Oil & Gas
Commissioners in Weld County will decide next month if a bunker that would house explosives used in the oil and gas drilling process will be built near a small Northern Colorado town.
Boulder County Commissioners said they restricted fracking operations as much as they could but protesters wanted more.
Boulder County commissioners say they will prosecute any demonstrators who disrupt meetings after anti-fracking protesters disrupted a meeting and criticized other witnesses.
Voters in Longmont on Tuesday approved Colorado’s first city-wide fracking ban, but oil and gas industry proponents say the fight isn’t over.
The city of Colorado Springs is on the verge of adopting oil and gas regulations.
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.