American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river, about 692 km (430 mi) long, rising in eastern Wyoming and flowing generally eastward to the Missouri River in northeast Nebraska.
- n. a tributary of the Missouri River
“A 90 million-year-old oil bed called the Niobrara - estimated to contain two billion barrels, locked in shale that in past drilling eras was considered too costly to extract - laces down from southeast Wyoming and Nebraska.”
“The company said it bought the acres in the so-called Niobrara shale from Lario Oil & Gas Co, but did not disclose a price.”
“A group of 18 farmers, ranchers and settlers in the Niobrara area called the Niobrara Mutual Protective Association and the Chelsea Regulators, or simply the Regulators, formed under the loose control of”
“This year, Mr. Musante continues to see growth opportunities in emerging shale formations with high oil content, like the Utica in northeast Ohio and the Niobrara in Colorado and Wyoming.”
“The move follows Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s agreement in January to sell part of its oil-rich assets in the Niobrara Shale formation in northeast Colorado and southeast Wyoming for $1.3 billion to China's biggest offshore oil producer, Cnooc Ltd.”
“That spread was narrowed last week when the company agreed to sell a one-third stake in its Niobrara shale formation to CNOOC Ltd. of China for $570 million.”
“The two companies' pipeline systems are most tangled in eastern Colorado, western Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming, a booming area for drilling where producers target the prolific Niobrara Shale formation.”
“Associated Press An oil rig drills a well in the Niobrara Shale in Wyoming, one of the areas in which Devon Energy is selling a stake to China's state-owned Sinopec.”
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