Tag Archives: Colorado Springs

Ultra Petroleum Suspends Niobrara Exploration Program

Ultra Petroleum reported on February 15th 2013 at its Q4 2012 Earnings Conference Call, that it’s Niobrara drilling results from El Paso County near Colorado Springs were disappointing.  The company reported that core and log data indicate the presence of oil in the … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs OKs drilling despite fracking fears

7 News – Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado’s second-largest city has signed off on oil and gas drilling regulations in city limits. The Colorado Springs city council decision Tuesday came after a spirited debate from environmental … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs next front in fracking war

The Associated Press – November 27, 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The next front in the Colorado battle over oil and gas fracking is Colorado Springs. That’s where critics of the drilling practice are protesting Tuesday in search of more curbs on … Continue reading

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Still months to go for Colorado Springs oil and gas rules

June 04, 2012 – The Gazette Colorado Springs’ oil and gas committee agreed Monday to recommend areas for the city to regulate, but there are still several steps and months of work ahead before actual recommendations are adopted and companies … Continue reading

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By Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal – Jan 13, 2012 A move by local governments to temporary ban oil and gas operations along the Front Range doesn’t have the industry alarmed yet, as long as local officials ultimately follow … Continue reading

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Ultra seeks OK to drill for oil, gas inside Colorado Springs city limits

By Barbara Cotter and Daniel Chacon – The Gazette Ultra Resources Inc., the Houston-based company that bought 18,000 acres of the Banning Lewis Ranch in October, filed permits with the state last week to drill two wells on the sprawling … Continue reading

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Ultra Petroleum to Drill Niobrara Wells in El Paso County this Winter

Ultra Petroleum is following the lead of other pure play natural gas producers to diversify their resource portfolio to include oil. Ultra Petroleum like other natural gas producers is leveraging their horizontal drilling technology expertise in eastern shale plays to … Continue reading

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