ExxonMobil donation gives Red Cross new set of wheels

Picture from left, John D. Estes, ExxonMobil Piceance external affairs adviser; Randy Bogart, chair of WCC’s Board of Directors and disaster response lead; Matt Briney, ExxonMobil Piceance operations superintendent; and David Hintch, executive director of WCC.

When a disaster strikes, the Red Cross Western Colorado Chapter promises to do what it takes to be there for those in need. Until recently, that included relying on MacGyver-like skills and a run-down emergency response truck better fit for the set of the Dukes of Hazzard.

Groups partner to clean up County Road 5

Natural gas operators, area contractors and county agencies will partner with numerous Rio Blanco County service organizations to conduct the fourth annual trash removal project along County Road 5 this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

ExxonMobil employment testing June 5

RBC I ExxonMobil will conduct pre-employment testing in Grand Junction on June 5. ExxonMobil Production Company has extensive field and plant operations in Piceance Creek. Opportunities exist for plant and field operators, mechanics, instrument and electrical technicians.

Retiree honored…

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Ken Hoyt, meter reader/warehouseman for Moon Lake Electric, retired from the cooperative after 30 years of service. He was recently honored by the board of directors for his contributions. He is shown with Grant J. Earl, general manager/CEO, and Tamara Vincent, board president.

ExxonMobil makes $41 billion purchase of XTO

RBC I ExxonMobil and XTO Energy, two of the energy players in the Piceance Basin, announced Monday an all-stock agreement valued at $41 billion, Exxon’s biggest purchase since buying Mobil Corp. 10 years ago. The acquisition — pending shareholder and regulatory approval — will result in creation of a new organization focused on developing sources […]

Emergency training includes simulation

MEEKER I Thanks to ExxonMobil, local emergency services, community and industry, representatives from Garfield, Rio Blanco, Mesa and Moffat counties received specialized training Nov. 13-15 on responding to major emergency and disaster situations.

Williams subsidiary get OK for gas pipeline

RBC I Northwest Pipeline, a subsidiary of Williams, has received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place its 24-inch diameter natural gas transmission pipeline known as the Colorado Hub Connection into service.

Williams’ Willow Creek plant at full power

RBC I Williams announced that the 450-million-cubic-feet-per-day (MMcfd) Willow Creek natural gas processing plant in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin has achieved full processing operations. The plant began operations on Aug. 7.

Meeker Energy Expo set for Sept. 23

MEEKER I John Harpole, founder and president of Mercator Energy of Littleton, a natural gas services, brokerage and research company, will be the speaker at the second annual Energy Information Expo on Sept. 23 at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

Williams buys $258 million in properties

RBC I Williams announced Monday that it has agreed to purchase additional properties in the Piceance valley east of the company’s existing assets from a private company for approximately $258 million.

Chevron donation

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RANGELY | Chevron USA recently donated $36,000 to Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) for support of its energy programs.

ExxonMobil makes $590,000 gift to Meeker School District

Jim Branch, ExxonMobil’s Piceance project executive, said the gift to the Meeker School District was an example of the company “investing in the communities in which we operate.”

RBC I As far as the Meeker School District is concerned, energy company ExxonMobil deserves an A+.