Schrute Farms

Horizontal drilling is complete. Completions activities will start in August. 

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DB Farms

Horizontal drilling is underway and is expected to finish in early August.

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We will start pad construction in August 2022.

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We will start pad construction in August 2022.

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Paul and Charlene Nelson

Charlene Nelson: We will begin drilling operations in late June and finish in early August. 

Paul Nelson: We will begin horizontal drilling operations in early July and finish in November. 

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Locations in Planning and Permitting

Swartz, Berry Farms, and Camenisch

We are working through the permitting process with Weld County and the State. Weld County approved the Berry Farms permit on June 9th. The Swartz and Camenish pads are scheduled for June 30th.

We will provide additional updates as they become available.

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Wardell, Moser, and REI

We are working through the initial Weld County permitting process and will post updates as the situations change.

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Rainbow and Blue Chip Pads

We are working through the City of Greeley permitting process and will post updates in the coming weeks.

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Coming Soon!

Locations Previously Developed

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Project Updates

Below you will find the latest updates for projects in development and permitting. You can find more information about the different phases of development under Oil and Gas 101.  If you have additional questions, please reach out to us on the Oxy Response Line. Operational timeframes are impacted by various factors and are subject to change; we will keep you updated via this web page

Locations under Development

Well Maintenance

State 30-16 Well

As part of the work to address the impacts near the State 30-16 well, a workover rig is on location to perform remediation. In early July, we installed panels around the project area to avoid any noise or light impacts to the surrounding community. At this time, we believe that the workover rig will be on-site at least through the end of August. As work progresses, we commit to providing frequent updates to state and local government, the school district, and to the community.


Our evaluation and testing continue to show no risk to the health, safety, and welfare of the community and environment. In addition, there are no detectable impacts beyond the fenced project area. Since we began air monitoring in August 2021, there’s been no instance where levels approached the Health Guidance Value. Additionally, no methane has been detected at the surface. We will continue to post project updates and air monitoring reports at 


Background: Last year, our teams detected methane in an isolated, below-ground area near the recently retired State 30-16 well approximately 5 feet below the surface. We notified the appropriate local and state entities and took the following safety measures:

·         installed continuous air monitoring,

·         placed a fence around the location, and

·         added additional subsurface sampling points for further testing.

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