Monthly Archives: September 2012

Press Release: Independent geologist announces Niobrara-By-The-Numbers, a review of the Niobrara play in the Denver-Cheyenne basin.

Independent geologist announces the completion of Niobrara-By-The-Numbers, a comprehensive review of the Niobrara play in the Denver-Cheyenne basin.  This report includes an estimated ultimate recovery (EUR) determination for 201 horizontal wells drilled since the famous “Jake” well.  It includes a … Continue reading

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Oil India to acquire Niobrara Shale assets from Carrizo Oil and Gas

Kalpana Pathak – Mumbai – Sep 24, 2012 State-run Oil India, nation’s second largest explorer, is in advanced stages of discussion with Carrizo Oil and Gas Inc to acquire stake in Niobrara Shale in North Eastern Colorado. This buy will … Continue reading

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Quicksilver, Shell unit join forces to drill Niobrara

Denver Business Journal by Cathy Proctor, Reporter – Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Major oil and gas industry players — both in the United States and internationally — continue to focus their interest on Colorado’s Niobrara shale play. On Monday, Fort … Continue reading

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Colo. sketches out proposed oil, gas setback rules

By CATHERINE TSAI Associated Press – September 24, 2012 DENVER—The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission says it’s time to consider statewide rules on baseline groundwater sampling and monitoring at new well pads, which could show when … Continue reading

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Longmont anti-fracking rally draws about 100

Ballot Measure 300 is focus of Rogers Grove gathering By Tony Kindelspire Longmont Times-Call LONGMONT — Competing with bright September sunshine, a lively farmers’ market just across the way and the general exhilaration that accompanies the first day of autumn … Continue reading

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Pure Cycle Corporation Announces Frack Water Sales

Excerpts from Pure Cycle Press Release – Posted 9/18/2012 DENVER, Sept. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pure Cycle Corporation (PCYO) announces date for sale of HP Collateral Interests and Revenues from Farm Operations and Frack Water Sales. Pure Cycle, a vertically … Continue reading

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Boulder County unveils proposed oil, gas regulations

Public hearing on Land Use Code changes set for Monday – By John Fryar Longmont Times-Call BOULDER — Companies preparing to drill for oil and gas in unincorporated Boulder County would face a new set of county review procedures, expectations … Continue reading

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MEAD: Hydro-fracking regulations should be left to states – Federal government bogs down process

The Washington Times – By Gov. Matthew H. Mead – Sep 17, 2012 States’ rights come with states’ responsibilities. Wyoming time and again has proved it can promote development, support its economy and protect the environment. From hydraulic-fracturing rules to … Continue reading

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