Monthly Archives: March 2014

NARO to host FREE Mineral Owners’ Town Hall Meeting

Mineral Owners’ Town Hall Meeting Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel April 3, 2014 7-10 PM The NARO Rockies Board of Directors is hosting a meeting for all mineral owners and we need your help. We must ALL work together to insure … Continue reading

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Niobrara Productivity Evident In Most Recent EIA Report

MARCH 11, 2014 – A report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: The productivity of oil and natural gas wells is steadily increasing in many basins across the United States because of the increasing precision and efficiency of horizontal drilling and … Continue reading

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Ballot Measure Would Block Energy Revenues Where Development is Banned

March 20, 2014 By Colorado Observer Staff Local communities that ban oil and gas development would be blocked from receiving tax revenues collected from those efforts in other parts of the state under a new ballot initiative filed Thursday by state … Continue reading

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Whiting’s Niobrara Reserves And Top Shale Oil Producers’ 2013 Reserve Replacement Ratios

Michael Fitzsimmons Seeking Alpha – March 3, 2014 Today, I will take a look at the 2013 reserve replacement ratios (“RRR”) for major shale oil producers ConocoPhillips (COP), Continental Resources (CLR), EOG Resources (EOG), and Whiting Petroleum (WLL). While all these … Continue reading

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Guar Beans and Hydraulic Fracturing

Article from A Bean that Turns Water into Gel Powder made from the bean of a relatively unknown plant grown in India and Pakistan can quickly turn water into a very thick gel. The beans are typically used to … Continue reading

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Southwestern Energy buying Shell, Quicksilver assets in NW Colorado for $180M

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – March 6, 2014 Southwestern Energy Co. is buying big into northwest Colorado’s Niobrara play. It’s looking to pump crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas from assets jointly owned by Texas company Quicksilver Resources Inc. and SWEPI … Continue reading

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VITAL CHAIRMAN: “It isn’t just oil and gas companies who will suffer if these attempts to hijack our state’s energy policy succeed. The entire economy of this great state – from men and women working along the main streets of rural Colorado … Continue reading

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