Monthly Archives: August 2016

Top producers invest in west Texas but insist Colorado’s D-J Basin still has room to run

Drilling in Colorado is funding exploration in the Permian Basin By ALDO SVALDI – The Denver Post – August 28, 2016 PDC Energy last week said it plans to invest $1.5 billion in the Delaware Basin in west Texas — money it won’t … Continue reading

Posted in Drilling, Exploration | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bill Barrett Corp. to begin drilling in Denver-Julesburg Basin again

By ALDO SVALDI – Denver Post – August 15, 2016 Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp. will revive its horizontal drilling program in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, with plans to bring a dozen new wells into production by the first quarter of next … Continue reading

Posted in Drilling, Economy, Production | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Land-use hearings can frustrate residents, but officials have multiple factors to consider

Catherine Sweeney – The Tribune – August 6, 2016 Rockpick’s Take: Excellent article on how to present your concerns to commissioners on land use decisions For the past few years, residents such as Maydean Worley have stormed out of Greeley and … Continue reading

Posted in Drilling, Environment, Mineral Rights, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Polis donates $25K to group pushing oil, gas amendment

Associated Press, August 3rd, 2016 DENVER (AP) — Democratic Rep. Jared Polis has given $25,000 to a group pushing to allow local government more say over energy production. Polis gave the money to Yes for Local Control Over Oil and … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment