Aims leases to Synergy Resources; receives $13,000 a month
"It's another revenue source that will help keep us solvent,.. the kind of outside-the-box thinking that helps provide a safety net in the face of dramatic decreases in college funding from the state. " said Aims Community College president Marsi Liddell. ..The University of Northern Colorado and Weld County School District 6 in Greeley also have inked deals with energy companies." See: Weld County schools use oil, gas leases to tap into revenue streams - The Denver Post
The drill rig at Aims Community College, located at the intersection of College Drive and Aims Blvd.
What was once arable land like this,
unfortunately changed into this. Zoom in to the green arrow to see the change!
These are the nine storage tanks for crude oil. They each hold 300 barrels, which is the equivalent of 12,600 gallons.
The crude oil is collected and transported off site by truck
Resembling a slim pot belly stove this is one of four flares that burns off excess gas 24/7.
You cannot see with the naked eye, that these flares emit noxious fumes and VOCs,
but you can when you video record with zoom lens. Watch the video clip below.
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