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BLM To Auction Leases In Garfield, Moffat Counties

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to auction gas and oil drilling leases in Garfield and Moffat counties this August.

05/13/2013

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Skeleton Found In Mesa County Could Be Man Who Went Missing 20 Years Ago

Detectives with Mesa County are working on a new development in a missing persons case more than two decades old.

05/11/2013

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Parcels Nominated For November Oil, Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management is considering whether to offer 11 parcels in Bent, Kiowa, Huerfano and Weld counties for oil and gas development.

05/04/2013

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Sides Weigh In On Drilling Options On Roan Plateau

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.

03/30/2013

BLM Offers Options On Oil Shale Royalty Rates

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.

03/22/2013

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Door Closed On Oil Research Site Of Anvil Points

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.

03/09/2013

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Meeting To Be Held On Thompson Divide Drilling

A public meeting is being held to discuss concerns over proposed oil and gas drilling around the Thompson Divide near Carbondale.

02/27/2013

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Judge: BLM Must Disclose Oil, Gas Firms’ Names

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.

02/15/2013

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BLM Deferring Dinosaur-Area Oil, Gas Leasing In Western Colorado

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.

02/13/2013

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BLM Defers Oil, Gas Leasing In North Fork Valley

The Bureau of Land Management is deferring the leasing of 20 parcels in western Colorado’s North Fork Valley for energy development.

02/06/2013

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