Piceance Basin

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Denver’s Bill Barrett Corp. To Sell Some Properties, Pay Debt

Bill Barrett Corp. announced several deals on Tuesday that will net it about $568 million in cash and help lower its debt.


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Western Slope Mudslide Still Unstable, Hampering Search

Rescue teams were searching Monday for three men reported missing after a ridge collapsed in a remote part of western Colorado following heavy rain.


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Encana Says Nucor Deal Will Boost Colorado Drilling

Encana says its new joint venture with the steel manufacturer Nucor Corp. could let it roughly double the natural gas wells it has in Colorado to about 8,000 within 20 years.


Pipeline Project In Utah, Colorado Approved

A proposal to build a natural gas liquids pipeline from eastern Utah to western Colorado has won federal approval.


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BLM OKs 2 More Colorado Oil Shale Research Leases

A baking soda company and an energy industry giant are the latest companies that have received approval to research how to economically extract oil from oil shale on federal land.


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BLM Draft Out On Piceance Basin Energy Development

With energy development still active in northwest Colorado, the federal government released a draft Wednesday for guiding oil and gas drilling in the Piceance Basin over the next 20 years.


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Shell Giving CSU $2M For Reclamation Research

A Colorado State University associate professor says there’s no strings attached to $2 million that Shell Oil Co. is giving the school to study how to reclaim land after it has been disturbed by oil and natural gas development.



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