Niobrara News

News and Information about the Niobrara Oil and Gas Play of Colorado and Wyoming

By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press – January 10, 2019 DENVER (AP) — Heads up, oil and gas executives. New Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made it clear Thursday he intends to grant more local control in decisions about where and how … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: January 15, 2019, 3:20 am
Petition launched to urge Gov.-elect Polis to act Jennifer Kovaleski – – December 11, 2018 BOULDER, Colo. — Another measure to push new oil and gas wells further away from Colorado homes, schools and businesses could be on the ballot in 2020. … Continue reading ...
Author: RockPick
Posted: December 12, 2018, 3:46 am
CNBC –  Tom DiChristopher, November 7, 2018 Shares of oil and gas companies with operations in Colorado jumped Wednesday. Voters rejected a ballot proposal that would have placed tough restrictions on drilling in the Centennial State. Bonanza Creek Energy, Extraction Oil … Continue reading ...
Author: RockPick
Posted: November 8, 2018, 3:23 am
If you haven’t heard about Colorado Proposition 112 you might be living in a cave because it seems to be all over the media lately, mostly in numerous ads against the proposition.  For those few not familiar, it is a … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: October 14, 2018, 8:21 pm
Amy Harder – Aug 23, 2018 AXIOS Colorado’s candidates for governor from each party, speaking at an industry event in Denver on Wednesday, both expressed opposition to a likely ballot initiative that would significantly curtail oil and gas production in … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: August 26, 2018, 3:35 am

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Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 18 February 2019 at 2 pm EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully handed over projects for two Wärtsilä engine power plants installed in the Dominican Republic. The additional capacity is needed to meet the increasing electricity demand from the coun...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 18, 2019, 1:54 pm

The Gustav Knepper power plant in Dortmund-Mengede, Germany, was leveled by two controlled explosions on February 17. The facility had been closed for five years. The plant’s boiler house was brought down first. A 210-meter chimney and 128-meter cooling tower were leveled in a second blast, about...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: February 17, 2019, 5:29 pm

Harriet Monroe, the founder and longtime editor of Poetry magazine, was the author of a large body of poems that captured the essence of urban industrial modernity. Her 1914 book, You and I ( Macmillan Company, New York), contains two poems about power generation. The first, “The Turbine,” is an ...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:58 pm

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) appears to have snagged the lead in an intensifying competition in a mostly flat market for heavy-duty gas turbines of above 100 MW, but GE retained its lead both for overall installed gas turbine capacity and units in 2018, a much-watched industry ranking ...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 14, 2019, 3:05 pm

Pennsylvania, the nation’s second-largest nuclear power-producing state, is now definitively a battleground for nuclear power subsidies.  Last week, in two memos that were circulated in the state House and Senate, seven lawmakers signaled they would soon introduce legislation that would update a ...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 14, 2019, 2:29 pm

Fierce Telecom

Ido Susan, CEO and co-founder of the cloud-based routing firm DriveNets, hopes to use the first-round funding to upend established rivals like Cisco—to whom he sold his last startup.
Author: Joe Stanganelli
Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:21 pm
Companies deploying SD-WAN use over 50% more bandwidth than those who have not deployed it, IHS Markit found. Their bandwidth needs are also growing at twice the rate of companies using traditional WANs.
Author: Joe Stanganelli
Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:04 pm
MEF's long-in-the-works Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) Sonata API is nearing its first full-release date. LSO Sonata represents an intercarrier API set that purports to enable a "groundbreaking" level of automation for inventory management, pricing/quoting, ordering and customer experience.
Author: Joe Stanganelli
Posted: February 14, 2019, 8:18 pm
Pulling together its work over the last eight years with CORD, SDN and cloud, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) today announced its fifth reference design: Converged Multi-Access and Core (COMAC). The COMAC initiative was designed to unify the various access and core technologies over both mob...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:16 pm
Cisco reported stable growth and company executives described a positive environment despite a government shutdown and trade war with China. Cisco shares this morning vaulted $2.03 (4%) to a new 52-week high on the back of a positive earnings report.
Author: Scott Raynovich
Posted: February 14, 2019, 3:34 pm

 Ag Web

Author: Joe Vaclavik
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
Derek Martin has transformed a 6,000-acre farming operation from an input-guzzling leviathan to a profit-per-acre force.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:14 pm
Grain Markets Show Optimism As Trade Talks Continue
Author: Paul Georgy
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:53 pm
This week we’ll identify some of the issues the British vote to leave has spawned. The most important thing I have learned is nobody, and I mean nobody, knows what will happen next.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:00 pm
Will President Trump ever pull back on steel and aluminum tariffs?
Author: Pro Farmer
Posted: February 18, 2019, 8:41 pm