Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission
The nearly 92,000 gallons of oil and polluted water that spilled from storage tanks during last fall’s catastrophic Colorado flood have washed away without a trace, but future floods could be more damaging, state regulators said Monday.
The devastating flooding that struck Colorado last fall not only ravaged roads, destroyed homes and entire communities but also shut down the state’s main petroleum-producing region.
Colorado drilling regulators have adopted new reporting requirements for spills of oil and exploration and production waste.
Colorado oil and gas regulators are considering new spill rules that are stricter than those passed by state lawmakers.
DENVER (AP) – Another oil spill due to flooding has been found in northern Colorado, bringing the total amount of oil released in and near the South Platte River to about 43,000 gallons, state regulators […]
People are being warned to stay away from oil and gas production equipment damaged in Colorado’s flooding as state regulators assess damage to drilling sites.
Two new oil spills have been discovered as inspectors continue to survey flooding damage to oil and gas wells in Weld County.
Vice President Joe Biden is promising residents that aid for areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado won’t stop even if the federal government shuts down.
A total of 27,000 gallons of oil – the equivalent of about two storage tanks – have been spilled into the South Platte River from flood-damaged tanks as of Monday.
More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oil field swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be found in coming days.