Niobrara Formation http://www.kunc.org en Niobrara Shale Formation Continues To Fuel NoCo Job Growth http://www.kunc.org/post/niobrara-shale-formation-continues-fuel-noco-job-growth <p>Drilling has been booming across the Niobrara shale formation, which covers much of northeastern Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. That formation is now estimated to be a third bigger than first thought.</p><p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:59:25 +0000 Nathan Heffel 37784 at http://www.kunc.org Niobrara Shale Formation Continues To Fuel NoCo Job Growth Longmont Officials Signal Support for Tougher Fracking Regs http://www.kunc.org/post/longmont-officials-signal-support-tougher-fracking-regs <p>City officials in Longmont are set to reconsider a retooled package of local regulations that could limit oil and gas drilling and the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing from occurring within the town&#39;s boundaries.&nbsp; Wed, 11 Jul 2012 17:38:44 +0000 Kirk Siegler 30293 at http://www.kunc.org Longmont Officials Signal Support for Tougher Fracking Regs Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing http://www.kunc.org/post/urban-oil-and-gas-wells-popup-across-colorado-number-permits-decreasing <p>Oil and gas wells have moved into urban and highly populated areas of Colorado &ndash; in some cases literally bumping up against residential back yards.</p><p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 06:05:13 +0000 Colorado Public News & Molly Sinnott 30063 at http://www.kunc.org Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing Noble Energy To Invest Billions In Weld County Oil And Gas Boom http://www.kunc.org/post/noble-energy-invest-billions-weld-county-oil-and-gas-boom <p>Houston based gas firm Noble Energy has formally opened its Northern Colorado Headquarters. The building signals the latest expansion amid the drilling boom taking place across the region, and another financial windfall for Weld County.</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 23:59:10 +0000 Nathan Heffel 27712 at http://www.kunc.org Noble Energy To Invest Billions In Weld County Oil And Gas Boom Tensions Flare In Colorado Oil Fields http://www.kunc.org/post/tensions-flare-colorado-oil-fields <p>Tensions continue to grow between the Hickenlooper Administration and landowners impacted by an oil and gas drilling boom along the Colorado Front Range.</p><p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:32:26 +0000 Kirk Siegler 24223 at http://www.kunc.org Tensions Flare In Colorado Oil Fields