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DJ Basin Challenges Impacting Drilling Decisions

February 8, 2019 |
The DJ Basin continues to face both regulatory and midstream challenges. In November, Colorado voters rejected a ballot initiative to increase well setbacks. Now, a lawsuit arguing Colorado’s forced pooling statute is unconstitutional further mires the outlook for development in...
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Fayetteville: Under New Ownership

October 11, 2018 |
After peaking in late 2012, production in the Fayetteville has been in steady decline, and thus tends not to receive as much attention compared to more active regions. However, recent large shakeups to ownership in the Fayetteville makes revisiting...
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DJ Basin: Is the Future Setback?

July 17, 2018 |
Over the past few years as the importance of shale hydrocarbons in the US has risen, a number of state and local governments have attempted to increase their involvement in oversight of US hydrocarbon development. Examples across the US...
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