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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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Wyoming Leads the Way in Sage Grouse Management

Publication: American Oil & Gas Reporter Issue: September 2017 By Dan Larson Wyoming is leading the way in sorting through the complex and controversial issue of species management for the sage grouse and regulators around the country are recognizing the effort, according to speakers at the state’s annual convention in Casper in August. The two-day […]

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Revised Indiana Regulations Near Approval

Publication: American Oil & Gas Reporter Issue: Sept. 2017 By Dan Larson An extensive rewrite of Indiana’s oil and natural gas regulations is due for approval later this year and while operators have raised questions, for the most part the revisions are not seen as causing undue burdens, says the leader of the state’s industry […]

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Weld Oil Production Rebounds

The number of barrels of oil produced from wells in Weld County and across the DJ Basin declined last year compared to the 2015 milestone, but the production drop was not steep and has since leveled off, according to recent figures from the state’s database. The forecast for this year indicates that steadying prices and […]

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