Uinta Basin

Uinta Basin
Uinta Overview: Much like the Permian basin in West Texas, the Uinta Basin in Northeast Utah, which began producing natural gas and oil in commercial volumes in 1925 and 1949, respectively, has experienced a rebirth in recent years. Read More

Uinta Counties: UT: Carbon, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Uintah Read More

Uinta Pipelines (natural gas): Kern River, Northwest Pipeline, Questar, WIC Read More

Uinta Net Acreage Table: A table detailing the net acreage owned by various companies in the Uinta play. View Table


Ultra Negotiating With Creditors Over $3.76 Billion Debt

Executives with Ultra Petroleum Corp. said the company has so far been unable to obtain relief on debt covenants from several of its creditors. It is working on forbearance agreements with some of them to allow more time to restructure its debt -- all unsecured -- which currently stands at $3.76 billion. Read More

Sage Grouse Ruling Spurs Wyoming's Mead to Reform ESA

In the wake of the milestone decision by federal officials to not list the greater sage grouse as endangered or threatened, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead late Tuesday said he intends to pursue a regional initiative to reform the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as incoming Western Governors’ Association (WGA) chairman. Read More

Tesoro Logistics Expansion Minded With Rockies Focus, CEO Says

Coming off the closing last month of a $2.5 billion merger with Denver-based QEP Midstream Partners LP, Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) is still looking for more acquisitions in the West, expanding in both the Pinedale and Uinta plays, and waiting for producers to seek more gas-gathering infrastructure in the Bakken. Read More

Long-Stalled Uinta Drilling Plan Gets New Life in Court Order

A natural gas development plan for the Uinta Basin in Northeast Utah by Denver-based Gasco Energy Inc. was given new life earlier this month when a federal district judge rejected claims by three environmental groups challenging the plan's approval by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) three years ago. Read More


Uinta Basin Gallery

A gallery of all of the images related to the Uinta basin.