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Facing Community Challenges with Ongoing Dialogue

Publication: Energy Pipeline, Greeley Tribune Issue: May 2018 By: Dan Larson Crestone Peak is charting its own course in how it works with local governments to develop the oil and natural gas resources that underlie the rapidly expanding suburban communities along Colorado’s Front Range. A privately held company, Crestone Peak holds about 51,000 acres of […]

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Noise Is Universal and Can Be Managed

Publication: Greeley Tribune Date: May 26, 2018 By Dan Larson Drilling and completing an oil and gas well is a noisy business. The motors, pumps and equipment all make noise, which neighbors usually consider a nuisance for the operator to manage. Lately, the oil and gas industry has made tremendous strides in reducing noise generated […]

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Call2Test Demos “ConnectComply” at NADCP expo

Attendees at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Training Conference, in Houston, May 30-June 2, can see live demonstrations of ConnectComply, the innovative smartphone app just released by Call2Test, the leader in random test scheduling for drug court participants. News Release: Call2Test to live demo “ConnectComply,” the innovative smartphone app that makes […]

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Kentucky Group Shares Winning Formula

As oil and gas activity slowly revives in Kentucky, leaders of the state’s industry trade group credits ongoing discussions with legislators, regulators and interest groups for its continued success in getting approval for bills it backs in the state Capitol. Publication: American Oil and Gas Reporter Issue: May 2018 By Dan Larson Although Kentucky’s oil […]

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Tennessee Oil and Gas Poised for Revival

Publication: American Oil and Gas Reporter Issue: April 2018 By Dan Larson Confronted by the immense volume of natural gas produced in the Marcellus, the energy industry in Tennessee faces a “new reality” as it seeks markets for its production, according to industry executives. Oil development has seen a modest increase in activity in parts […]

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Tipping the Scales: Balance Test Under Pressure

Publication: Greeley Tribune, Energy Pipeline Issue: April 2018 By Dan Larson Of the many avenues opponents travel to block or rein in oil and gas development, raising regulatory hurdles is a favorite. When Boulder County commissioners saw their series of drilling permit moratoria to be legally untenable, they approved a series of regulatory barriers and […]

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Colorado Tightens Flowline Regs

Publication: American Oil & Gas Reporter Issue: March 2018 By Dan Larson | In February, the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission expanded regulations to include regular integrity management surveys of on- and off-location flowlines, crude oil transfer lines and produced water lines. The commission also increased a mill levy on production to help fill […]

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Plastics Pack Stronger Punch

Plastics Innovations Publication: Lightweighting World Issue: January-February 2018 By Dan Larson | The automotive industry is charging ahead into a new era, and lightweighting concepts and materials are providing the fuel. Just around the corner is a world where self-driving cars are efficiently powered by hybrid power plants that integrate electric motors into internal-combustion engine […]

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