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The partnership could serve as a launching point for continued growth in the region, analyst says.

Weld County, Colorado, rain, flooding, oil, gas

Logistical headaches created by road closures, safety precautions and the general difficulty operating in inclement weather hold the potential to buffet production volumes in the D-J Basin.

Noble Energy, Houston Energy Breakfast, Texas, shale, Permian Basin, Eagle Ford

The company plans to use the same concepts it developed in the D-J Basin for its newly acquired positions, in particular the roughly 56,000 net acres in the Midland and Delaware basins.

Niobrara Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Anadarko 1,160,000
Encana 850,000
Noble Energy 609,000
WPX Energy 581,188
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