Tag Archives: Natural Gas

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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Research planes to study Western gas emissions

By Gloria Dickie – Daily Camera – March 23, 2015 BOULDER — Boulder-based scientists will launch a study Monday to determine how gas emissions from shale oil and natural gas basins in the western United States affect air quality. Using more … Continue reading

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WPX Energy hits pause button in Colorado natural gas field

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – January 26, 2015 Low oil prices aren’t the only source of problems in Colorado’s energy industry. Dropping natural gas prices are also leading some energy companies to cut back in the state. Tulsa, Oklahoma-based WPX … Continue reading

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Domestic oil production surges in last part of year despite tumbling prices

by Adam Wilmoth – December 24, 2014 Oil production in recent weeks has blown past 1985 highs, but that trend is likely to change soon as companies are beginning to announce plans to cut their 2015 drilling budgets. Continental Resources Inc., … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan’s Buyout Deal Includes Niobrara Assets

In an article at FuelFix by Collin Ean – August 10, 2014,  Kinder Morgan to unite a house divided in $44 billion deal, it was reported that Houston-based Kinder Morgan said Sunday it is planning to buy out three companies it … Continue reading

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WPX Energy Advancing Their Piceance Basin Niobrara Exploration Efforts

During their 2nd quarter 2014 conference call, WPX Energy reported on their earnings and exploration efforts.  With respect to the company’s Niobrara Shale efforts, WPX spud two wells in the first half of 2014 – a horizontal well and the … Continue reading

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Pioneer Energy takes aim at unwanted ‘flared’ natural gas in oil fields

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – July 29, 2014 Robert Zubrin, founder and president of Pioneer Energy Inc. in Lakewood, has spent decades working on aerospace projects aimed at interplanetary travel, including more than 60 contracts for NASA. And he’s translated some of … Continue reading

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WPX to boost West Slope drilling

Firm to sink millions into Piceance Basin operation By Dennis Webb – The Daily Sentinel – February 11, 2014 WPX Energy said Monday it plans to operate an average of two more drilling rigs in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin, boosting its … Continue reading

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