Authorities are investigating after construction crews discovered a problem with a liquid gas pipeline that allowed a carcinogen to seep into the ground near a large creek that feeds into the Colorado River. The leak near an energy plant in Western Colorado was discovered largely by accident, even though several state and federal agencies are charged with
monitoring gas pipelines in the state.
“These stewardship contracts will bring new jobs to the state, create a healthier forest for the surrounding communities, reduce wildfire risk and help generate a new source of renewable energy.”27Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Supporters say that environmentalists, a hostile Pitkin County government and sympathetic federal bureaucrats are conspiring to sabotage the industry’s plans to drill on federal lands in Thompson Divide.9Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
“These types of partnerships create jobs and help strengthen our country’s economy while at the same time reducing manufacturing’s environmental footprint by switching to a cleaner burning and highly-regulated source of energy,”
said Colorado Governor Hickenlooper.
Bill Barrett Corporation is selling multiple assets in Wyoming, including its Wind River Basin natural gas properties and Powder River Basin coal bed methane assets. While on the West Slope, Antero Resources is selling off all of its natural gas and pipeline assets in the Piceance Basin.5Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
A variety of features make the three-story building 22 percent more energy efficient than a similarly sized building without the same features. Among the energy efficiency measures are sensors that control the use of lights, heating and air conditioning, and computers.1Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Citizens Supporting Property Rights recently formed to represent the land and mineral owners and citizens of Routt County who see the oil and gas industry as business partners.21Oct2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
In a sand-colored metal building in remote southwest Colorado, the quest to unravel one of the most perplexing questions about the nature of the universe looks like this: a bedroom-sized tangle of pipes, gauges, wires and cylinders along with two computers, a stepladder, a big fan and several crates of canary yellow tanks.9Oct2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Environmental Assessment for West Slope Oil and Gas Parcels Released – Public Input Opportunity Now Available
The parcels are located in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Miguel counties, and all contain federally owned minerals. On Friday, a preliminary environmental assessment and a finding of no significant impact were released for public review by the BLM.22Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Companies recognized for their accomplishments in 2011 include Anadarko Petroleum, East Cheyenne Gas Storage, Encana Oil and Gas (USA), Oxy USA WTP, SG Interests I and WPX Energy Rocky Mountain. The awards were announced at COGA’s annual conference last week.20Aug2012 | admin | 2 comments | Continued
The study is a second effort to determine air quality impacts from drilling, after the commissioners aborted an earlier study by the Colorado School of Public Health, called the Battlement Health Impacts Assessment.20Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The energy company wants to combine seven leases comprising 11,700 acres, according to its application. The proposed Wolf Springs Unit is in terrain where Pitkin, Garfield and Mesa counties come together, roughly eight miles west-southwest of Carbondale.5Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Colorado is one of six states that will be home to utility scale solar projects as part of the Solar Energy Zones initiative from the U.S. Department of Interior. The 285,000 acres across 17 sites include more than 16,000 acres in the San Luis Valley on the Western Slope.25Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued