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Natural Gas

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Growing Fracking Problem

Recent debate hecklers and cities unafraid of lawsuits are showing that the issue of fracking may force Governor John Hickenlooper into an unfamiliar and an unpopular decision.

04/03/2013

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Navajo Nation Looks To Coal Energy

Forty years ago, the Navajo Nation and Southern Ute tribes languished side by side, mired in high unemployment and poverty.

02/02/2013

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Higher Natural Gas Rates Sought By Xcel

Natural gas rates for 1.3 million in Colorado could be going up to pay for pipeline upgrades.

12/13/2012

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Natural Gas Pipeline Fails In Colorado

Some Xcel Energy customers in Summit County were left without power and heat as a leaking gas pipeline was repaired.

11/12/2012

A natural gas leak is blamed for a home explosion in Castle Rock. (credit: CBS)

Utility Reps Reassure Neighbors After House Explosion

Officials in Castle Rock held a meeting in on Wednesday to reassure residents about safety protocols after a frightening explosion that destroyed a home.

10/18/2012

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CU Wins Grant To Study Natural Gas Development

The University of Colorado Boulder has won a $12 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study how to maximize benefits of natural gas development while minimizing harms.

10/02/2012

Pipeline Project In Utah, Colorado Approved

A proposal to build a natural gas liquids pipeline from eastern Utah to western Colorado has won federal approval.

09/14/2012

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QEP Pays $1.2M For Keeping Inaccurate Records

Natural gas and oil company QEP Resources Inc. has paid a $1.2 million fine for inaccurate royalty and production reports for oil and gas wells in Colorado and Utah.

08/23/2012

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Court Says Opponents Can Sue Over Coal Plant Rule

The Colorado Supreme Court says opponents can proceed with a lawsuit over converting some coal plants to natural gas.

04/24/2012

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Scientists Helping Xcel Fine Tune Wind Forecasts

Xcel Energy Inc. says a new wind energy forecasting system developed by national scientists is saving it money by helping it predict when it can power down its natural gas-fired power plants and rely on wind turbines to generate electricity instead.

11/10/2011

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