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Noble gets a $7.8 million reduction in its 2012 Weld County tax bill

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – April 13, 2015 Noble Energy, one of the largest oil and gas operators on the Front Range, received an 11 percent cut in its 2012 Weld County tax bill Monday worth $7.8 million. That … Continue reading

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Nine big Colorado oil, gas drillers reel in spending, steady production

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – March 8, 2015 After a year in which dollars and oil from drilling rigs flowed freely into Colorado, the nine major drillers on the Front Range are slashing 2015 spending by 30 percent, about $2 … Continue reading

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Whiting Petroleum to run 3 rigs in Niobrara after 50% Capex reduction for 2015

February 26, 2015 – At the Q4 2014 Whiting Petroleum Corp. Earnings Conference Call, the company announced a Q4 2014 Production of 131,260 BOE/d Up 13% Over Q3 2014, Proved Reserves to a Record 780.3 MMBOE an Increase of 78% and a $2.0 Billion … Continue reading

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Weld County vulnerable if oil prices remain low, Wells Fargo warns

By Aldo Svaldi – The Denver Post – February 4, 2014 Colorado overall will fare better than other states in the oil patch if crude prices remain low, but the same can’t be said for Weld County, according to a report Wednesday … Continue reading

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Colorado county commissioners say they have enough local control over oil and gas

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal A “significant majority” of Colorado’s county commissioners assembled at a statewide meeting in early December approved a resolution saying local governments have sufficient authority to regulate, and collaborate with, the state’s oil and gas industry. … Continue reading

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Low prices don’t slow Weld oil/gas operators

Area ‘continues to be economic and profitable’ By Vince Winkel – Times-Call staff writer – December 13, 2014 Last week, the benchmark U.S. oil price tumbled below $60 a barrel for the first time in five years. That slide, which was … Continue reading

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Where are the oil and gas jobs concentrated? Study says downtown Denver

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – October 9, 2014 The biggest concentration of oil industry jobs in Colorado isn’t in the Front Range or Western Slope oil and gas fields. It is in the office towers of downtown Denver. About … Continue reading

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Niobrara Crude Production Takes Off

Sandy Fielden, RBN Energy  , October 2, 2014 Crude production from the Denver Julesburg (DJ) and Powder River Basin (PRB) plays in the Niobrara shale in Colorado and Wyoming is up 260% to 361 Mb/d since January 2012 and is expected … Continue reading

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