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Anadarko gears up for horizontal drilling in Fort Lupton

FORT LUPTON — Oil and gas activity may be trailing off throughout the country, but officials at Anadarko Petroleum are gearing up to make their southern Weld County acreage more active than it has been in five years. Officials from the Fort Lupton city, along with economic development folks and energy industry advocates, celebrated Anadarko — one of the top ...

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Anadarko to begin horizontal drilling in Fort Lupton

FORT LUPTON, Colo. — Oil and gas activity is set to increase in northern Colorado as Anadarko Petroleum develops its drilling program in Fort Lupton as part of a much larger project in Weld County. The Greeley Tribune reports Fort Lupton officials and energy industry advocates on Tuesday celebrated Anadarko, one of the top two oil and gas companies in ...

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Oil and gas spill report for Feb. 2

The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the past two weeks. Information is based on Form 19, which operators must fill out detailing the leakage/spill events. Any spill release which may impact waters of the state must be reported as soon as practical. Any spill of five barrels or more must be reported ...

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McAda breaks ground on new facility in Fort Lupton

In an effort to provide faster service and greater efficiency for oil and gas operators across the Niobrara region, Texas-based McAda Fluids Heating has broken ground on a new 10-acre facility near Fort Lupton, Colorado. The beautiful city of Fort Lupton lies 30 miles northeast of Denver. The new facility is expected to allow McAda to provide the growing oil ...

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Valley Re-1 School District cuts its way toward cost savings, clean energy

SARTA CNG Fueling Station with CNG buses. (Photo: Jennagraber via wikimedia commons)

Tyler Silvy | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. GILCREST — A natural gas refueling station years in the planning and months in the building still isn’t ready for use, but that didn’t stop officials from Noble Energy and the Valley Re-1 School District from conducting a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday in Gilcrest. “I didn’t prepare any written comments, so I’m just going ...

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Road Trip! Anadarko takes journalists on a six-hour tour

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. Sometimes, it’s just good to get out in the fresh air and learn a little something about what we write. That’s what Anadarko Petroleum did for a group of journalists May 19 in Weld County. The company’s external relations team took a pack of writers — including a writer from the Washington Times ...

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Halliburton to start TV ad blitz to recruit workers

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune The oil and gas services company Halliburton will begin a television advertising campaign Monday to celebrate its employees and find new ones. The campaign is the first of its kind for the company in Colorado, and it will highlight the volunteer work that Halliburton employees do daily, especially during last fall’s flooding. Halliburton, which ...

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Communities surrounding the Niobrara play see huge economic impact

The Greeley Tribune The Niobrara shale play that is booming in Weld County is spilling over into neighboring communities to the west and having a big economic impact. Communities all along the Front Range – from Fort Collins to Brighton – are seeing sharp increases in the number of oil-related businesses and jobs. There are at least 30 oil-related companies ...

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