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Colorado Oil Production at 50 Year High
March 14, 2013 | Denver Post

In 2012 the Niobrara Shale helped propel Colorado to its highest annual oil production levels in 50 years.

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Colorado Oil Production at 50-Year High
January 30, 2013 | Denver Business Journal
New technologies and the Niobrara Formation have enabled Colorado to have the highest level of oil production in 50 years - over 40 million barrels.

Rising USA Crude Production
January 10, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"EIA estimates U.S. total crude oil production averaged 6.4 million barrels per day in 2012, an increase of 0.8 million bbl/d from the previous year. Projected domestic crude oil production continues to increase to 7.3 million bbl/d in 2013 and 7.9 million bbl/d in 2014, which would mark the highest annual average level of production since 1988." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration U.S. Crude Oil and Liquid Fuels report.

US Oil Production at a 25 Year High
December 22, 2013 |
The United States was producing over 8 million barrels of oil per day in early December. That is the highest level of US oil output in 25 years.

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