2nd Company Shuts Oil, Gas Wells After Deadly Home ExplosionA second petroleum company said it would shut down and inspect wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado, although investigators have not said whether the well was the cause.
Interior Department: High-Risk Oil, Gas Wells Checks Lack FundingThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday.
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.
BLM Seeks Oil-Gas Well Fee To Hire More InspectorsA proposed fee on oil and gas wells on federal land would allow the Bureau of Land Management to hire more than 60 inspectors, the agency said Thursday.
Greeley Approves 18 Oil & Gas Wells Near SchoolSome people living in Greeley are fuming after the city approved up to 18 oil and gas wells to be built near a school. The city said it had little choice.