Monthly Archives: April 2011

Douglas Co. Public Forum Presentation

The Douglas County CO Public Forum on Oil & Gas Drilling and Development was well attended by at least 300 people on April, 27, 2011.

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Surface Contamination most likely the largest (small) risk in fracking the Niobrara

With all the negative press on Chesapeake Energy’s latest problems in drilling the Marcellus Shale on the East Coast it is easy to jump to conclusions and consider that gas and oil drilling are the same all over. They are … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper supports fracking but wants fluids disclosure

He urges firms to give fluid info By Dennis Webb – Daily Sentinel Friday, April 1, 2011 GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday defended the use of hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas development in Colorado but renewed … Continue reading

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Elbert County, CO – Meeting on Oil on Thursday April 21st 2011

I have heard that there is a grass roots meeting of the National Association of Royalty Owners at the Elbert County Library in Elizabeth, CO. The details are spotty so I suggest you call the Elizabeth Library for meeting details … Continue reading

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Samson Oil: Competitors Paying Top Dollar for Presence in the D-J Basin – Seeking Alpha

by Michael Filloon – Seeking Alpha Samson Oil and Gas has had a great run over the past year. This is great if you have been in this name, but can you get in now?

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Local governments oppose oil and gas board makeover

John Colson Post Independent Aspen, CO Colorado GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local governments from Aspen to Rifle are opposing an effort in the state Legislature to remake the board of directors of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which oversees … Continue reading

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National Fracking Database Unveiled

A national database containing Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Product Component Information Disclosure can be found at The site contains information regarding hydraulic fracturing technology, groundwater protection, regulations by state, and a database to search for wells within a state along … Continue reading

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Feds to hold fracking forum in Colorado

Note: Time for the event listed below was not specified. Suggest contacting BLM, Public Information Access Center 303-239-3600, Public Information Access Center Office Hours 9am – 4pm GOLDEN (AP) – Federal officials are holding a forum in the Denver area … Continue reading

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