Drilling at Northwest A and Fracking at Interchange B Puts Northstar Residents in Bullseye

Drill Rig Will Move Off Livingston to be Closely Followed by Fracking By Jean Lim In separate announcements today, the City and County of Broomfield relayed that Extraction will be drilling on the Northwest A Pad at the same time that they are completing (fracking) two additional wells on Interchange B. That puts the residents of Northstar Estates in…

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“Rocky Mountain Not-so High: Oil, gas wells drive down Colorado home values, reveals WVU research” – WVU Today

WVU Today, 11/12/19 After researching the impact of shale development on housing prices in Colorado, two WVU researchers stated that, “We find that shale development activity lowers housing prices, providing some evidence that residents in Colorado negatively value this activity.” This was “particularly for houses with private water and close proximity to the mountains.” Their research was just published…

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“Drilling, dollars & debt: Colorado’s oil and gas industry is leveraged to the hilt. What does that mean for the future?”- The Denver Post

“Producers still doing a robust business, but to keep up they’ve had to borrow. And with fewer willing investors and declining prices, that business model is being put to the test.” By Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post 11/10/19 Please see the data and graphs in this 11/10/19 front page feature article from the Denver Post by using the link…

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“Broomfield adds a new way to report health concerns potentially related to oil, gas facilities” – 9 News

“Broomfield adds a new way to report health concerns potentially related to oil, gas facilities” 9 News, 11/6/19 The City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) rolled out an enhanced public health concern form and public health nurse followup program this week. In response to reports from residents living near the Extraction well pads of nausea, nosebleeds and headaches that…

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Workover Rig Across from the Livingston Pad

Many residents questioned why there was a second smaller rig across from the Livingston Pad this past weekend. This morning, the City and County of Broomfield posted an announcement. It states that Extraction is plugging and abandoning Livingston 43-7 well for the next one to two weeks during daylight hours. The announcement also states, “This equipment could include an…

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Excavation Continues Near Anthem 43-6 Well in Anthem Highlands

Efforts continue by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to locate and repair Davis 43-6 well, a faulty plugged and abandoned well in Anthem Highlands that is under Graham Peak Way. The methane leak was detected in June during elevated routine soil gas measurements by the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB). According to a CCOB announcement,…

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Acme Pad Status Changed to Delayed by COGCC

On October 31, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) officially changed the status of the Form 2A permit for the Acme Pad to “delayed.” This is a newly created COGCC status representing that no COGCC decisions on this pad will be made until after COGCC rulemaking regarding SB19-181 revisions are complete. The proposed Acme Pad is in…

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Extraction Withdraws Livingston Boundary Well Permit After Protest of Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee Represented by Colorado Rising

Extraction withdrew its spacing unit and forced pooling applications for the 19th well on the Livingston Pad, Livingston S19-25-1N. A few days ago, Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee, represented by Attorney Joe Salazar of Colorado Rising, filed additional documents with the COGCC identifying due process violations committed by Extraction. On Oct. 9, Colorado Rising filed a claim in Denver…

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