Oil & Gas
It was one of the most heated exchanges in the last presidential debate — an argument over oil and gas production on federal lands. Now some big changes could be coming for companies that drill on U.S. Forest Service land in the central mountains.
The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission says it’s time to consider statewide rules on baseline groundwater sampling and monitoring at new well pads, which could show when drilling operations have contaminated groundwater supplies and when they haven’t.
Authorities say a man who was killed after a rupture at a natural gas well in northern Colorado was from Wyoming.
Commerce City has approved new rules for fracking after a company started the process near a neighborhood earlier this year.
The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government science report concludes.
A group of Colorado mothers hand delivered 21,000 petitions from across the country to the Denver headquarters of Encana Oil and Gas. They want fracking stopped.
A Denver judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a couple who said oil and gas companies contaminated their drinking water and air.
A controversial tax proposal aimed at stifling local opposition to oil and gas drilling is nearing a decision in the Colorado House.
A turf war between Colorado’s local governments and oil and gas companies is heating up.
A bill introduced in the Colorado House could bar communities from sharing in state severance tax revenues if they enact oil and natural gas drilling restrictions.