Nearly half of Colorado’s 52,000 wells produce little or no oil. Who’ll pay to plug them?
Rules are being drafted to cover the cost of cleaning up obsolete wells. But for rural farmers and suburban homeowners, idle pipes and pump jacks are a daily reminder of how complex and expensive the process is.
Colorado regulators target tiny oil field device that’s a big contributor to greenhouse gas, ozone pollution
Even major oil companies admit that tens of thousands of pneumatic controllers should be upgraded to prevent natural gas from seeping out
Colorado is behind on targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. How far should the state push industry to get there?
Critics say the governor's roadmap is guided by "wishful thinking" rather than binding mandates to cut emissions blamed for climate change.
Chevron buys Noble Energy for $5 billion, causing a stirring in the oil patch
Noble’s portfolio will add to Chevron’s U.S. acreage in the Permian Basin and in Colorado’s DJ Basin
Colorado’s oil and gas battlefield (and campaign cash) is shifting to local elections
The industry already spends millions fighting municipal ballot measures and supporting candidates in areas where they operate
Chevron vaults into new league with $33B acquisition of Anadarko, one of Colorado’s largest oil and gas operators
The deal announced Friday comes with U.S. crude prices up 40% this year and vaults Chevron into a new league
The top 10 corporate donors in Colorado’s 2018 election — and what they want
Oil and gas companies dominate the corporate spending and they are focused on two major ballot questions involving drilling.