Monthly Archives: March 2012

ConocoPhillps Extends Reach in Southern Niobrara while Chesapeake and Noble Energy work the Wattenberg

Based on requests listed in the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s (COGCC) April Docket, it would appear that ConocoPhillips is extending its reach in the Niobrara after its entry in 2011 with it’s acquisition of the Lario Oil and … Continue reading

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Anadarko Petroleum Outlines Longterm Niobrara Development Strategy For Investors

At an investor conference held by Anadarko Petroleum the company presented its plans for the next couple years on their planned activities in the Niobrara. First and foremost, Anadarko (due to their their possession of the old Union Pacific checkerboard … Continue reading

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Press Release: 1st Annual Niobrara Shale Conference & MHIAC

Every Spring, Denver has been host to hundreds of industrial and automation companies throughout the country with the Mile High Industrial and Automation Conference. The conference showcases the latest automation technologies and innovations and provides two days of educational and … Continue reading

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Colorado task force studying oil and gas rules

By STEVEN K. PAULSON Associated Press DENVER—Faced with conflicting duties between state and local governments over the development of oil and gas resources, Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking industry and government officials to come up with recommendations on ways to … Continue reading

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Food Grade Fracking Fluid Now Available to Industry

We at Niobrara News have known for over a year that food grade fracking fluid was being developed from talking with our contacts at the Colorado Groundwater Association who have fracked water wells for municipalities, yes, you heard it correctly, … Continue reading

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Boulder County commissioners maintain oil and gas moratorium, may lengthen it

By John Fryar Longmont Times-Call Posted:   03/01/2012 08:28:53 PM MST BOULDER — Boulder County should maintain the six-month moratorium it adopted on Feb 2 to suspend accepting and processing applications for drilling oil and gas wells in unincorporated areas, … Continue reading

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CO Land Board Commissioners Unanimously approve ConocoPhillips bid to develop Lowry Bombing Range Property

Today in a unanimous 5 to 0 vote, the Colorado State Land Board (CSLB) commissioners voted to award the winning bid for the Lowry Bombing Range leases to ConocoPhillips for the  development of oil and gas resources on the Lowry … Continue reading

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