Monthly Archives: September 2013

Top 12 I.P. Wells in Niobrara Shale Have Large Gas Component

As reported at the Unconventional Oil and Gas Center the top 12 Niobrara Shale I.P. wells have a large gas component. The top I.P. wells are located in both Colorado and Wyoming.

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Niobrara Players respond to Colorado Floods with unprecedented Shut-ins

The Colorado Oil and Gas association (COGA) along with members of the Oil and Gas community responded to the Colorado Floods today.  Below is an excerpt from a statement released by COGA on their website: “At the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Colorado floods shut down hundreds of oil and gas wells; recovery will take time

 9 News – DENVER – Colorado’s oil and gas industry has shut down hundreds of wells in the Denver-Julesburg Basin north of Denver and its employees are using vehicles, boats and – in some cases – helicopters to get to … Continue reading

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Colorado flooding: Evacuations, broken oil pipeline in Weld County

  By Bruce Finley – The Denver Post – September 14, 2013 GREELEY — As Front Range floodwaters continued to drain into the swelling South Platte River Saturday, authorities scrambled to evacuate stranded residents from homes and deal with a broken oil … Continue reading

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Seismologist: Fracking doesn’t cause earthquakes

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Human activity associated with oil and gas production can sometimes cause earthquakes, but the problem is not hydraulic fracturing, a seismologist from the University of Texas told researchers gathered for a two-day conference on Marcellus shale-gas … Continue reading

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper: Enhanced gas production is a must, but safegaurds critical

By Howard Pankratz –  The Denver Post – September 9th, 2013 Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday he welcomes the increasing production of natural gas in Colorado while holding the oil-and-gas industry, which is behind the upswing in production, to “highest standards” … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin to co-host shale conference in Colorado

By Jay F. Marks The Oklahoman –  September 7, 2013 Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and her Colorado counterpart will host a two-day forum next week on the development of shale energy. Fallin is chairwoman of the National Governors Association. Colorado Gov. John … Continue reading

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Anadarko, Noble Energy back new player in Colorado’s energy, fracking debates

Cathy Proctor Reporter-Denver Business Journal – September 5, 2013 Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc. — two of Colorado’s biggest oil and gas operators — are backing a new group that’s wading into the controversy over booming energy production and the widespread use … Continue reading

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