Monthly Archives: August 2015

Erie, Encana come to terms on new oil, gas agreement

By Emilie Rusch – The Denver Post – August 28, 2015 Noise limits, monthly leak inspections among the new requirements Erie and one of its oil and gas operators have come to terms on a new agreement to guide future drilling in … Continue reading

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Pain and gain on the way for oil and gas industry, say experts at COGA energy summit

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – August 25, 2015 The pain isn’t over for the oil and gas industry, according to speakers at the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit, the Colorado Oil & Gas Association’s annual industry conference underway this week. … Continue reading

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Colorado Tried Methane Caps on Drillers, And They Worked

by Christine Buurma and Bradley Olson – Aug 18, 2015 For an idea of how the U.S. government’s proposed methane rules will affect drillers, look no further than Colorado. The state became a test case for similar controls last year when a coalition of … Continue reading

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EPA to propose rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas sector

Reuters, Aug 17, 2015 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose regulations on Tuesday aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent over the next decade from 2012 levels, … Continue reading

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BLM to auction Niobrara drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland

Cathy Proctor Reporter – Denver Business Journal – August 14, 2015 BLM to auction more drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland For sale to the highest bidder: Thousands of acres of federally owned mineral rights in two southern Colorado counties and in … Continue reading

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US Shale Declining And OPEC Still Climbing – Niobrara Production Peaking March 2015

By Ron Patterson – Tue, 11 August 2015 There is new data out today. The EIA published their International Petroleum Statistics yesterday. The EIA also published their Drilling Productivity Reportwhich gave their expected shale oil and gas production through September. … Continue reading

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OPEC is now effectively dissolved – BofA

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph – Aug 5, 2015 Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles It is too late for OPEC to stop the shale revolution. The cartel faces the prospect of surging US output … Continue reading

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