When WPX Energy drilled a natural gas well into the Mancos shale formation near Parachute a few years ago, it proved so productive the company called it “The Beast.”
Now that could be said of the Mancos shale as a whole, if recent estimates are correct.
The U.S. Geological Survey recently revised its estimate of the undiscovered, technically recoverable Mancos shale resource in northwest Colorado’s Piceance Basin sharply upward, to 66.3 trillion cubic feet, up from a 1.6-tcf estimate in 2003. And some industry representatives say the actual number is likely higher.
One driver was hospitalized Saturday night after a two-car wreck that left a sport-utility vehicle nose-down in an irrigation ditch outside Whitewater, the Colorado State Patrol said.
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A block of dinosaur bones is loaded for transport to Dinosaur Journey.
Biking scenic Steamboat Springs, GJ Rockies, Junior tennis tournament.
Bike to Work Day, splash pad fun at Lincoln Park, drone work for BLM.
City and county employees enjoyed Bike To Work Day with breakfast gathering.
Harlin Wall talks about a shipment of snakes delivered to airport.
First cars hold a special place in our memories.
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Somewhere after 40 miles, the lightning lit up the western Utah sky and the rain showered the … more
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DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters normally sprints out of the batter's box when he hits a ball well. He trotted to first and around the bases when he connected with a Shelby Miller fastball Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — Not so long ago, Colorado's Republican Party relished the chance to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in this presidential swing state. Now it's presiding over a primary featuring five second-tier candidates who are fighting just to make themselves known to deliver Bennet an opponent.
DENVER (AP) — Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters.
DENVER (AP) — Arizona's defense nearly cost it a win until Rickie Weeks Jr. came through with a game-saving play.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a consolidated group of lawsuits brought against the owner of the Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 70 others.
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — Lighter winds are helping firefighters make gains on a voracious and deadly wildfire in central California that has burned 150 homes and claimed two lives.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Until a new law was passed this spring, it was against the law in Ohio — along with many other states — for firefighters or paramedics to provide basic first aid to dogs and cats rescued from house fires, car accidents or other crisis situations. Only licensed veterinarians could do that.