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Executive profile of Barton Brookman at PDC Energy

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By: Anne Cumming Rice, Greenly Tribune For most of his career, Barton Brookman has been well-acquainted with the oil fields of northern Colorado. And after 30 years, he’s still amazed at the ways the oil and gas industry uses technology to reinvent itself. “The Wattenberg Field has been revolutionized multiple times,” said Brookman, chief operating officer and executive vice president of ...

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Feeding the oilpatch has become big business

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The Greeley Tribune, Colorado Every week, the orders keep climbing. Cyle Lambert, the only man standing between a horde of oil and gas workers and their empty bellies in northeastern Weld County, has worked steadfast in the last two years to accommodate the growing masses. A recent order had him pencil in 15 cases of hamburger patties, 45 dozen eggs, ...

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Lario Oil & Gas gets $600 million credit

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DENVER (AP) — Lario Oil & Gas says a $600 million credit facility it has negotiated with Wells Fargo and others gives it flexibility as it expands in regions where hydraulic fracking has created an oil boom. In a statement released Monday by its Denver office, Lario said Wells Fargo and JP Morgan were the joint lead arrangers of the facility, ...

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Kansas Senate gives initial approval to bill ending renewable energy standards

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A bill repealing renewable energy standards for utility companies won initial approval in the Senate on Tuesday. House Bill 2014 would end the renewable portfolio standards, also known as RPS, that require Kansas utility companies to receive 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020. Sen. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, who carried the bill, contended that repeal was necessary ...

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Boulder leaders describe lessons learned during flood

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Sarah Kuta | The Colorado Daily, Boulder Even though Boulder leaders had planned for a different kind of catastrophic flood than the one that occurred in September, much of their planning and mitigation efforts paid off anyway during the five-day deluge. Boulder Mayor Matt Appelbaum and City Manager Jane Brautigam described the lessons they learned from September’s floods to more ...

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