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Spacing Applications Reach into Broadlands and McKay Landing, Anthem Highlands “Doughnut Hole”

On 7/13, Extraction filed 6 spacing applications with the COGCC which are currently scheduled to be heard on 9/11 & 9/12 in Durango.  In addition to the timing of the filing, another surprise was that the “South” spacing applications reach further south in Broomfield than expected. As you can see on the overview and detail maps below, Extraction’s “South” spacing…

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Crestone Peak Disregarding Broomfield Health and Safety Requests

When a surprise announcement was made at the 6/13 Broomfield City Council Meeting that Crestone Peak Resources had filed a COGCC spacing application within Broomfield, City Council members immediately expressed unease.  In seeking to place 44 wells on 4 well pads over 1920 acres north of Highway 7, how would Crestone respond to CCOB requests to include the health…

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“Post-Firestone, Front Range Cities Seek Oil And Gas Local Control 2.0” Colorado Public Radio

“Post-Firestone, Front Range Cities Seek Oil And Gas Local Control 2.0” Colorado Public Radio, Grace Hood, 8/3/17 Features pending Broomfield and Thorton regulations, along with comments by Anthem Ranch resident Kunta Hutabarat, Oil and Gas Update Committee member Susan Speece, COGA President Dan Haley, and Broomfield City Council member Greg Stokes  

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UPDATE – New Route For Pipeline Farther from Anthem Ranch

New Route For Pipeline Farther from Anthem Ranch The City has decided to reduce the size of the future drinking water reservoir so that Extraction’s proposed pipelines can be placed south of the Northwest Parkway instead of next to Anthem Ranch.  To learn more, please attend the Pubic Meeting of the Oil and Gas Update Committee on July 20,…

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Large Crestone Peak Resources Spacing Application: Update at 6/27 CCOB Meeting

Three square miles of Broomfield – it was obvious that the large size of the proposed spacing application submitted by Crestone Peak Resources to the COGCC surprised even the CCOB staff at the 6/27 CCOB meeting.  The teal rectangle on the map shows these three-square miles which are north of State Highway 7, south of County Road 8, and…

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Where were the oil and gas industry representatives at the Marble/Saine Energy Summit?

Senator Vicki Marble (R-SD23) stated that the goal of the Marble/Saine Stakeholder Energy Summit was “to have a full discussion” on “abandoned flowlines” and “statutory pooling” with “input from all affected stakeholders.”  Then why were the oil and gas industry associations not participating on the June 22 panel even though they were invited? As one of the homeowners in the…

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Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern- Daily Camera

“Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern”  – Daily Camera by Anthony Hahn 6/30/17 Broomfield residents may be interested in following what happens with our neighbors when “Erie officials in July weigh an emergency ordinance amending the town’s ‘public health and safety’ code to consider complaints against oil and gas odors.” In explaining why the…

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CCOB Will Not Protest Extraction Coyote Pad Spacing Application

Should the city of Broomfield protest Extraction Oil and Gas’ Coyote Pad spacing application before the 7/10 Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) deadline?  That was the question for which the CCOB staff requested direction from Council at the 6/27 CCOB meeting.  The majority of Council members said no, but there were dissenting opinions and interesting indications of…

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