Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says


Jeremy Papasso, Daily CameraSchlumberger Oil Field Services employees are shown in June working to change a perforating tool string before putting it into a fracking well on the Crestone Peak Resource Woolley Becky Sosa fracking location in Erie in June.
Crestone Peak Resources’ bid to develop 216 drilling wells along Boulder County’s eastern reaches could be realized as soon as 2019, company officials indicated Thursday.
A clearer timeline has emerged for the Denver-based operator’s comprehensive drilling plan — a thorough proposal to develop a 12-square-mile oil field near U.S. 287 and Colo. 52 between Longmont and Lafayette — since it first came to light in March.
The company will release an “information package” containing all “conceptual and preliminary” drilling plan elements — including a detailed map of where certain wells, pipelines and roads used to develop the oil field will be located on the site — to the public by the end of September,according to a schedule recommended by the Colorado Oil

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