Encana says its new joint venture with the steel manufacturer Nucor Corp. could let it roughly double the natural gas wells it has in Colorado to about 8,000 within 20 years.
A proposal to build a natural gas liquids pipeline from eastern Utah to western Colorado has won federal approval.
A baking soda company and an energy industry giant are the latest companies that have received approval to research how to economically extract oil from oil shale on federal land.
With energy development still active in northwest Colorado, the federal government released a draft Wednesday for guiding oil and gas drilling in the Piceance Basin over the next 20 years.
A Colorado State University associate professor says there’s no strings attached to $2 million that Shell Oil Co. is giving the school to study how to reclaim land after it has been disturbed by oil and natural gas development.