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Governor, industry urge cautious hand in regulating oil, gas

DENVER (AP) — Collaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the governor and the president of an industry group say. Gov. John Hickenlooper and American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard talked Thursday about regulation, the future of the industry and the possibility ...

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Editorial: More productive conversation appearing between oil and gas industry and area residents

The debate about how to live with energy development operations has been a regular feature of this page and of discussions at public meetings in Weld County since hydraulic fracturing revolutionized oil and gas operations and brought a host of energy companies into the region. For a long time, the conversations felt repetitive, and the positions seemed intractable. But just ...

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Overheard at DUG Bakken-Niobrara conference in Denver

Every year, Hart Energy puts on the DUG Bakken-Niobrara conference in downtown Denver, where industry officials talk about economics, production and innovation in the Bakken region in North Dakota and the Niobrara region in the Denver-Julesburg Basin. The conference, held March 31-April 2 at the Colorado Convention Center, focused this year on companies finding ways to continue innovation and operation ...

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Great Western Oil & Gas Company buys wells in Weld County

Great Western Oil & Gas Co., has bought 14 producing wells and 816 net leasehold acres in the Wattenberg Field from an undisclosed seller. The purchase took place Jan. 16. The price was not disclosed. “This acquisition is a great example of our strategy to expand our holdings in the Wattenberg Field, particularly during the current period of variability in ...

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Synergy Resources kick starts its holiday shopping

Colorado-based Synergy Resources is now the proud owner of 17 non-operated working horizontal wells at the Wattenburg field in the Denver-Julesburg basin, according to Petro Global News. The acquisition was made by Synergy for a $125 million price tag. Ten of the purchased wells currently are in production, while the other seven are in the process of being completed. The ...

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Website to monitor water quality around drilling sites

Last week marked the launch of a new website that provides real-time information about water quality around oil and gas wells in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, according to a report by the Denver Business Journal. The project is called Colorado Water Watch and was developed by Colorado State University researchers. A monitoring tool is used to collect groundwater quality data from ...

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Weld’s top two drillers closing in on 300,000 barrels per day

Weld County’s top two drilling and exploration companies are producing nearly 300,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day out of the Denver-Julesburg Basin, which covers the entire county. Both Anadarko Petroleum and Noble Energy reported Tuesday they delivered record results out of the DJ, which also covers parts of Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas, in their separate earnings releases detailing the ...

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Midstream providers trying to keep up with demand

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The midstream oil and gas services industry is having trouble keeping up with production in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, according to a recent report by the Greeley Tribune. The midstream sector of the oil and gas industry includes the systems put in place between production and distribution, such as pipelines and other transportation from production ...

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