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Colorado county commissioners say they have enough local control over oil and gas

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal A “significant majority” of Colorado’s county commissioners assembled at a statewide meeting in early December approved a resolution saying local governments have sufficient authority to regulate, and collaborate with, the state’s oil and gas industry. … 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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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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Sovereign Energy LLC offers large block of Niobrara & Greenhorn Acreage in Southern DJ Basin

Land assets owned by Sovereign Energy LLC are currently being offered for sale through oil and gas asset broker, Meagher Energy Advisors, in a closed bid process. The Gold Creek Prospect acreage position consists of 47,103 Gross/34,043 Net Mineral Acres … Continue reading

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Douglas County to hold Fracking Pro-Con Talk on August 3rd, 2012

On Friday night, August 3rd from 6:30 – 8:30pm, Douglas County will hold a talk open to the public on Fracking Pros and Cons at the Highlands Ranch Library. A distinguished panel of speakers including David Neslin, former director of … Continue reading

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Douglas County aims for uniform oil and gas regulations

Rhonda Moore – OurColoradoNews.com Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 Douglas County Commissioner Jack Hilbert had a long learning curve on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force and he hopes to bring that lesson to the table for county … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Energy cancels some mineral leases in two Colorado counties

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post Nearly 200 landowners in Douglas and Elbert counties signed mineral leases with Chesapeake Energy expecting thousands of dollars in signing bonuses only to have the company walk away without paying a cent. After … Continue reading

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Arapahoe County Hearing To Address Draft Oil and Gas Regulations on Jan 3, 2012

On January 3rd, 2012 Arapahoe County, Colorado will hold a hearing to address oil and gas development in the county. According to the Arapahoe county website the purpose of the meeting is to seek public comment on their recently drafted … Continue reading

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