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Niobrara operator anticipates production values of 90% and higher

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media EnerJex Resources, an independent exploration and production company, has announced updates on its drilling and development activities in Colorado and Kansas. In the Niobrara formation EnerJex has recently tested a second confirmation well located on a different subsurface structure about one mile away from the well it had previously reported on. The test results ...

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Greeley businesswoman finds design niche in oil industry

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. In three short years, Jhenna Reed has taken her degree in graphic design from a basement office to a half-million company as the oil and gas industry continues to boom in Weld County. Reed, 31, started Reedesign Concepts in 2011, designing logos, signage, brochures, you name it, to print on anything printable, and ...

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Pipe dream: Front Range project gives Colorado an edge in natural gas liquids industry

Katherine Blunt | The Colorado Springs Gazette The Front Range Pipeline that runs through eastern El Paso County has positioned Colorado to take advantage of the burgeoning market for natural gas liquids. The pipeline, which began operating in February, is expected to become increasingly important as the state’s production of natural gas liquids (NGLs) continues to grow. Last year, the ...

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Wyoming unveils website dedicated to energy

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has recently unveiled the state’s new website, energy.wyo.gov, which highlights the state’s developing energy strategies. The website went live last Friday and was announced to the public on Monday. The site features an overview of Wyoming’s energy strategies and provides information and updates regarding various state energy initiatives. In a ...

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Time-lapse map shows fracking history

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Drillinginfo.com has created a time-lapse map of unconventional oil and gas development. The map spans 15 years and shows development in 11 American shale plays. The fracking craze begins near Fort Worth, Texas and quickly explodes into other areas of Texas as well as New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. Development of the Bakken ...

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New industry standards create open relationship between operators and impacted communities

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The American Petroleum Institute (API) has issued new and specific standards that will engage unconventional oil and gas operators with the U.S. communities being affected by development. Oil and Gas Journal reports that the new community engagement guidelines are similar to what already exists for railways and pipelines. In a statement to reporters on ...

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Wyoming: Cheyenne being considered for gas-to-liquid conversion plant

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The Wyoming Star-Tribune reported Monday that Cheyenne is being considered as the site of a new processing plant capable of converting natural gas into diesel fuel. Last month executives at Escalera Resources announced they were discussing the project with another company, Wyoming GTL. The Star-Tribune reports: Wyoming policymakers have long pondered how to lure ...

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