Monthly Archives: July 2011

Western Energy Production to Surpass Imports for Eight Oil-Producing Nations

Colorado Energy News – July 12 An industry group predicts that by 2020 the West will produce more energy than the United States imports from Saudi Arabia and seven other oil-producing nations.

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Hickenlooper appoints 4 to oil and gas commission

Denver Business Journal – Date: Friday, July 29, 2011, 1:10pm MDT Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday announced eight appointments to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The appointments must be approved by the Colorado Senate. The commission is tasked … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips to look for oil south and east of Denver

By Howard Pankratz The Denver Post ConocoPhillips will begin oil exploration in Arapahoe, Adams, Elbert and Douglas counties as a result of an agreement to acquire up to 46,000 leasehold acres from the Lario Oil & Gas Co.

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Chesapeake Exploration to Initiate Massive Niobrara Wildcat Program in Douglas and Elbert Counties

COGCC Hearing on August 8-9, 2011  to Establish Field Rules for Massive Niobrara Wildcat Program On June 9th 2011, Chesapeake Exploration, LLC filed a verified application with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) for an order to establish … Continue reading

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Bill Barrett to spend $150M in Niobrara

Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:11pm EDT * To buy from Texas American Resources Co unit (Reuters) – Natural gas-focused explorer and producer Bill Barrett Corp said it will buy properties in the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin in the Niobrara oil play … Continue reading

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Colorado’s suburban homeowners face invasion of oil and gas wells

By Mark Jaffe The Denver Post – 07/17/2011 “Not what you expect when you go for a walk with the dog,” Banfield said. But Banfield and her neighbors in Rinn Valley Ranch — a Weld County development where homes sell … Continue reading

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Niobrara Boom Heats Up Industrial Real Estate Market

June 27th, 2011 (Source: Greeley Tribune, Colorado) By Sharon Dunn, Greeley Tribune, Colo. The impact of the Niobrara boom in northern Weld County is being felt throughout northern Colorado from the jobs it’s creating to the tax treasuries it’s fueling. … Continue reading

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