Tag Archives: Weld County

Weld’s top oil, gas exploration companies reporting increased fourth-quarter production

Sharon Dunn – Greeley Tribune – December 18, 2015 Weld County’s two largest oil and gas drillers have updated their production levels for the last few months of the year, noting increased drilling efficiencies without spending more money. Both Anadarko Petroleum … Continue reading

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BLM to auction Niobrara drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland

Cathy Proctor Reporter – Denver Business Journal – August 14, 2015 BLM to auction more drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland For sale to the highest bidder: Thousands of acres of federally owned mineral rights in two southern Colorado counties and in … Continue reading

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Toxic vapors suspected in deaths of three Colorado oil and gas workers

By Monte Whaley – The Denver Post – May 18, 2015 Joe Ray Sherman’s death on a Weld County oil patch last year was tragic but not entirely unexpected. The 51-year-old was diabetic and suffered heart problems. The native Texan moved to … Continue reading

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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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