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Weld prosecutor Ken Buck elected to Congress

GREELEY, Colo. — Weld County Republican Ken Buck has won the open race in Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. Buck defeated Democrat Vic Meyers. The 4th district includes the Eastern Plains and runs the length of the state from Wyoming to New Mexico. Buck will succeed Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of Yuma, who withdrew to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. Buck’s ...

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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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Fracking related traffic deaths a growing concern

Two Pennsylvania legislators are calling for a summit on truck safety after a string of traffic accidents involving vehicles related to Marcellus Shale production, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. Sen. Tim Solobay and Rep. Pam Snyder say they’ve been hearing an increasing amount of complaints about trucks travelling back and forth from drilling sites. Although truck safety has been ...

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EnerJex Resources acquires acreage in Weld County

EnerJex Resources, Inc. has announced the acquisition of leasehold interests covering 4,040 gross (3,945 net) acres in Weld County. EnerJex Resources is an independent exploration and production company that focuses solely on acquiring and developing oil and natural gas properties in the Rocky Mountain and Mid-Continent regions of the country. Related: Injection well demand outpaces capacity in Weld County The acreage ...

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Weld County rancher works around oil, gas drilling

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. The spurs jangle with each step Art Guttersen makes as he strides across the sandy ground of his ranch to the green grass growing around his home south of Kersey. Coming in from his morning ride to doctor and move cattle, Guttersen heads straight for the pungent morning coffee he slugs straight from ...

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