Oil & Gas

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Congress advised about potential of Mancos Shale gas

By Dennis Webb

Local energy company officials on Tuesday told a congressional panel a giant shale gas resource can be developed in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin if the industry can gain adequate access, while others said the size of the resource ...

Energy Transfer Equity backs out of pending Williams merger

By Dennis Webb

A Texas energy company said Wednesday it is terminating a merger agreement with Williams, a natural gas treatment and transportation company with significant holdings in western Colorado. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., acted after ...


An even bigger beast?

By Dennis Webb

RELATED STORY: Industry: Shale report increases stakes for a BLM lease review When WPX Energy drilled a natural gas well into the Mancos shale formation near Parachute a few years ago, it proved so productive the company called it “The ...


Battle lines form over shale

By Gary Harmon

The White River meanders through Utah on its way to joining the Green River, flowing slowly through land on which an energy company hopes to develop its oil shale holdings. Opponents and supporters of the proposal by Enefit American Oil have ...

COGCC: Activists can participate in drilling hearing

By Dennis Webb

A state regulatory official has decided to let two citizen groups participate in a hearing next month on an energy company’s proposal to drill within the residential community of Battlement Mesa in Garfield County. James Rouse, a ...

Schools miss out on firm’s revenues

By Dennis Webb

The state Department of Education has agreed to advance a Routt County school district $1.3 million and the district is pursuing other options after Peabody Energy failed to pay its tax bill due to the county last week. The coal company, ...

Economists see ‘weakness’ in state economy

By Charles Ashby

State economists are concerned that a recession might be hitting Colorado and the nation soon, but they’re not quite ready to say that. Instead, economists for the Colorado Legislature and the governor’s office said Monday there ...

Delta County GOP will conduct probe of offensive meme

By Gabrielle Porter

Delta County Republican Party leaders Tuesday night tasked their internal accountability committee to look into a social media gaffe by party Chairwoman Linda Sorenson, who admitted at the meeting that while using her public Facebook account ...

EPA adopts 1st rule on oil, gas methane

By Dennis Webb

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday finalized a rule targeting methane emissions from new and modified oil and gas operations, the first-ever federal rule specifically seeking to regulate methane in the industry. The rule’s ...

Energy industry sues over grouse plans

By Dennis Webb

Oil and gas industry groups on Thursday sued federal agencies over revisions to land management plans in Colorado and other western states to protect the greater sage-grouse. The Western Energy Alliance and the North Dakota Petroleum Council ...

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