Dozens Testify Over Oil & Gas Drilling Permits, SafetyDozens of people testified Monday during the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting in Denver.
Fatal Gas Explosion Certain To Renew TensionsA red-orange fireball that killed two people and destroyed a Colorado home prompted the governor to order sweeping inspections of natural gas lines and is certain to worsen tensions in state already divided over how to regulate the industry.
Oil & Gas Commission Reacts To Deadly Explosion CauseThe Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) discussed Tuesday's developments in Firestone house explosion, just hours after investigators said that "fugitive gas" was to blame for the deadly blast.
County Urges Inspection Of Oil & Gas WellsThe Adams County Board of Commissioners is encouraging that all vertical wells be inspected in the aftermath of a deadly home explosion in Firestone.
Plans For New School Could Get Burned By Oil & Gas CompanyThe Boulder Valley School District says its plan to build a new, 750-student, K-8 school in Erie will likely be delayed, or discontinued, if an oil and gas development company does not agree to promise not to drill near the proposed campus.
Oil And Gas Regulators Vote To Dismiss Longmont Fracking SuitOil and gas regulators in Colorado decided on Thursday to drop a lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its voter-approved energy development ban, but said it reserved the right to sue later if necessary.
Investigation Continues Into Greeley Quake, Wastewater Injection WellThe commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County is meeting this afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.
Another Weld County Quake Prompts Closure Of Injection WellExperts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it's related to oil and gas operations.
Community Confronts Controversial Fracking Operation In GreeleyResidents on Monday got their chance to confront oil and gas executives about a controversial fracking operation involving four wells just a few hundred feet from Northridge High School in Greeley.
Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In ColoradoOil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.
Oil, Gas Regulators Under Scrutiny In ColoradoThe oil and gas industry is getting unusual scrutiny these days in Colorado, where Democrats in charge of the Legislature are tapping on the pedestal occupied by a business once considered so powerful that lawmakers left it alone.
Colorado Drilling Regulators Mulling New Water TestsColorado gas-and-oil regulators are debating new rules for water quality and drilling near homes, which could determine whether state lawmakers propose stepping in to set their own rules.