Oil & Gas

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BLM considers gas leases near national park

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management is considering leasing tens of thousands of acres for oil and gas development in the Granby area, the western portal to Rocky Mountain National Park. Grand County commissioners will consider whether to oppose the ...


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Mesa County leaps into Thompson Divide fight

By Gary Harmon

The Mesa County Commission is leaving open its options to the proposed cancellation of oil and gas leases in the high country of the White River National Forest that also are within Mesa County. The commission on Monday approved a letter ...


Fracking measures not on ballot

By Dennis Webb

The oil and gas industry is celebrating and advocates for greater regulation of that industry are weighing next steps following the failure of two measures to make the fall ballot. Unless there’s an appeal and it succeeds, Colorado ...


Slump forces county into hiring freeze

By Gary Harmon

With the oil and gas sector in a tailspin, Mesa County is instituting a hiring freeze in hopes of gaining control of its finances. The hiring freeze is the county’s first step toward resolving its financial issues, officials ...


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Hearing delayed on Ursa’s pad in Battlement again

By Dennis Webb

State regulators again have delayed a hearing on a proposed oil and gas drilling pad near the Colorado River in Battlement Mesa. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission staff granted a request by Ursa Resources to have the hearing pushed ...


Drilling, fracking measures energize passionate opposition

By Charles Ashby

Coloradans may get to vote on two ballot measures this fall aimed at oil and gas drilling and the practice of hydraulic fracturing as part of those activities. One measure, known as initiative 75, would give local governments the authority to ...


Energy company focusing on shale

By Charles Ashby

The Grand Valley has landed yet another new company that hopes to change the way oil is extracted from the ground that its owners say could bring the industry back to western Colorado. Thanks to a new tax credit program approved by the ...


Drilling near high school in Parachute questioned

By Dennis Webb

A western Garfield County school district expects to be asking a number of questions in coming weeks and months in response to a proposal by Ursa Resources to drill for natural gas about 750 feet from Grand Valley High School in ...


Dispute over gas parcels continues

By Dennis Webb

A dispute is continuing to simmer between a petroleum consultant for the Thompson Divide Coalition and the local oil and gas industry over what bearing a new shale-gas estimate should have on a review of Thompson Divide leases. David Ludlam, ...


Ursa plan draws fire at meeting in GarCo

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Area residents peppered Ursa Resources officials with questions on Tuesday about its local drilling plans, and particularly its proposal to drill for natural gas near Grand Valley High School in Parachute. “Why ...


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