Oil and Gas
Under 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.
Oil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.
A group of mothers has mobilized to learn more about fracking near their children’s schools.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is reviewing maps to minimize the impact the industry has on wildlife.
Encana Corp. has shut down 32 natural gas wells in central Colorado because of a nearby wildfire.
The oil and gas industry in Colorado exerts an outsize influence on state politics, and its generous political spending might be the reason, suggests a report out Thursday from a left-leaning watchdog group.
Colorado 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.
The Colorado Legislature is mulling Democratic bills to clamp down on oil and gas producers.
Oil and gas drillers could be charged new fees to help local governments under a bill that passed the state House Friday.
Democrats who came to Denver hoping for a new era of oil and gas oversight this year are having to settle for partial victories taking on the state’s most powerful industry.