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  1. $80,000 jobs hard to fill in America's red-hot shale countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Denver Post

    Five years ago, the thought of $55-a-barrel oil would have given Piotr Galitzine heartburn. Now it's keeping one of his steel-pipe shops in Houston open 24/7 and fueling a flurry of orders.


  2. The second coming of American oil shale is preparing to challenge OPEC againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Denver Post

    After a two-year downturn spurred by oil's plunge to $26 from $100, U.S. production is on the rise once again Pump jacks are seen next to a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom in this 2014 file photo. When the who's who of the oil industry met a year ago in Houston, Saudi Arabia's energy minister had harsh words for U.S. shale drillers struggling with the worst price crash in a generation.


  3. Oscars change their tune with "La La Land," diverse nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Denver Post

    History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars. The twin forces - Damien Chazelle's candy-colored love letter to musicals and a broad group of diverse films that also included Denzel Washington's fiery August Wilson adaptation "Fences" and the uplifting African-American mathematician tale "Hidden Figures" - dominated the nominations .


  4. Texas officials: 1 killed, 7 hurt in cheerleader bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Denver Post

    A woman was killed and seven other people were injured when a semitrailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school cheerleaders, authorities said Saturday. The small activity bus, which was carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleader sponsors, was headed home Friday night after a football game in Colorado City, Texas, when it was hit on Interstate 20 near Big Spring, said Iraan-Sheffield School District Superintendent Kevin Allen.


  5. Texas sheriff: 1 student dead, 1 hurt in school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Denver Post

    A female student died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday after shooting and injuring another female student inside a high school in West Texas, according to the local sheriff. "The shooter appears to have shot herself," Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson told radio station KVLF.


  6. Texas firm to buy Yates PetroleumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Denver Post

    One of the largest oil producers in the U.S. is purchasing a privately-held New Mexico company and some of its subsidiaries in a $2.5 billion deal that will expand its footprint in major energy-producing basins in the West. Company officials say the transaction will clear the way for the development of premium wells at low costs in the Delaware Basin that spans parts of West Texas and southern New Mexico and the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming.


  7. Bill Barrett Corp. to begin drilling in Denver-Julesburg Basin againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Denver Post

    Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp. will revive its horizontal drilling program in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, with plans to bring a dozen new wells into production by the first quarter of next year. Company president and CEO Scot Woodall, in a presentation at EnerCom's The Oil and Gas Conference in Denver Monday, said the company has found a way to drill wells at nearly half the cost and in half the time versus 2014.


  8. "Hell or High Water" delivers dusty, white-knuckled crime dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Denver Post

    If the best possible view into America's fractured psyche right now is through the windows of race and class, "Hell or High Water" offers another angle by looking at our schisms through rural, white, blue-collar eyes. This neo-Western works splendidly as a self-contained tale of loyalty, loss and redemption, with polished turns from a smoldering Chris Pine and spunky Ben Foster , playing brothers who rob a string of small-town banks in order to save the family ranch.


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