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Oil & Gas

A sign in Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Commerce City Continues Drilling Moratorium

The Commerce City Council is continuing a moratorium on oil and gas drilling to give officials more time to study the issue before voting on a long-term moratorium.

01/24/2012

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Colorado Works On Backlog Of Oil, Gas Air Permits

Colorado is working through a backlog of applications for air pollution permits for oil and gas facilities.

01/23/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg of the Colorado School of Mines (credit: CBS)

Billions Of Barrels Of Oil Possible Under Colorado

Wattenburg in Colorado is part of a massive expansion of oil production in the lower 48 states, resulting in a change in exports.

01/03/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado speaks to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Feb. 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama met with Democratic governors to discuss the ways Washington and the states can work together to create jobs and benefit the economy.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Hickenlooper Considers 1st Year Success

Approaching his first anniversary in office, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration is known more for orchestrating compromise than driving policy.

01/01/2012

New York Stock Exchange (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bonanza Creek Cuts Expectations For IPO

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. on Thursday priced its initial public offering below expectations.

12/15/2011

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Colorado Approves Fracking Disclosure Rules

Colorado will require energy companies to disclose the concentrations of all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing and also ask drillers to make public some information about ingredients considered trade secrets.

12/13/2011

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Colorado Regulators To Deliberate On Fracking Tuesday

Colorado regulators are close to deliberating on proposed new regulations for hydraulic fracturing.

12/12/2011

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Oil Wells Could Be Coming To St. Vrain State Park

Colorado State Parks wants to open two oil wells at a popular Front Range park.

12/11/2011

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APNewsBreak: EPA Implicates Fracking In Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking – a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells – may be to blame for causing groundwater pollution.

12/08/2011

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Bill Aims To Inform Homeowners Of Mineral Rights

It’s not uncommon for property owners in rural Colorado to get an unexpected knock at the door or a letter informing them that someone else owns the minerals in the ground below their land and plans to exploit them.

12/06/2011

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