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Williams Energy had a tough road ahead when it moved to begin drilling on a larger scale in Garfield County, CO, state wildlife lands. The story has evolved how we hoped. Both sides are happy and the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife is happy that the levels of damage and impact to wildlife have […]

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Private E&P Companies May Sell Niobrara Assets

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 24, 2011

Drilling in unconventional plays requires a lot of capital, which means many of the private companies will likely sell before raising additional capital.  Several companies could be potential takeover targets. “The company estimates that more than 550,000 acres in the Niobrara play belong to small private companies that could potentially be available as acquisition targets. […]

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Independent Group Reviewing CO Fracking Rules

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 23, 2011

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has been very open when it comes to hydraulic fracturing, but in a measure to boost confidence the state is beginning an independent study. “Colorado’s oil and gas regulators are volunteering to have an outside group review the state’s rules on fracking, an extraction method that some people […]

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EPA Fracking Study in Five US States this Summer

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 23, 2011

The EPA Frack Study will include case review for hydraulic fracturing in Texas, Colorado, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, in keeping with the Administration’s focus on ensuring that domestic resources are leveraged safely and responsibly, announced the next steps in its congressionally mandated hydraulic fracturing study. EPA has […]

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Garfield County Oil and Gas Documentary

by Kenneth E. DuBose on October 5, 2009

A documentary titled “Split Estate” about the oil and gas industry in Garfield County, Colorado is in contention for an Oscar. The documentary highlights the struggles between surface rights owners and mineral rights owners. [Read More]

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