Uinta

Ultra Petroleum Acquires Oil Assets in Uinta Basin for $650M

Ultra Petroleum Corp. dipped its toe into the oil patch Monday, signing an agreement with an undisclosed seller to acquire oil-producing properties in northeast Utah, in the Uinta Basin, for $650 million, the company said Monday.

October 22, 2013

Report: Methane Emissions at ‘High Levels’ in Uintah Basin

Concerned groups like the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) are raising new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions concerns related to the North American natural gas production boom, citing a new paper on methane leakage in Utah’s Uintah Basin released Monday by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and University of Colorado.

August 6, 2013

Summit Buying North Dakota, Colorado Midstream Company

Summit Investments has agreed to acquire Bear Tracker Energy LLC for $513 million from affiliates of GSO Capital Partners LP and Bear Tracker Investments LLC. Midstream company Bear Tracker is focused on oil and natural gas in North Dakota and Colorado.

January 11, 2013

West Tavaputs Compressor Needs ‘Significant Repairs’

Bill Barrett Corp.’s Dry Canyon compressor station in the West Tavaputs gas field in the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah suffered extensive fire damage last week and will require “significant repairs” to return to service, the company said.

November 27, 2012

Fire Shuts In Bill Barrett West Tavaputs Production

A fire Tuesday morning at Bill Barrett Corp.’s (BBG) Dry Canyon compressor station in its West Tavaputs natural gas field in northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin sent two employees to the hospital and shut in production.

November 26, 2012

Fire Shutters West Tavaputs Output

A fire last Tuesday at Bill Barrett Corp.’s (BBG) Dry Canyon compressor station in its West Tavaputs natural gas field in northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin sent two employees to the hospital and shut in an estimated 88 MMcfe/d net.

November 26, 2012

Noble Gambles on New Unconventional Play in Nevada

Noble Energy Inc., whose exploration efforts are spread across the globe, on Thursday gave investors a peek at five frontier plays, including a promising unconventional find in an overlooked area of Nevada.

October 12, 2012

Commercial Services Begin at Wyoming Gas Storage Facility

Commercial natural gas storage services have commenced at the Ryckman Creek Gas Storage Facility in Uinta County, WY, and customers have begun injecting gas at an aggregate rate exceeding 230 MMcf/d, Ryckman Creek Resources LLC said Tuesday.

August 22, 2012

Wyoming Gas Storage Facility Takes Initial Injections

The first natural gas injections have been made into the Ryckman Creek Gas Storage Facility in Uinta County, WY, with Northwest Pipeline and Overthrust Pipeline supplying the first gas, Ryckman Creek Resources LLC said Wednesday.

May 10, 2012

Total, Red Leaf Partner to Test Oil Shale System in Utah

Red Leaf Resources Inc. has entered into a joint venture (JV) with a U.S. subsidiary of France’s Total SA to develop oil shale in the Uinta Basin in Utah.

April 23, 2012