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Ultra Petroleum Suspends Niobrara Exploration Program

Ultra Petroleum reported on February 15th 2013 at its Q4 2012 Earnings Conference Call, that it’s Niobrara drilling results from El Paso County near Colorado Springs were disappointing.  The company reported that core and log data indicate the presence of oil in the … Continue reading

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Ultra Petroleum Core Analysis Showing Mixed Results in Southern Niobrara

At the December 5th, Wells Fargo Energy Conference, Ultra Petroleum reported that the core results from three wells drilled in 2012 were showing mixed results. The core analysis contained full shale log suites, core and pressure data for the three … Continue reading

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Ultra Petroleum’s Niobrara Drilling Program Waits For Core Analysis

Ultra Petroleum’s horizontal drilling program in El Paso County, Colorado is on hold pending drill core analysis results from three wells that were drilled and cased earlier this year. The announcement that the core results are expected in November 2012 … Continue reading

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Colorado task force studying oil and gas rules

By STEVEN K. PAULSON Associated Press DENVER—Faced with conflicting duties between state and local governments over the development of oil and gas resources, Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking industry and government officials to come up with recommendations on ways to … Continue reading

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Colorado counties race to regulate oil, gas drilling

By Charles Taylor – Senior Staff Writer – NACO (National Association of Counties) County News Oil and gas exploration is coming to previously untapped parts of Colorado — like El Paso and Douglas counties along the eastern Front Range of … Continue reading

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Ultra Petroleum to Drill Niobrara Wells in El Paso County this Winter

Ultra Petroleum is following the lead of other pure play natural gas producers to diversify their resource portfolio to include oil. Ultra Petroleum like other natural gas producers is leveraging their horizontal drilling technology expertise in eastern shale plays to … Continue reading

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