Niobrara Formation

6:59am

Tue December 18, 2012
Business

Niobrara Shale Formation Continues To Fuel NoCo Job Growth

Kirk Siegler KUNC

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.

Read more

11:38am

Wed July 11, 2012
Environment

Longmont Officials Signal Support for Tougher Fracking Regs

An oil and gas well near a school on the eastern outskirts of Longmont, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

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's boundaries. 

Read more

12:05am

Sun July 8, 2012
Energy

Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing

Colorado had more than 6,000 active drill permits as of June 30, shown by the red dots.
Colorado Public News

5:59pm

Tue May 22, 2012
Business

Noble Energy To Invest Billions In Weld County Oil And Gas Boom

Governor John Hickenlooper and Noble CEO Chuck Davidson officially open the company's Northern Colorado Operations Center.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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.

Read more

5:32am

Tue March 20, 2012

Pages