Tag Archives: Niobrara Play

Visualize Niobrara Production Data Interactively

A cool interactive website by Enno Peters, Visualizing US shale oil & gas production,  allows a user to visualize shale play production statistics, including the Niobrara, in many interesting ways.  You can view production/decline curves by formation/member, by year, by county, and … Continue reading

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Niobrara oil depends on railroads to get to market, say feds

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – March 30, 2015 About 64 percent of the crude oil produced in the Niobrara formation, the rock layer at the center of Colorado’s oil boom, gets to market via railroad tank cars, according to a … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Rig Count Continues Downward Spiral

Colorado’s latest rig count as reported by Baker Hughes fell to a new post boom low of 39 in the week ending March 20th, 2015.  The rig count in Colorado for the same week in 2014 was 61 rigs.  The … Continue reading

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Endeavour International Reports Commencement of Niobrara Drilling and Test in Piceance Basin

Endeavour International Q2 2014 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha – Aug 5, 2014 Excerpt follows: ” Shifting to our Niobrara liquids rich play in Northwest Colorado, the company has two projects with leasehold and drilling options totaling … Continue reading

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Southwestern Energy buying Shell, Quicksilver assets in NW Colorado for $180M

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – March 6, 2014 Southwestern Energy Co. is buying big into northwest Colorado’s Niobrara play. It’s looking to pump crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas from assets jointly owned by Texas company Quicksilver Resources Inc. and SWEPI … 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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ConocoPhillips Earnings Call – Niobrara Tidbits

On April 25th ConocoPhillips held its first quarter 2013 earnings call.  During the call and during questioning, ConocoPhillips’s Niobrara activities on and around its Lowry Bombing Range properties were briefly mentioned. The mentions confirm some rumor and hearsay about their activities … Continue reading

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