Niobrara

Industry Briefs

The LaSalle Pipeline — DCP Midstream LP’s project to transport natural gas from the Niobrara Shale in the Denver-Julesburg Basin to markets in Colorado and neighboring areas — has been issued a favorable environmental assessment by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. DCP proposes to construct and operate 11.3 miles of 12-inch diameter gas pipeline from its newly constructed LaSalle Gas Plant in Weld County to a proposed interconnect with the Colorado Interstate pipeline. The line would carry up to 230 MMcf/d. The company expects to begin construction on the project by November for completion by March 2013.

January 31, 2012

Rex Calls Upper Devonian Test ‘Encouraging’

Rex Energy Corp. said results from its first test well into the Upper Devonian/Burkett Shale just north of Pittsburgh are encouraging enough to justify additional wells into the formation directly above the Marcellus Shale in the coming year.

September 22, 2011

Industry Briefs

The Arlington, TX, City Council voted 8-1 to award Chesapeake Energy Corp. for its Bobcat 1H well on a site that is about a half-mile southwest of the Cowboys Stadium. The approval followed a public hearing and an agreement by Chesapeake to coordinate heavy truck traffic around events at the stadium and the nearby Rangers Ballpark, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. As many as a dozen wells could be placed on Chesapeake’s Truman site accessing the mineral resources of about 1,200 property owners. Some area residents had expressed concerns about traffic and pollution, but others at the council meeting said they supported development of their mineral rights.

March 29, 2011

Berry Petroleum Buys Gas-Rich Colorado Assets for $110M

Berry Petroleum Co. will pay $110 million to purchase more than 130,000 acres of natural gas-rich properties in the Niobrara fields in northeastern Colorado from J-W Operating Co. and other undisclosed sellers. The company, as operator, will have a working interest of approximately 52%.

December 7, 2004

Berry Petroleum Buys Gas-Rich Colorado Assets for $110M

Berry Petroleum Co. will pay $110 million to purchase more than 130,000 acres of natural gas-rich properties in the Niobrara fields in northeastern Colorado from J-W Operating Co. and other undisclosed sellers. The company, as operator, will have a working interest of approximately 52%.

December 7, 2004
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