Category Archives: News & views

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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Read the Trades? Industry Publication Readership Survey

Industry Publications Still Valued Amid Shifting Media Landscape It’s no secret the publishing business, especially the newspaper business, is under tremendous stress. The news industry faces, on one hand, growing pressure from the demanding investors that now own many media companies and on the other, shrinking advertising revenue and internet giants that dominate page-clicks and […]

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Growth Returns to DJ Basin

Publication: Greeley Tribune, Energy Pipeline Issue: December 2017 By Dan Larson Improving efficiencies allow companies to breakeven at lower oil prices Across the DJ Basin, oilfield activity has returned although not to the frenetic levels seen five years ago. Facing increased competition for its share of huge but oversupplied market, the DJ will likely maintain […]

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Digital Oilfield Finally Comes Together

Publication: Greeley Tribune, Energy Pipeline Issue: November 2017 By Dan Larson The Digital Oilfield Finally Comes Together Technology that monitors and controls oilfield equipment is nothing new and now it is finally fulfilling its promise to fully automate and connect an entire field with operations offices. At the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit in Denver this […]

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Pleased to Announce

I am pleased to announce that beginning in September, I will be writing a column for Energy Pipeline magazine published monthly by the Greeley Tribune. Appearing under the banner “Industry Insights,” the column will provide a clear, unbiased look at the energy industry from the perspective of a Colorado resident who has experienced and understands […]

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