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Bill Barrett Corp. executive goes from rodeo to oil-gas industry

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. Several yards behind the Bill Barrett Corp.’s corporate offices in west Greeley, the massive soundwalls surrounding a drilling rig serve as a daily reminder that oil and gas is permeating a lot more neighborhoods. John Ed Singleton, superintendent of Bill Barrett’s DJ Basin operations, strides easily across the office, the rig peaking through ...

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Energy Pipeline: Study finds oil, gas industry has positive impacts to local governments

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. A new study by an energy initiative at Duke University shows that Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry has had a positive impact on public finances to date. The study looked at several oil plays throughout the country, finding for the most part that public finances have not been negatively impacted, though a ...

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Niobrara production continues to grow

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Although the Wattenberg Field in Colorado has been in development since its discovery in 1970, it continues to show promise for both operators and investors according to a recent article by the Motley Fool. The deployment of hydraulic fracturing in the area has led to a resurgence in profitability for companies like Synergy Resources ...

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Wastewater injections to resume Friday in well that caused Greeley earthquake; fines possible

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Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune A Greeley company whose wastewater injection well was linked to a 3.4 magnitude earthquake two months ago will be able to resume injecting after plugging about 400 feet of the well to keep water from flowing into a fault. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, announcing Thursday that NGL Water Services could resume ...

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Recent earthquake halts waste-water injection operation

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The Denver Post has reported that the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ordered the shutdown of an oil and gas wastewater disposal site after a second earthquake within a month was detected. The latest earthquake occurred Monday and registered a 2.6-magnitude. Just last month an earthquake with a 3.4-magnitude was detected in Weld ...

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Average rent prices reach all-time high in northern Colorado, statewide

The Associated Press As rent prices in northern Colorado hit an all-time high this quarter, Greeley’s average rate rose 12.6 percent over the same time period last year. The average rent in Colorado hit an all-time high of $1,026, according to a news release from the Colorado Division of Housing. That price is up from last year’s first-quarter average rate ...

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Negotiations continue on Colorado legislation regarding local control over oil and gas operations

By T.M. Fasano | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. Negotiations on possible legislation regarding local control over oil and gas operations are continuing between Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office and various stakeholders, but calling a special legislative session on the issue is still up in the air. Colorado House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Boulder, who has been involved in the ...

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