil and Gas in Douglas County

A grass roots meeting regarding Oil and Gas leases in Douglas County, CO for all land and mineral owners will be held at the Parker Public Library on March 15th, 2011 at 8pm. The meeting organizer has said that representatives … Continue reading

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