Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Science Behind OK’s Man-made Earthquakes

By Ariel Conn, Seismologist and Science Writer with the Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences. May 21, 2015 Rockpick Says: Good Article and worth a read. On April 21, the Oklahoma Geological Survey issued a statement claiming that the sharp rise … Continue reading

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‘Shale-ionaires’ Suffering from Wave of Bankrupt Oil Drillers

by Kelly Gilblom – Bloomberg News – May 20. 2015 At the height of the U.S. energy boom, Texas landowner John Baen received about $100,000 a month in royalty payments from companies producing oil and natural gas on his property. … Continue reading

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Toxic vapors suspected in deaths of three Colorado oil and gas workers

By Monte Whaley – The Denver Post – May 18, 2015 Joe Ray Sherman’s death on a Weld County oil patch last year was tragic but not entirely unexpected. The 51-year-old was diabetic and suffered heart problems. The native Texan moved to … Continue reading

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Get ready for another oil price dip: Goldman Sachs

Matt Clinch – CNBC – Tuesday, 12 May 2015 The rally in oil over the last couple of months has derailed a rebalancing of the commodity’s price and will cause it to weaken, Goldman Sachs warned Tuesday. (Tweet This) “We believe that … Continue reading

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Colorado’s oil and gas slump is fallout from global game of ‘chicken,’ says exec

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – May 13, 2015 The budget cuts, layoffs and office closures that have spread across Colorado’s oil and gas fields in recent months are the “collateral damage” in an international game of chicken involving the biggest … Continue reading

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Mom power helps compel change around Colorado oil, gas operations

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – May 10, 2015 When Trisha Golding gets dressed up in business clothes, her two daughters say, “Mommy’s going to do oil and gas.” After a driller proposed putting 19 oil and gas wells within … Continue reading

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Oil top may be in, and it could get ugly: Analyst

Michelle Fox – @MFoxCNBC – May 6, 2015 Oil has been enjoying a recent rally, but it very well may have peaked and could be headed lower, analyst John Kilduff said Wednesday. Crude hit new highs for 2015 on Wednesday before paring gains … Continue reading

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Oil and gas office closures continue in Denver

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – May 4, 2014 Yet another oil and gas company is making cuts to its Colorado operations, with Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) on Monday announcing it will close the company’s Denver office and cut … Continue reading

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