Monthly Archives: January 2014

PDC Energy increases 3P Reserves by 45% primarily from Wattenberg Niobrara-Codell downspacing

Excerpts from PDC January 28th Press Release DENVER, January 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDC Energy, Inc. (“PDC” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:PDCE) today reported 2013 year-end reserves and production. Total proved reserves as of December 31, 2013 were 266 million barrels of oil equivalent (“MMBoe”), compared … Continue reading

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Bill Barrett: The Niobrara And Uinta Upside

Richard Zeits – Zeits Energy Analytics – Seeking Alpha Similar to many of its peers, Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) – a Rockies-focused small-cap natural gas producer ($2.1 billion firm value) – has been challenged by the rapid deterioration of natural gas … Continue reading

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Colorado’s oil and gas boom could spill into construction sector

Cathy Proctor Reporter-Denver Business Journal General contractors willing to look for work outside cities in the nation’s booming oil and gas shale plays could find big opportunities. That’s according to John Doherty, Chicago-based advisory leader forPricewaterhouseCoopers’ engineering and construction division. In the last … Continue reading

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IX Power’s OrganiClear water treatment device removes VOCs from produced water

IX Power of Denver, CO announced today the release of a modification of their OrganiClear produced water treatment machine that captures and eliminates Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from oil, gas, and produced water storage tanks. The product, “OrganiClear VBR,™” exceeds … Continue reading

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Gov. Hickenlooper to President Obama: Let governors come up with energy plan

By Allison Sherry The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Gov. John Hickenlooper said he told President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday that he wanted to create a national framework to regulate energy. And he didn’t need their help. Hickenlooper said he … Continue reading

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Colorado fracking fight gets new website, MoveOn money

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal Colorado’s fight over fracking is far from over, with an industry-back group creating a new website to answer questions about the technology, and liberal advocacy group MoveOn giving money to six anti-fracking activists across the state. … Continue reading

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Proposed statewide ballot measure would give Colo. communities power to ban fracking

By John Aguilar, Camera Staff Writer Amendment to constitution would pose direct challenge to pre-emptive powers of state law Draft of language for proposed ballot measure”As all political power is vested in and derived from the people, and as all … Continue reading

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What is Frac Sand?

Excellent article on a key component that makes  the shale oil revolution possible. – Rockpick Article Credit – Geology.com This special sand is one of the keys to producing oil and natural gas from tight shale formations A Crush-Resistant Sand … Continue reading

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