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2011-07-20 15:40:00

HOUSTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today provided a comprehensive update on its Uinta Basin oil development programs. The update follows the May 2011 closing of two acreage acquisitions for approximately $300 million. Combined, the two transactions added approximately 70,000 net acres. Newfield today owns interest in approximately 250,000 net acres in the Uinta Basin where its average working interest is more than 70%. Multiple oil-productive...

2010-04-12 06:13:00

HOUSTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced its Board of Directors has approved a capital budget of $16.1 million to drill additional wells in the Lower Green River and Upper Wasatch formations, south of the Altamont-Bluebell oil field in Utah's Uintah Basin in Duchesne County based on the results to date of the Bar F 1-20-3-2 well. The Board also approved additional development drilling in the shallow Green River formation in the...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Branta LLC (privately held) today reported that Branta Exploration & Production LLC (Branta) completed the drilling and initial testing of nine highly successful oil and gas wells in the Uinta Basin of Utah from the Green River, Wasatch and Mesaverde formations which exceeded management's expectations. Branta has established three foundational oil and natural gas opportunities in the Uinta Basin of Utah: Altamont-Bluebell Potential Major...

2008-09-26 12:00:31

The President of Creston, Mr. Brian R. Jones is pleased to report, "At the end of 2nd quarter 2008, average daily field crude oil production was up from the 1st quarter average daily field crude oil production. This five percent increase in production along with the higher international crude oil price gave Creston Resources Ltd. an increase in production revenues. That revenue allowed management to add some much needed resources to the Roosevelt, Utah field operations office. These...

2008-08-14 09:01:14

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News If TriCounty Health Department director Joseph Shaffer had his way, the good people in his Uinta Basin area -- and, indeed, in other small towns and rural areas -- would invest their charitable dollars in their own community first, before giving to statewide or national charities. There's a lot of need in their own backyards. And he's noticed, he says, that "once it's donated to a national organization, it has a tendency to leave the area and not come...

2008-08-07 06:00:41

Vana Blue, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VBLU), has signed an agreement with Native Express, Inc. (an Oil and Gas Exploration Company located in Duchene County, Utah) to develop oil and gas resources in one of the largest oil producing areas of the prolific Uinta Basin. The agreement includes the rights to develop acres within the Altamont-Bluebell trend area. Altamont-Bluebell field is expected to produce 260 million barrels of oil and 378 billion cubic feet of gas from the Green River and...

2008-07-19 12:00:28

Authorities in eastern Utah are bracing for the possibility of flash flooding in an area devastated by a deadly fire last year. The U.S. Forest Service said this week that flooding has been reported near the site of the Neola North fire, which killed three people in June 2007. A spokesman for the Ashley National Forest said flooding has been reported downstream in Bacon Park and at private residences along the river corridor. The National Weather Service has installed a temporary weather...

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Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

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