Colorado Mulls New Rules For Oil, Gas Drilling Near SchoolsColorado oil and gas regulators are considering enlarging the mandatory buffer zone between new wells and school property.
Prop. 112 Opponents, Supporters Pack Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission MeetingThe Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is set to review dozens of new drilling permit applications this week, ahead of a ballot measure that could severely limit oil and gas operations in the state.
Colorado's Top Oil, Gas Regulator Joining Energy ConsultancyColorado's top oil and gas regulator is stepping down to take a job with an energy consulting company.
Colorado Raising Taxes On Oil, Gas Drillers By $4.8 MillionColorado oil and gas regulators are raising taxes on energy developers to help pay for the environmental impacts of drilling.
New Proposed Pipeline Safety Regulations Are 'Highest Priority'Regulators began reviewing new rules Monday for pipelines across the state less than a year after a gas leak caused a deadly home explosion in Firestone.
Fracking Protesters Wear Face Masks During Oil & Gas MeetingDozens of people concerned about the impact of fracking took their message to state regulators on Monday. Some even wore face masks to to the Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission to protest fracking near homes.
Colorado Says 430 Pipelines Failed Leak Test After ExplosionColorado regulators say about 430 oil or gas pipelines near occupied buildings failed a leak-detection test that the state ordered after a fatal explosion blamed on a gas line.
Colorado Revising Pipeline Rules After Fatal Gas ExplosionColorado regulators started work Thursday on new rules for thousands of pipelines that crisscross oil and gas fields in the state after a fatal home explosion blamed on a gas leak.
Dozens Testify Over Oil & Gas Drilling Permits, SafetyDozens of people testified Monday during the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting in Denver.
Fatal Gas Explosion Certain To Renew TensionsA red-orange fireball that killed two people and destroyed a Colorado home prompted the governor to order sweeping inspections of natural gas lines and is certain to worsen tensions in state already divided over how to regulate the industry.
Oil & Gas Commission Reacts To Deadly Explosion CauseThe Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) discussed Tuesday's developments in Firestone house explosion, just hours after investigators said that "fugitive gas" was to blame for the deadly blast.
County Urges Inspection Of Oil & Gas WellsThe Adams County Board of Commissioners is encouraging that all vertical wells be inspected in the aftermath of a deadly home explosion in Firestone.
Plans For New School Could Get Burned By Oil & Gas CompanyThe Boulder Valley School District says its plan to build a new, 750-student, K-8 school in Erie will likely be delayed, or discontinued, if an oil and gas development company does not agree to promise not to drill near the proposed campus.
Oil And Gas Regulators Vote To Dismiss Longmont Fracking SuitOil and gas regulators in Colorado decided on Thursday to drop a lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its voter-approved energy development ban, but said it reserved the right to sue later if necessary.
Investigation Continues Into Greeley Quake, Wastewater Injection WellThe commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County is meeting this afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.