Oil and Gas
A Democratic lawmaker says Coloradans don’t have good access to information about oil and gas drilling that might occur near homes and schools.
Proposals to increase the required distance between houses and oil and gas wells probably won’t be among the recommendations a state task force presents to Gov. John Hickenlooper after backers said Tuesday they didn’t have the votes.
Colorado’s top oil and gas regulator says the state has about 2,000 active wells for every inspector and would need to add one inspector a year to keep up with recent trends.
Federal authorities have proposed making nearly all federally owned and unleased areas of the Pawnee National Grassland in eastern Colorado available for drilling.
A number of local families are experiencing separation driven by economic need since the oil and gas industry dropped off in western Garfield County in 2009.
Oil 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.
Hundreds of natural gas workers, contractors and their supporters say the Bureau of Land Management should not change dozens of energy leases it is reviewing, The Daily Sentinel reported Friday.
A divisive proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling along Colorado’s Front Range was defeated Tuesday.
A bill to increase fines on the oil and gas industry is on its way to the Colorado Senate after the state House gave it final approval Monday.
There’s an interesting scene in one small community in Northern Colorado — an odd-looking truck is shaking things up.