anadarko http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Colorado Ground Zero For Political Wars Over Fracking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/colorado-ground-zero-political-wars-over-fracking <p>Political spending both for and against potential anti-fracking ballot measures is already washing over Colorado.</p><p>Colorado is quickly becoming ground zero for a political war over the future of hydraulic fracturing.&nbsp;Drill operations are pushing deeper into populated areas these days and some local governments and activists are supporting ballot measures that would give communities greater control over the industry.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:08:17 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 59684 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Colorado Ground Zero For Political Wars Over Fracking CO2 in stream, dead ducks prompt DEQ citation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/co2-stream-dead-ducks-prompt-deq-citation <p>Wyoming environmental regulators say carbon dioxide bubbling up from the ground may have killed six ducks and polluted a stream.<br>&nbsp;<br>The leak happened in an area where CO2 is injected underground to help revive an old oil field and boost oil production.<br>&nbsp;<br>The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has ordered Anadarko Petroleum to identify and control the carbon dioxide leak into Castle Creek in central Wyoming. DEQ also is telling Anadarko to monitor the stream's acidity until three consecutive tests show normal pH.<br>&nbsp; Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:11:30 +0000 The Associated Press 30764 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Company is still optimistic about Niobrara Oil Shale http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/company-still-optimistic-about-niobrara-oil-shale <p>Wells drilled in the Niobrara shale in southeastern Wyoming aren&rsquo;t producing nearly as much oil as some had expected. But Anadarko Petroleum, one of the big oil companies exploring the shale, expressed nothing but optimism at a Business Expo in Cheyenne Tuesday.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:46:22 +0000 Willow Belden 15109 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Company is still optimistic about Niobrara Oil Shale