Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.
Colorado’s flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state’s main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills, temporarily suspending a multibillion-dollar drilling frenzy and sending inspectors into the field to gauge the extent of pollution.
Crews are trying to clean up more than 5,000 gallons of oil that spilled into the flood-swollen South Platte River near the northern Colorado town of Milliken.
Oil company workers looking for the source of a liquid hydrocarbon found near Parachute Creek are focusing on a valve box for a pipeline carrying natural gas liquids away from a natural gas plant.
Local officials in Parachute are confident the flow of an oil-like liquid near a natural gas processing plant will not affect the town’s water.
Crews are working to contain and clean up an underground oil spill that has contaminated around 1,400 barrels of groundwater in western Colorado.
Crews are trying to contain a major oil spill north of the town of Parachute.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
There has been more progress in the cleanup from the oily mess in Commerce City.