Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Facts About Fracking

The real risks of the shale gas revolution, and how to manage them. Wall Street Journal – June 25 -2011 The U.S. is in the midst of an energy revolution, and we don’t mean solar panels or wind turbines. A … Continue reading

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Natural Gas and Oil Plays – Look before you leap

With all the hype about both natural gas and oil plays in the “Shales”, be they the Barnett Shale, or the Marcellus Shale on the East Coast, the Bakken in North Dakota, or even our own Niobrara Shale here in … Continue reading

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Independent group reviewing Colo. fracking rules

By CATHERINE TSAI Associated Press DENVER—Colorado’s oil and gas regulators are volunteering to have an outside group review the state’s rules on fracking, an extraction method that some people worry could taint drinking water supplies. The State Review of Oil … Continue reading

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Field Report – Seismic Thumper Trucks in Arapahoe County

Today we had a field report that 3 Thumper Trucks were parked in Aurora along Gun Club Road overnight between The Municipal Dump and Murphy Creek Golf Course. Our reporter noted that the trucks were parked there after hours overnight, … Continue reading

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Texas becomes 1st to require fracking disclosure

Associated Press Posted: 06/20/2011 10:26:03 AM MDT HOUSTON—Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed a bill requiring drillers to publicly disclose the chemicals they use when extracting oil and gas from dense rock formations, the first state to pass such a law. … Continue reading

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Water is the new liquid gold in Texas

Oil companies that need water for “fracking” wells compete for access By Joe Carroll, Bloomberg Businessweek Bruce Frasier sweats in the 106-degree heat at his Carrizo Springs, Texas, farm while stacking 42-pound boxes of cantaloupes bound for Kroger supermarkets and … Continue reading

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Meeting for Ponderosa Hills Subdivision Section 7 Residents Coming

It has been been brought to our attention that there is a leasing effort by Red Sky Land for Chesapeake Energy going on in Section 7 T6S R65W. The Oil Drilling Communication Team operating in that subdivision will be planning … Continue reading

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COGCC Offers Storehouse of Fracking Info

June 8th, 2011 The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has added a new link to its website to provide the public with a more information related to hydraulic fracturing in Colorado. The link provides easy access to numerous documents, … Continue reading

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