Firestone Gas Explosion Penalty Announced: Energy Company Faces $18M FineThe Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee on Thursday announced a penalty of $18.25 million for the gas explosion that killed two people and injured two others when it destroyed a house in Firestone.
Colorado Considers New Pipeline Rules After Deadly Home Explosion In FirestoneA survivor of a deadly home explosion caused by a leaking and abandoned underground gas pipeline urged Colorado regulators Thursday to verify that energy firms who say they've complied with rules actually do so.
NTSB Firestone Home Explosion Report Criticizes Decision To Build Near Gas PipelinesThe National Transportation Safety Board's final report on the home explosion in Firestone that killed two men includes criticism for local entities that allowed homes to be built close to oil and gas pipelines.
Colorado Judge Dismisses Shareholder Lawsuit Against Anadarko PetroleumA federal judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit that claimed Anadarko Petroleum sacrificed safety at its Colorado wells and pipelines to boost its profits.
State Lawmakers Propose Biggest Change In Oil And Gas Regulation In 60 YearsState lawmakers call it the biggest change in oil and gas regulation in Colorado in more than 60 years. A Firestone woman who lost her husband and brother in an explosion caused by a leaking flow line is backing the legislation.
'I Remember Being Blown Into The Air': Erin Martinez Describes Firestone Home Explosion, Calls For Oil & Gas ChangesIn her first public comments since being injured in the Firestone explosion that killed her husband and another man, Erin Martinez says she supports changes to Colorado's oil and gas industry rules.
Anadarko Settles With Firestone Explosion FamiliesAnadarko Petroleum Corporation says it has come to an agreement with the Martinez and Irwin families in Firestone.
1st Anniversary Of Firestone Explosion Nears; Residents Want More ActionIt has almost been a full year since gas seeped into the ground from a well in Firestone causing a home to explode.
Baseball Fields Dedicated To Men Killed In Firestone ExplosionNearly a year after an explosion rocked a neighborhood in Firestone, two baseball fields were dedicated to the men who were killed last April.
Colorado OKs New Rules For Oil, Gas Lines After Fatal BlastColorado regulators approved new rules for thousands of oil and gas pipelines Tuesday, 10 months after investigators blamed a leaking pipeline for a fatal gas explosion.
Site Of Deadly Explosion Could Be New Neighborhood ParkThe site of a deadly home explosion in Firestone could soon become a neighborhood park.
State Officials To Present Revised Rules For Oil & Gas FlowlinesColorado regulators are working on new rules for thousands of pipelines across the state after last year's fatal home explosion that was caused by a gas leak.
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Colorado Proposes New Rules For Oil-Gas Lines After BlastColorado is proposing tighter rules for taking pipelines out of service after the fatal explosion at a home was blamed on leaking gas.
Colorado Revising Pipeline Rules After Fatal Gas ExplosionColorado regulators are starting work on new rules for thousands of pipelines that crisscross oil and gas fields.