Monthly Archives: August 2012

Erie reaches drilling accords with Encana, Anadarko

  Cathy Proctor  Reporter- Denver Business Journal – Aug 29th The town of Erie and two of Colorado major energy companies — Anadarko Petroleum Co. and Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. — have reached memorandums of understanding over how … Continue reading

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COGCC Recognizes Outstanding Operators

On August 15th, 2012 he COGCC recognized outstanding operators for 2011.  The awards recognize the accomplishments of the oil and gas industry in operational and environmental areas as well as in community involvement. The awards were announced at the Colorado … Continue reading

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Feds prepare to open South Park for drilling near metro water source

By Bruce Finley  The Denver Post – 8/24/2012 FAIRPLAY — The federal Bureau of Land Management is preparing to open South Park — metro Denver’s main water source — to oil and gas drilling. But Aurora Water, local authorities and conservationists … Continue reading

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Anadarko set to spend $1 billion in Colorado’s Weld County this year

By Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 08/21/2012 Anadarko Petroleum Corp., which estimates its Colorado reserves at the equivalent 1.5 billion barrels of oil, is set to spent about $1 billion this year on its Weld County operations, a company spokesman … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper seeks to avoid long court fight over Longmont’s anti-fracking stance

Denver Business Journal by Cathy Proctor, Reporter – Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday he hopes to avoid a long court battle with Longmont over the city’s oil and gas regulations, which include a ban on … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper: Colorado drilling regulations need more work

By Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 08/15/2012 – 7:13 PM EDT Gov. John Hickenlooper Wednesday outlined a set of new initiatives to oversee oil and gas operations in Colorado to create “integrity and trust” in energy development. The areas that … Continue reading

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Sovereign Energy LLC offers large block of Niobrara & Greenhorn Acreage in Southern DJ Basin

Land assets owned by Sovereign Energy LLC are currently being offered for sale through oil and gas asset broker, Meagher Energy Advisors, in a closed bid process. The Gold Creek Prospect acreage position consists of 47,103 Gross/34,043 Net Mineral Acres … Continue reading

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DCP Midstream eyes big expansion of Colorado capacity

Cathy Proctor – Reporter- Denver Business Journal – Aug 6, 2012 DCP Midstream LLC said Monday that several construction projects in northern Colorado, either planned or underway, will double its natural gas processing capacity to 800 million cubic feet per … Continue reading

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