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Niobrara Shale

Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Steve Horn | Posted 12.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

By calculating the production numbers on a well-by-well basis for shale gas and tight oil fields throughout the U.S., Post Carbon concludes that the future of fracking is not nearly as bright as industry cheerleaders suggest.

Weld County Nears 80 Percent Of State Oil Output

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. -- Weld County is on pace to produce almost 80 percent of Colorado's oil output this year – again making it the oil-drilling cent...

EPA Looks At Local Formation As Case Study For National Fracking Investigation

The Coloradoan | Bobby Magill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency might use oil and gas development tapping the Niobrara shale formation near Cheyenne, Wyo., as a case study i...

Wyoming Oil Spill Hints At Niobrara Shale's Potential

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Word is out that a well in southeast Wyoming has tapped oil from the Niobrara Shale – not from a company news release or ...

Oil Companies Allowed To Tap City Fire Hydrants In Water-Strapped Cheyenne, Wyoming

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The same water flowing from faucets and shower heads in Cheyenne homes is being used for drilling oil wells. Two companies tha...

Oil Rush In West Sparks Worries Over 'Fracking'

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A well named Jake and a controversial drilling technique are fueling a Western oil rush, raising hopes for economic revival and...