Articles by Richard Nemec

Southwestern Gobbles Up 312,000 Niobrara Acres in Colorado

A unit of Houston-based Southwestern Energy Production Co. said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to buy about 312,000 acres in northwest Colorado's Niobrara Shale formation from Quicksilver Resources Inc. and Royal Dutch Shell's SWEPI LP (Shell Western E&P). The price was $180 million, subject to closing conditions, the companies said. Read More