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ConocoPhillips digs into Aurora drilling and fracking controversy

By Rachel Sapin, Staff Writer, November 6, 2014 – Aurora Sentinel AURORA | Porscha Hicks-Plant squinted at the multiple layers of steel casing and cement that surround a drill pipe as it plunges thousands of feet below the surface. As … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips May Slow Niobrara Ramp Up

On October 30, ConocoPhillips held an Earnings Conference Call for their Q3 2014 Results During the call the the company’s EVP, Exploration and Production briefly mentioned the Conoco’s Niobrara operations a few times, but did not provide much detail regarding … Continue reading

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Niobrara and Codell Drilling Interest Spikes in Colorado’s Adams County

According to the September 2014 docket of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) there are petitions to approve spacing units to drill up to 24 Niobrara and/or Codell wells in 640 and 1280 acre spacing units.  The companies … Continue reading

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Bill to study health impacts of oil and gas dies in Colorado Legislature

Ed Sealover and Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal – April 29, 2014 A proposed law to launch a wide-ranging study of the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range is dead.  The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Colorado House approves study of oil and gas impacts

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal A wide-ranging study of analyze the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range has passed the state House of Representatives. It now goes to the Senate for consideration. House Bill … Continue reading

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Adams County denies permit for Colorado-Texas NGLs pipeline

Cathy Proctor Reporter-Denver Business Journal Adams County commissioners have denied a land-use permit for the proposed Front Range Pipeline, a 435-mile natural gas-liquids (NGLs) line between Colorado and Texas, because it passes through land slated for future development. The project, announced in … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips announces new Niobrara Sweet Spot and 2013 Drill Program

On February 28th  2013, at their Analyst Meeting, ConocoPhillps’ (COP) EVP Matt Fox,  presented the company’s plans for the Niobrara Play. The Niobrara will become a new core area for Conoco.  ConocoPhillips has quietly built up 130,000 acres of a very consolidated … Continue reading

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Chinese company acquires stake in Carrizo’s Niobrara acreage

Houston Business Journal by Olivia Pulsinelli – October 26, 2012 Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (Nasdaq: CRZO) will form a new joint venture in Colorado’s Niobrara shale play with a subsidiary of a Chinese company. Haimo Oil & Gas LLC, … Continue reading

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