Niobrara Oil shale

Wyo. To Open Books On 100s Of Oil-Gas Wells
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Petroleum companies and investors are about to get a better idea who has struck black gold and who might be in the red as a result of drilling into the Niobrara (NYE'-oh-BRER'-uh) Shale beneath eastern Wyoming.
The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is preparing to open…
Water Protection In Chugwater
The Niobrara Shale play is coming to the Chugwater area  in a big way.  A meeting to discuss the potential impact on water quality happened Wednesday night.  60 directional rigs are expected in the vicinity of Chugwater  by the end of the year. Hydraulic fracturing will be a part of the oil shale ex…