Noble Energy

8:13am

Tue June 24, 2014
Oil and Gas

Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers

As seen from the Poudre Trail, the tanks at the well site, and site of the spill, at the end of Weld County Road 23, June 24, 2014.
Jim Hill KUNC

After a Noble Energy storage tank that spilled 178 barrels -- about 7,500 gallons -- of oil into the Poudre River was discovered June 20, questions arose about how vulnerable some oil and gas facilities are to flood damage.

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has estimated [.pdf] that "more than 5,900 oil and gas wells lie within 500 feet of a Colorado waterway that is substantial enough to be named."

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6:30am

Wed June 11, 2014
Energy & Politics

Colorado At The Epicenter Of A Political Fracking Fight

Screencap of an ad by the industry-funded group Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development.
Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development

Colorado is quickly becoming ground zero for a political war over the future of hydraulic fracturing. Political spending both for and against potential anti-fracking ballot measures is already washing over the state.

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7:40am

Fri September 6, 2013

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.

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10:33pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Energy

Fort Collins Rejects Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium

Fort Collins resident James Sack advocates in favor of a moratorium on oil and gas permits. City Council decided against the ban, but will still study the issue.
Grace Hood

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