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Longmont mulls stand against statehouse bill that would compensate drillers for losses

By John Fryer – The Denver Post – February 20, 2017 Rep. Perry Buck’s measure would make governments that impose a moratorium compensate oil, gas companies Longmont’s City Council is to consider taking a formal stand Tuesday night against a … Continue reading

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A drilling rig in a residential Greeley neighborhood? It’s not what you think

Sharon Dunn – The Greeley Tribune – January 13, 2017 Bobbie Burke looked out her front window in west Greeley on Wednesday morning and saw an almost unbelievable sight. A drilling rig — in her neighborhood. Upon closer inspection, the … Continue reading

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Noble Energy slashes budget, drilling rigs in Colorado for 2016

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – February, 23,1016 Noble Energy Inc. on Wednesday said it plans to slash its 2016 capital budget by about 50 percent, to $1.5 billion, following a $2 billion net loss for 2015, or $4.73 per … Continue reading

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Press Release: Oil & Gas Veteran, John Stude, Joins Citadel Advisory Group

Brings Decades of Energy Experience to Team Citadel Advisory Group, LLC, a Colorado based investment banking firm specializing in the energy services and related industries, is pleased to announce the addition of John Stude to their team of transaction experts … Continue reading

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U.S. drilling states, including Colorado, guided on handling quakes

New report describes, among other things, public-relations strategies for dealing with earthquakes related to fracking By Julie Carr Smyth – The Associated Press – September 28, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts … 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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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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Hyperbolic Decline

Wells extracting oil from dense shale rock experience “hyperbolic decline rates,” Pitts said by telephone. Shale Output Is Falling Faster Than Expected by Joe Carroll – Bloomberg Business – April 14, 2015 Shale drillers will see production drop sooner than expected … Continue reading

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