Tag Archives: Colorado

Greeley charges impact fees on oil and gas development

Linda Kane – Energy Pipeline – February 22, 2016 For the first time in Greeley, local oil and gas companies are paying for their industry’s impact to the city infrastructure. The city of Greeley last year implemented development fees for oil … Continue reading

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Colorado anti-fracking measures: 1 down, 10 remain

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – February 12, 2016 A ballot proposal asking Colorado voters to ban fracking will be pulled from consideration for the 2016 ballot, according to a member of the group that filed the proposal in December. … Continue reading

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Energy company sells most of its Colorado assets for $910 million

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – February 9, 2016 WPX Energy Inc., Colorado’s biggest producer of natural gas, said Tuesday it will sell most of its Colorado assets to private equity firm Terra Energy Partners LLC for $910 million in … Continue reading

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Weld’s top oil, gas exploration companies reporting increased fourth-quarter production

Sharon Dunn – Greeley Tribune – December 18, 2015 Weld County’s two largest oil and gas drillers have updated their production levels for the last few months of the year, noting increased drilling efficiencies without spending more money. Both Anadarko Petroleum … 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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Interior Department decides fate of greater sage-grouse

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – September 22, 2015 The U.S. Department of the Interior said Tuesday that the greater sage-grouse, the subject of study and lawsuits for years, should not be listed as an endangered species “because of an … Continue reading

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Debt burden of shale drillers puts 400,000 oil barrels a day at risk

Total debt for many oil and gas companies has risen to 40 percent of their enterprise value By Bloomberg News – August 18, 2015 As much as 400,000 barrels a day of oil production is at risk as U.S. shale … Continue reading

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More crude oil is being shipped out of Rockies by train, despite more pipes

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – July 17 2015 As the amount of oil production from Colorado’s Niobrara field north of Denver has skyrocketed in the last few years, pipeline and railroad companies that specialize in shipping oil out of … Continue reading

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