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Extraction Oil & Gas profits from small holdings big players ignored

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post, December 7, 2014 Colorado’s Niobrara shale is dominated by a few large oil and gas companies, but 28-year-old Matt Owens had an idea of how to navigate around the big boys. Owens took the … Continue reading

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Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S.

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – July 27, 2014 Development of oil and gas shale formations has sparked drilling from Pennsylvania to California, and that is leading to a new wave of local oil and gas ordinances and bans. … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips reported to be letting Elbert Co. leases expire

Niobrara News readers in Elbert County have reported that ConocoPhillps (COP) has been letting their leases expire without invoking the provision that allowed COP to extend the leases for an additional 2 years by paying an additional sum equal to the … Continue reading

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Press Release: New website set to disrupt Oil & Gas Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 14, 2013 For years, the Oil & Gas industry has been slanted in favor of industry professionals who purchase or lease mineral rights. Limited access to buyers and information has prevented mineral owners from realizing the … Continue reading

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Shell Oil pulling out of northwest Colorado; energy leases for sale

Cathy Proctor Reporter-Denver Business Journal – August 8th 2013 Days after Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s biggest energy producer, announced a 60 percent drop in second-quarter results — largely due to a $2 billion write-down of its North American shale assets … Continue reading

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Chama Resources Wildcat Rumored to have hit a Gusher in Mississippian Age Limestones

Today it was reported by the Denver Business Journal that Chama Oil & Minerals LLC has hit a gusher of over 2000 bopd from the company’s PRONGHORN STATE 16-15-48 #1-P well located at 38.73687 -102.77848 in the Denver-Julesberg Basin.  Details of the discovery … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips To Build Pipeline For New Niobrara Sweet Spot

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 ConocoPhillips held an open house and BBQ dinner at the Bennett, CO Community center for residents of nearby communities. The company was eager to answer questions about its accelerating oil operations on and around its … Continue reading

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State energy leases brought in $145M to Colorado

Associated Press – December 24, 2012 GREELEY, Colo.—Energy leases brought in record revenue to Colorado in the past fiscal year, boosted by big sales in Weld and Arapahoe counties. The Colorado State Land Board manages land set aside at statehood … Continue reading

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