Garfield Commissioners Reject Ursa Offer Of MediationThe Garfield County Board of Commissioners rejected an offer by Ursa Operating Co. to engage in mediation regarding the location of a well pad within the Battlement Mesa residential boundaries.
Dozens Testify Over Oil & Gas Drilling Permits, SafetyDozens of people testified Monday during the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting in Denver.
Investigation: Gas Flow Line May Have Been Cut During Sewer WorkA preliminary investigation has revealed that a gas flow line may have been cut during a sewer installation that later led to a home explosion in Firestone last month that killed two people.
Few Results Of Testing So Far After Fatal Colorado Gas BlastColorado regulators say few energy companies have reported the results of state-ordered inspections of oil and gas pipelines after a natural gas explosion killed two people.
Oil & Gas Facility Inspections Continue After Home ExplosionInspections of Colorado oil and gas facilities so far have not found any more leaks like the one that was responsible for the explosion of a home in Firestone.
Home Explosion Brings Calls For Safety But No Quick FixColorado regulators have ordered a snap review of oil and gas pipelines after a fatal house explosion near a well, but they haven't said how they plan to fix a fundamental flaw in the system: They don't know where all those pipelines are.
Agency: Measure Would Put Most Of State Off-Limits To WellsColorado regulators say a proposal to require new oil and gas wells to be at least 2,500 feet from homes and schools would leave 90 percent of the state off-limits to future drilling.
Few Oil & Gas Companies Say They Can't Meet New Flood RulesOnly four of the estimated 500 oil and gas companies operating in Colorado say they can't meet the April 1 deadline to implement new safety rules to limit spills during major floods, according to regulators.
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.
New Colorado Oil, Gas Rules Could Affect Very Few SitesNew rules intended to ease tensions over oil and gas drilling near Colorado communities might have only limited impact, affecting as few as 1 percent of future sites, an analysis by state regulators shows.
Commissioners Move Injection Well Proposal ForwardA company is closer to putting an injection well online with approval from commissioners in a northwest Colorado county.
Earthquakes Near Colorado Wastewater Well DecreaseThe ground around a northern Colorado wastewater injection well has been relatively quiet for more than two months, offering hope that a 10-month string of more than 200 small earthquakes might have subsided.