Colorado Won't Halt Drilling As It Refocuses Rules On SafetyColorado officials said Tuesday that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top priority.
Drilling Application Under Standley Lake Withdrawn By CompanyThe company that had filed for a drilling permit under Standley Lake in Westminster has withdrawn its application.
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.
Drilling Decision Delayed Near Sand Dunes ParkThe U.S. government is delaying a decision on a contentious proposal to allow oil and gas drilling near Great Sand Dunes National Park in southern Colorado.
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.
Strange-Looking Trucks Used To Look Underneath Town Of WindsorThere’s an interesting scene in one small community in Northern Colorado -- an odd-looking truck is shaking things up.
Drilling Impact On Wildlife, People Under ReviewWhile a state commission reviews maps to minimize the impact of the oil and gas industry on wildlife, residents in northern Colorado want to know more about the effect on humans.
Natural Gas Production In Colorado Could Ramp Up Even MoreNatural gas production in Colorado could increase dramatically over the next few years after the Department of Energy cleared the way for more gas to be exported.
Boulder County Won't Extend Drilling MoratoriumSome northern Colorado communities are looking to strictly regulate oil and gas drilling rather than stopping it all together.
Local Drilling Fees Clear Colorado HouseOil and gas drillers could be charged new fees to help local governments under a bill that passed the state House Friday.
Drilling Fine Hike Approved In ColoradoOil and gas drilling fines in Colorado are closer to going up dramatically. The state House gave final approval Monday to hiking the fines dramatically, from a maximum of $1,000 a day to a maximum of $15,000 a day.
Sides Weigh In On Drilling Options On Roan PlateauEnvironmentalists and energy companies are offering different opinions as the Bureau of Land Management re-examines its plan for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau.
Colorado Governor Plans Lawsuit Over Drilling BansEnvironments are concerned after Gov. John Hickenlooper said Colorado has an obligation to sue Fort Collins over banning oil and gas development within its city limits.
Hickenlooper Promotes Gas Drilling, Tells Senators He Drank Fracking FluidColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says natural gas drilling is helping the economic recovery and reducing pollution but requires strong regulation now that wells are coming closer to populated areas.
Environmentalists & Drilling Companies Upset Over New Distance RuleThe Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.