Monthly Archives: December 2013

Boulder oil and gas company targets Colorado’s North Park oil resources

Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal – December 23, 2013 Two longtime Denver-area oil and gas executives think they may have found the keys to unlocking what might become Colorado’s newest oil field — North Park, a high Rocky Mountain basin west … Continue reading

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Poll: Americans support more pipelines, including Keystone XL

Jennifer A. Dlouhy – FuelFix – December 12, 2013 WASHINGTON — Eight out of 10 Americans support expanding the nation’s energy infrastructure, with new pipelines and other facilities to transport oil and gas across the U.S., according to an industry-backed survey released … Continue reading

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New oil boom lurks in Denver-Julesburg Basin

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – December 16, 2013 Denver-based Whiting Petroleum sold its Texas holdings for $816 million in July and said it would use the cash to “accelerate” development of Colorado’s Niobrara shale. “The one thing we … Continue reading

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Judge orders a stay in Broomfield fracking ban vote

Cathy Proctor Reporter-Denver Business Journal A Broomfield district court judge will hear arguments Wednesday over whether the city properly conducted its election on banning the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The city’s November election on the matter was close, with … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg Basin draws even more oil and gas investment

Cathy Proctor Reporter- Denver Business Journal – December 11, 2013 The oil and gas industry’s love affair with the Denver-Julesburg Basin north of Denver is continuing in 2014, with two companies announcing that they’ll each spend several hundred million dollars in the … Continue reading

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Encana CEO touts energy industry’s Colorado benefits in Denver speech

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – December 9, 2013 For every $1 that Canadian energy giantEncana Corp. invests in Colorado, about 65 cents stays in the state, company President and CEO Doug Suttles told a Denver audience.

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