Monthly Archives: September 2011

Global Recession Fears and Geologic Uncertainty Slow Southern Niobrara Leasing Activity

A wild week of stock market fluctuations that have seen the commodities complex including oil, experience the largest drops since 2008, have both operators and land companies slowing or halting their efforts to obtain oil leases in Douglas and Elbert … Continue reading

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Earth & Energy: EOG feeling ‘positive’ about Niobrara play

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 12:09pm MDT – Denver Business Journal Sure, EOG Resource Inc.’s “Jake” well in the Niobrara produced a stunning 645 barrels of oil a day when it was brand new in October 2009 — but what’s … Continue reading

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Drilling spills rise in Colorado, but fines rare

With more wells added daily, activists voice concerns and regulators increase inspections. By Bruce Finley –  The Denver Post PLATTEVILLE — Colorado’s wave of gas and oil drilling is resulting in spills at the rate of seven every five days … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: ‘Fracking’ aids extraction, raises environmental eyebrows

It is suggested that you read this article available at the Denver Business Journal to see “fracking” up close.  The article shows pictures from Natural Gas wells being drilled in the Denver Basin by Encana Oil and Gas. These pictures … Continue reading

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