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10,000 wells: Garfield drillers reach major landmark
However, some companies have chosen to focus their drilling elsewhere, in more liquids-rich areas. Bill Barrett Corp. last year suspended its local drilling program and also agreed to sell a minority interest in its assets south of Silt to Vanguard Natural Resources, as BBC focuses its drilling in areas with oil prospects. Antero Resources sold its Piceance Basin holdings to Ursa Resources Group II LLC as it shifted its focus to drilling in the eastern United States.
For Ursa and Vanguard, however, the sales presented investment opportunities involving a resource that they indicated they believe will rise in price in the long term.