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Air Energi Targets Shale with Opening of Denver Office

Led by seasoned recruitment professional Doug Thorner, the office is Air Energi’s seventh location in North America and will support the Rocky Mountain Region and the West including Colorado, North Dakota, Wyoming and California.

18Apr2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Colorado Energy Group on Fracking: ‘We Just Point to the Science’

“We point to academic or scientific studies that have been done that either explain why water can be lit on fire. In most cases, it’s naturally occurring. It’s been happening for a very long time. People in the areas are very aware of it, but it’s sensational, and it gets people’s attention.”

8Apr2014 | | 2 comments | Continued
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Critics Say Outdated Oil and Gas Royalty Rate Costing Colorado Millions

Every year, the Obama administration pushes to raise the royalty rate on onshore oil-and-gas production, looking to channel more of the profits from extraction on public lands to federal and state coffers. The efforts have been unsuccessful. Today’s 12.5 percent rate hasn’t changed since the 1920s. Analysts say that low rate has cost Colorado taxpayers an estimated $300 million since Obama took office in 2008.

2Dec2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Study Points Out Oil and Gas Industry Impact
on Colorado

“The state is reaping the economic benefits of increased production while lessening the environmental impact of development. Plus, with the increased use of natural gas, the U.S. is witnessing the lowest carbon emissions in 20 years –
all of which is great news.”

1Nov2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Front Range Smog Complicates Push for Oil and Gas Industry Air Rules

Smog along Colorado’s Front Range is thickening again, exceeding federal standards, and government-backed scientists say the oil and gas boom is partly to blame. If the industry expands, scientists at a conference this week said, air quality probably will deteriorate.

25Oct2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Editorial: Obama EPA Debunks Activists Who Played Politics with Tragic Floods

Comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the recovery and clean-up efforts following Colorado’s historic floods directly contradict the fear mongering of environmental activists who have played politics with this tragedy since the beginning.

8Oct2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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State Says Fracking Operations Not
Impacted by Flooding

Colorado Department of Natural Resources head Mike King says the flood’s impact was enormous, but narrow. “Putting that in context of the volume, the amount of oil and gas would’ve been less than a half second worth of volume,” he said.

30Sep2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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CU Study:Oil and Gas Industry Key to Colorado’s Economic Health and Stability

Assessment of Oil and Gas Industry 2012: Industry Economic and Fiscal Contributions in Colorado found that in 2012 the oil and gas energy industry pumped $29.6 billion into the state economy, supporting more than 110,000 high paying jobs.

20Aug2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Wildfires in the Oilfield

Not surprisingly, wildfires are a constant threat in Colorado, with more than 23 million acres of the state being covered by forest.With an increasing amount of energy development taking place in forested areas and new threats emerging, the state’s oil and gas industry takes a proactive approach.

19Aug2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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From the Corner Office: Examining Workforce Challenges and Solutions in the Oil and Gas Industry

Companies will need to assess their workforce infrastructure to fully capitalize on the growth opportunity. In Colorado, the forecast is for nearly a
90 percent increase in employment for the state’s O&G industry from 2011 to 2021.

12Aug2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Denver Named #3 Oil and Gas City in the World

Only two areas in the entire world beat out the Mile High City for the brightest future for oil and gas industry careers, according to a new survey by Rigzone. In addition, unconventional oil and gas activity statewide created
77,600 jobs in 2012.

6May2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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The Niobrara Shale Drives State Oil Production
to 50-Year High

The 48 million barrels-level hasn’t been seen since 1960, according to state data, and its thanks mainly to the bounty being pulled from the Niobrara. “The Niobrara is the King Kong,” said Pete Stark, vice president for industrial relations at IHS, a Denver consulting firm that tracks energy.

12Mar2013 | | 0 comments | Continued


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