Piceance Facts and Figures

The fact and information sheets on this page provide background information on Encana’s approach to its operations in the Piceance and the impacts of our activities.

  • Colorado tax facts
    Did you know that in 2012 Encana contributed $22,000,000 (USD) in taxes in Colorado at the county, state and federal level? Learn how that breaks down in this one page fact sheet
  • Piceance completed well pads and equipment
    Discover some of the common above-ground equipment found in and around producing wells
  • Drilling and completions fact sheet
    What are the benefits of horizontal drilling? Why is hydraulic fracturing necessary? These questions and more are answered here. Also see how groundwater is protected during drilling.
  • Encana hydraulic fracturing fact sheet
    This overview of hydraulic fracturing looks at three common myths surrounding it.
  • Horizontal drilling fact sheet
    This one-page diagram examines the depths required to reach oil and gas deposits, the distance of those deposits from the aquifer and four levels of casing used to protect it.
  • Truck traffic fact sheet
    Want to know more about truck traffic during our operations in your area? See the average amount of traffic that is generated during each stage of a well.
  • What's in fracturing fluid?
    Hydraulic fracturing fluid is composed of 99% water. What makes up the other one percent? See in this diagram.
  • Life of the well
    Did you know that an oil and gas well goes through seven stages from geological surveys to land reclamation?

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