With EOG Resources’ (ticker: EOG) 2010 announcement of the Jake 2-01H well flowing a peak rate of 1,558 BOPD, the horizontal Niobrara was established in the Wattenberg Field in Northern Colorado.

But a new area in Northern Colorado is attracting new horizontal Niobrara activity thanks to a few recent gushers. EE3 LLC’s Hebron #3-12H flowed approximately 1,054 barrels of oil in a 24-hour test period, with 400 pounds per square inch flowing casing pressure on a 48/64th-inch choke.

EE3 (Ellora Energy 3) is an independent oil and gas exploration ...

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