BLM to hold public oil meetings

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) White River Field Office (WRFO) will host two public open houses for the second round of Oil Shale Research Development and Demonstration (RD&D) leases. Share on Facebook

Oil and gas forum

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas forum will meet today, March 3, at Colorado Mountain College, starting at 10 a.m. The open public comment/question period will begin at 11:40 a.m. Tentative agenda items include: • State, Federal, county and industry updates on Northwest Colorado oil and gas activity. • BLM and USFS activity […]

Williams to increase Piceance production

RBC I Williams, which has the largest operation in the Piceance Basin, will add another rig in the Piceance by the end of the year, or sooner, as part of its effort to increase production in the next two years, the Grand Junction Sentinel reported Aug. 16. Share on Facebook

ExxonMobil donation gives Red Cross new set of wheels

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

Retiree honored…

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook