Monthly Archives: June 2012

Chinese firm pondering bid on Chesapeake Energy assets

Denver Business Journal – Thursday, June 21, 2012 Chinese petroleum company Sinopec Corp. is said to be considering a multibillion-dollar bid for some of Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s assets, according to news reports. It’s unclear if those assets include half a … Continue reading

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Fracking-Earthquake Report Suggests Low Risk For Large Tremors

AP  |  By SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the … Continue reading

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Calculating Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) from COGCC Records

At the Niobrara News we have recently had many inquiries on how to find and use the oil well production data reported on the COGCC website. This data is freely available to the public. This data is of interest to … Continue reading

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Still months to go for Colorado Springs oil and gas rules

June 04, 2012 – The Gazette Colorado Springs’ oil and gas committee agreed Monday to recommend areas for the city to regulate, but there are still several steps and months of work ahead before actual recommendations are adopted and companies … Continue reading

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