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ConocoPhillips may restart Niobrara Operations in 2017

At their fourth quarter earnings call on February 2nd, ConocoPhillips  – EVP, Production, Drilling & Projects, Al Hirshberg mentioned that the company may target a rig to operate in the Niobrara later in 2017. Also mentioned in an article about COPs earnings at Seeking … Continue reading

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Bill Barrett Corp. to begin drilling in Denver-Julesburg Basin again

By ALDO SVALDI – Denver Post – August 15, 2016 Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp. will revive its horizontal drilling program in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, with plans to bring a dozen new wells into production by the first quarter of next … Continue reading

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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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Encana, Erie reach agreement on oil and gas operations

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – July 23, 2015 Six months after the Erie Board of Trustees narrowly rejected a proposal to ban new oil and gas drilling in the northern Front Range town, the town has reached a new … Continue reading

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Nearly Half Country’s Frac Sand Comes From Wisconsin, USGS Says

By Rich Kreme – Wisconsin Public Radio – Friday, May 29, 2015 The U.S. Geological Survey has come out with new estimates suggesting that Wisconsin produced and shipped nearly half of all frac sand used in the nation last year. … Continue reading

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Get ready for another oil price dip: Goldman Sachs

Matt Clinch – CNBC – Tuesday, 12 May 2015 The rally in oil over the last couple of months has derailed a rebalancing of the commodity’s price and will cause it to weaken, Goldman Sachs warned Tuesday. (Tweet This) “We believe that … Continue reading

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U.S. Shale Fracklog Triples as Drillers Keep Oil From Market

by Lynn Doan and Dan Murtaugh – Bloomberg Business – April 23, 2015 Think the U.S. is awash in crude now? Thank the fracklog that it’s not worse. Drillers in oil and gas fields from Texas to Pennsylvania have yet to turn on the … Continue reading

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Wyoming oil and gas drilling setback increase heads to vote

April 14, 2015 – Associated Press CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming oil and gas regulators are set to decide whether the state should require oil and gas drilling to take place farther away from homes and businesses. The current minimum distance … Continue reading

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