Colorado OKs New Rules For Oil, Gas Lines After Fatal BlastColorado regulators approved new rules for thousands of oil and gas pipelines Tuesday, 10 months after investigators blamed a leaking pipeline for a fatal gas explosion.
New Proposed Pipeline Safety Regulations Are 'Highest Priority'Regulators began reviewing new rules Monday for pipelines across the state less than a year after a gas leak caused a deadly home explosion in Firestone.
Injured Worker 'Stable' After Windsor Oil & Gas Well ExplosionIt's believed an industrial accident caused the portable oil and gas drilling facility to go up in flames.
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.
Rising Water Levels Put Colorado Oil & Gas On AlertThe rising water levels in northeastern Colorado have Colorado's oil and gas industry taking action. More than 1,000 barrels of oil spilled from flooded tanks during the September 2013 floods. They want to make sure that doesn't happen again.
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.
Colorado Proposes Oil, Gas Air-Quality CrackdownUnder pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.
Water Testing Bill Moves Dems Closer To ShowdownColorado Democrats are closer to an intraparty clash over oil and gas drilling after a House vote to forward a water-testing bill opposed by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Disclosure Rules For Oil And Gas Pass Colorado HouseColorado House Democrats have passed new restrictions on the state's powerful oil and gas regulators.
Oil, Gas Regulators In Colorado Facing Stricter RulesOil and gas regulators in Colorado could face stricter rules to assure residents they're not unduly helping the industry. That's under a proposal given preliminary approval in the state House Monday.
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.