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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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Longer Lateral Wells Push the Limits

Companies increasingly up their game in well length, productivity Drilling an oil well that stretches horizontally two miles from the well pad has become commonplace, but it wasn’t always the development option it is today. A decade and a half ago, oil and natural gas companies began pairing horizontal drilling with multi-stage hydraulic fracturing to […]

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