Western Colorado

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Tech tested in China aims to get kerogen from oil shale

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An Arizona company is aiming to use technology tested on coal in China to draw kerogen from oil shale in Colorado and send fuel to markets around the globe. The company, AuraSource Inc., also plans to build a refinery capable of processing as ...

Exxon tests successful tech in quest to tap oil shale

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ExxonMobil, the world’s largest energy company, wants to jolt kerogen from the oil shale trapped deep in the Piceance Basin. The company has run successful tests with the “Electrofrac” technology in its Colony Mine near the ...

Company plans petroleum from oil shale by 2013

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A Utah company hopes to coax petroleum from oil shale as soon as 2013, possibly even 2012, by digging up the rock, lining the pit with heating tubes, replacing the rock and firing up the pipes. The company, Red Leaf Resources, is gearing up ...

Energy Alley oil shale deposits: Richest in the world

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For more than a century now, the pale cliffs overlooking the Colorado River have been known to hold a giant energy storehouse. But it is one that has at times looked more like a carnival funhouse with distorted reflections, dead-end alleys, ...

Plenty of coal yet to be mined from the Uinta region

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Old coal mines dot the route along Energy Alley from Green River, Utah, to Rifle, from small holes punched into the Bookcliffs overlooking the Grand Valley to the closed Roadside Mine in De Beque Canyon. North of Grand Junction, miners are ...

Cops seek suspect in dog’s dragging death

By Amy Hamilton

Law enforcement officials Wednesday night were trying to locate the person they suspect dragged a dog to death behind a vehicle up Rim Rock Drive, Colorado National Monument Superintendent Joan Anzelmo said. An anonymous tip line that ...

Reality sets in for bidders looking for foreclosure auction bargains

By Emily Shockley

Colleen Proctor arrived Wednesday at the year’s final Mesa County foreclosure auction looking for a deal. Like many before her, she left empty-handed. Just 24 of the 361 foreclosed homes brought to auction in Mesa County this year sold ...

DA’s office levels 18 charges against man in Fruitvale party shootings

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed 18 charges against a man accused of shooting five people during an early-morning party this month at a Fruitvale home. Joshua Gregory Anton, 20, was formally charged with six counts of first-degree assault, ...

Valley Investments employee pleads not guilty

By Paul Shockley

A woman who authorities allege helped keep the books for Valley Investments pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering. Shawnee Carver, 33, a Valley Investments employee who was named in a 33-count ...

Curry bill would keep river rights-of-way in public hands

By Charles Ashby

Commercial rafting companies would be able to take their guests on rivers that cross through private property whether landowners like it or not under a measure Rep. Kathleen Curry plans to introduce next session. Though settled in other ...

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