Bureau Of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management is considering whether to offer 11 parcels in Bent, Kiowa, Huerfano and Weld counties for oil and gas development.
Environmentalists and energy companies are offering different opinions as the Bureau of Land Management re-examines its plan for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau.
Federal officials are looking at options for setting royalties for commercial oil shale development, including implementing sliding-scale royalties or giving the interior secretary authority to set a higher rate than a 12.5 percent minimum rate if it’s deemed appropriate.
Over the years, the former Anvil Points federal oil shale research site west of Rifle was busy enough at times that workers lived in 74 homes built by the government and three buses came by to take children to Rifle schools.
A public meeting is being held to discuss concerns over proposed oil and gas drilling around the Thompson Divide near Carbondale.
A federal judge is rejecting a 1995 Bureau of Land Management policy and saying the agency should disclose who nominates parcels for the federal government to be leased for oil and gas development.
The Bureau of Land Management says it won’t offer any parcels in the Dinosaur area in western Colorado at its oil and gas lease auction in May.
The Bureau of Land Management is deferring the leasing of 20 parcels in western Colorado’s North Fork Valley for energy development.
Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.
The Bureau of Land Management has posted its decision allowing Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk coal mine in Somerset to expand operations.