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Energy Pipeline: Executive profile of Frank Ingriselli of Pacific Energy Development

The Greeley Tribune Frank Ingriselli is expecting his company Pacific Energy Development to become a major player in the Niobrara play in Weld and Morgan counties. The president and CEO isn’t wasting any time moving in that direction either. His company recently bought an interest in 40 wells and approximately 28,000 net acres in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, including 2,200 acres ...

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Effort to grant Colorado communities more local control on oil and gas dies

By Kurtis Lee | The Denver Post An effort to grant communities a measure of control over oil and gas operations has failed to produce an agreement this legislative session, meaning about a dozen November ballot initiatives that would give Colorado towns and counties far more power over drilling will likely proceed. “Addressing Colorado citizens’ concerns about the impacts of ...

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Q&A about drilling and traffic deaths

Associated Press The nation’s oil and natural gas boom has taken an unexpected toll in traffic fatalities in states with intense drilling activity. Some key questions and answers: Q: What’s to blame for the spike in traffic deaths? A: The sudden influx of trucks used for drilling and other traffic running through communities that have not had time to prepare ...

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