Niobrara News

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

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 – Nick Cunningham – Aug 09, 2018 An initiative to expand the setback distance required for oil and gas drilling in Colorado just received a boost, potentially making the November ballot. The stricter drilling requirements could have significant implications … Continue reading ...
Author: RockPick
Posted: August 19, 2018, 2:27 am

Power Magazine

The power industry's trusted source for generation technology, O&M, and legal & regulatory news for coal, gas, nuclear, hydro, wind & solar power plants; power jobs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has significantly relaxed requirements needed to build new coal-fired power units in the U.S.  The revisions proposed on December 6 for performance standards governing carbon dioxide emissions from new, reconstructed, and modified coal power units respond...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:45 pm

In a move widely applauded by the power industry, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) that could exempt groundwater and ditches from regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA).  The measures follow other re...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:24 pm

Siemens on December 11 said it would lay off about 200 workers at a gas turbines parts and components service center in Houston, Texas, sometime in late 2019 or early 2020. A company spokesperson made the announcement Tuesday, saying the cuts are due to weak global demand for the company’s turbin...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: December 12, 2018, 3:28 am

The South Korean government has pledged 4 billion Korean won (about $3.5 million) to support a blockchain-enabled virtual power plant (VPP) in Busan, the country’s second-most-populous city after Seoul. Busan officials said they have selected a project to build a VPP on a “citizens-shared” blockc...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: December 11, 2018, 7:03 pm

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC, the Commission) took several actions in November to address impacts from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Tax Act). FERC had previously issued a Notice of Inquiry seeking comments on how to address the impact of the Tax Act’s reduction in the corporat...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: December 10, 2018, 4:39 pm

Fierce Telecom

Edge computing requirements are driving enterprises toward increased use of colocation services, according to a report by IHS Markit. While there are various methods for enabling low-latency connections to users at the edge, colocation services ranked highest among IT decision makers in North Ame...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: December 14, 2018, 5:06 pm
CenturyLink is trimming its workforce by approximately 175 jobs in locations across the 16 states that it serves, a spokesman confirmed this morning. The same spokesman said that CenturyLink decided to discontinue holiday bonuses for its employees.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: December 14, 2018, 4:34 pm
The widespread adoption of SD-WAN continues to impact the $40 billion market for managed business services. Technology enhancements, market consolidation and service expansion are the market highlights for 2018, and here are a few trends for next year.
Author: Lee Doyle
Posted: December 14, 2018, 2:58 pm
Orange Business Services recently added another SD-WAN customer to its roster: Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Retail. Majid Al Futtaim Retail holds the franchise rights to operate Carrefour retail stores in 38 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: December 13, 2018, 4:58 pm
Driven by enterprises and hyperscale service carriers, server vendor revenues reached a record high in the third quarter, according to a report. For the fifth consecutive quarter, server revenue increased by double digits while also posting the highest total revenue ever for a single quarter, acc...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:13 pm

 Ag Web

Sale price report from farm auction today (December 15, 2018) in Teutopolis, IL, including a rarity, a 2014 John Deere S650 combine. Sale by Schmid Auction and Realty Co.
Author: Greg Peterson
Posted: December 15, 2018, 7:28 pm
Despite China’s recent soybean purchase, beans still didn’t see any price action. Instead, the legume closed on Friday, Dec. 14, down 14 cents.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: December 15, 2018, 12:30 pm
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Author: Dan Anderson
Posted: December 15, 2018, 2:54 am
Here in the US, Christmas is December 25 and New Year’s Day is one week later. Chinese New Year moves around the calendar like Easter does. In 2017 it was January 28, while in 2018 it was February 16. For 2019 it will fall earlier, on February 5. It looks to me like with their New Year moving up...
Author: Alan Brugler
Posted: December 14, 2018, 10:32 pm
North Dakota's biggest rancher organization is walking back its opposition to a plan by Gov. Doug Burgum to expand a military training center.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: December 14, 2018, 9:56 pm