Oil & Gas

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Hey Ladies, The Oil & Gas Industry Wants You

Colorado’s oil and gas industry says it will need to fill tens of thousands of jobs over the next decade as the industry grows and people retire, and it hopes to fill many of those positions with women.

06/04/2015

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Rare Joint Appearance: Hickenlooper, Gardner Address Future Of Oil & Gas

Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made a rare joint appearance on Wednesday to address the future of oil and gas development in Colorado.

05/27/2015

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Explosions Seen At Fracking Wastewater Tank Site

Several explosions have been seen during a fire at a wastewater injection well tank site in Weld County.

04/17/2015

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Colorado Oil, Gas Debate Resumes As Task Force Finishes Work

Activists said Tuesday they would try to put a measure on the 2016 ballot to ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

02/24/2015

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State Drilling Panel Reviews Proposals As Deadline Nears

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas is discussing proposals to force energy companies to disclose all the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing.

02/02/2015

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Colorado Increases Fines For Oil, Gas Drilling Violations

Colorado regulators have put in place new rules increasing the fines that oil and gas companies could face for violating state rules.

01/05/2015

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Falling Gas Prices Could Harm Colorado’s Oil & Gas Industry

While prices at the pump are pleasing to many drivers so far this holiday season, the plummeting prices of oil are a bit concerning for Colorado’s oil and gas industry.

12/17/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Fracking Panel Meets For First Time

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday told a group he assembled to study land-use clashes between Colorado’s energy industry and homeowners that he’s hopeful the suggestions they give state lawmakers can be a model for other places grappling with the issue.

09/25/2014

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Lessons Learned As Colorado Rebuilds

As Colorado continues to recover and rebuild from the devastating flooding in 2013, there have been numerous lessons learned by the many agencies involved.

09/12/2014

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Hickenlooper: No Special Session On Fracking

Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he won’t call a special legislative session seeking to grant communities more control over Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry.

07/16/2014

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