Latest Uintah County, Utah Stories

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...

2009-07-16 14:55:37

A man described by Utah authorities as Salt Lake County's Public Enemy No. 1 was arrested when he came into a courthouse to get married. Uintah County Sheriff's Lt. John Laursen said someone recognized Frank Paul Reyos, 27, when he arrived Tuesday at Ute Tribal Court in Fort Duchesne with the intent to marry a young woman, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday. Reyos, who is wanted on a no-bail fugitive warrant for aggravated robbery by the Salt Lake County Metro Gang Unit, was arrested...

2008-08-07 09:00:29

AAA auto club says that on Tuesday the average price for regular gas was $3.80 a gallon in the U.S. We are paying $4.19 to $4.09 a gallon. Our oil supply is from Wyoming and Vernal, not the Middle East. So why are we paying Middle East prices? The oil company big shots do not even bother to wear a mask as they rob us. Bill Finch Salt Lake City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-05 06:00:41

Pacific Energy & Mining Co. (PINKSHEETS: PEMC) today provided estimates of 30 possible drilling locations for both horizontal and vertical wells on its acreage in Uintah County and Grand County, Utah. Uintah County PEMC has an interest in 1,800 acres North of the Brennan Bottoms lease in Uintah County. This acreage contains twelve drilling locations on proved acreage for both vertical and horizontal drilling. The drilling spacing is 40 acres per well. These locations have possible...

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...

2008-06-28 12:02:33

Ute Energy LLC and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said Friday that they have formed a company to operate a gas processing and delivery hub for the Greater Natural Buttes area of Utah's Uinta Basin. The new company, Chipeta Processing LLC, owns an existing refrigeration-processing facility and is building a second cryogenic- processing facility that is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2009, Ute Energy said in a news release. Ute Energy is an investment of Quantum Energy Partners,...

2008-06-21 12:00:11

A 16-year-old Uintah County boy died at a Salt Lake hospital Thursday after being transferred in critical condition Wednesday following a swimming accident. Ryan K. O'Driscoll, Tridell, was pulled under water while swimming with a friend in the Steinaker Reservoir feeder canal, southwest of Steinaker State Park. Three employees of the Uintah Water Conservancy District heard cries for help from the boy's friend who was not able to give aid and nearly went under water himself. The UWCD...

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