Tag Archives: Horizontal Drilling

EIA: U.S. oil production growth in 2014 was largest in more than 100 years

March 30, 2015 – By PennEnergy Editorial Staff U.S. crude oil production (including lease condensate) increased during 2014 by 1.2 million barrels per day (bbl/d) to 8.7 million bbl/d, the largest volume increase since recordkeeping began in 1900. On a percentage … Continue reading

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Colorado oil and gas task force IDs legal, health issues as priorities

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – September 25, 2014 The gubernatorial task force charged with reducing land-use and local-control conflicts over oil and gas drilling in Colorado identified health, technology and legal issues it wants to examine. At their first … Continue reading

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Oil production in the Powder River Basin more than doubles in five years

By BENJAMIN STORROW Star-Tribune staff writer – September 16, 2014 Oil production in the Powder River Basin more than doubled over the past five years, the U.S. Energy Information Agency reported Monday, confirming a trend many observers had long suspected. Output in … Continue reading

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Oil and gas bounty from fracking leads to debate over exports, conference told

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have changed the nation’s energy supplies so dramatically that now people are pushing to export domestic oil and natural gas internationally, Gale Norton, a former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, said … Continue reading

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Niobrara Productivity Evident In Most Recent EIA Report

MARCH 11, 2014 – A report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: The productivity of oil and natural gas wells is steadily increasing in many basins across the United States because of the increasing precision and efficiency of horizontal drilling and … Continue reading

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper: Enhanced gas production is a must, but safegaurds critical

By Howard Pankratz –  The Denver Post – September 9th, 2013 Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday he welcomes the increasing production of natural gas in Colorado while holding the oil-and-gas industry, which is behind the upswing in production, to “highest standards” … Continue reading

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Noble Energy says it’s drilled Colorado’s longest oil and gas well

  Rockpick Tidbit: Check out Noble’s Q1 2013 conference call transcript at Seeking Alpha Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – May 29, 2013 In Colorado’s booming Niobrara oil field north of Denver, where oil and gas companies are drilling horizontal wells at … Continue reading

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Colo. field is touted as main driver for U.S. oil production boom

CBS News – December 27, 2012 (CBS News) GREELEY, Colo. – Despite rising gas prices, oil production is surging in this country. That has some predicting the U.S. could eventually overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest petroleum producer by … Continue reading

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