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More crude oil is being shipped out of Rockies by train, despite more pipes

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – July 17 2015 As the amount of oil production from Colorado’s Niobrara field north of Denver has skyrocketed in the last few years, pipeline and railroad companies that specialize in shipping oil out of … Continue reading

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Despite oil slump, one energy company wants to add wells in Colorado

Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal – June 10, 2015 Bill Barrett Corp. is stepping up its oil and gas operations in Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin, with the Denver-based energy company saying Wednesday it would accelerate its plans to drill new oil … Continue reading

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U.S. shale oil output to fall in May, first drop in 4 years -EIA

(Reuters) – Oil production from the fastest-growing U.S. shale plays is set to fall some 45,000 barrels per day to 4.98 million bpd in May from April, the first monthly decline in over four years, projections from the U.S. Energy … Continue reading

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Colorado smashes record for oil production

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – March 4, 2015 Colorado posted a new record for oil production in 2014, with more than 82.8 million barrels of crude oil pumped from the ground — about 85 percent of it from Weld County … Continue reading

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OPEC leaves oil output unchanged

Saudis and their Gulf allies hope to put economic pressure on rival producers. By George Jahn – The Associated Press – November 28, 2014 VIENNA — Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold … Continue reading

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Press Release: Niobrara Completions & Well Spacing Congress 2014

Oil production in the Niobrara has almost doubled from less than 200,000 barrels per day in 2012 to almost 400,000 barrels per day in 2014, whilst rig counts have more than tripled from 20 to 70 in the same period. … 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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