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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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Energy-rich Weld County leads the nation’s big counties for job gains

Mark Harden – News Director-Denver Business Journal Colorado’s Weld County, which has seen a recent surge in oil and gas development, enjoyed the biggest percentage job gain among 339 of the largest U.S. counties over the one-year period ending March 31, according … Continue reading

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Cirque Resources Spearheads Fort Hays-Codell Exploration in Northern DJ Basin

Corrected on September 17, 2014: Earlier version incorrectly referenced well completion in the Ft. Hays member of the Niobrara The Niobrara formation, deposited between 87 and 82 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous is composed of two structural units, the Smoky … Continue reading

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Bill to study health impacts of oil and gas dies in Colorado Legislature

Ed Sealover and Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal – April 29, 2014 A proposed law to launch a wide-ranging study of the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range is dead.  The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Colorado House approves study of oil and gas impacts

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal A wide-ranging study of analyze the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range has passed the state House of Representatives. It now goes to the Senate for consideration. House Bill … Continue reading

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