“Flaring” at oil and gas wells to be curtailed as Colorado regulators adopt some of nation’s strictest rules
The practice of burning off natural gas is relatively rare in Colorado, but tough rules on flaring and venting may help the state meet greenhouse gas reduction goals.
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John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate raceJohn Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Fight over Colorado setback rule sets up make-or-break hearing on how close is too close for oil and gasMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s oil and gas producers are slashing budgets, closing wells as demand and cash flow dwindles
Only six drilling rigs are operating in the Colorado, the fewest in 28 years, as companies face critical financial hurdles and increasing regulation.
The number of temporarily abandoned oil and gas wells is up 37% from last year, but Colorado regulators say they still have the time -- and money -- to inspect them
Colorado oil and gas regulators punt major rule changes until after their paid replacements are hired
The time crunch around creating rules under Senate Bill 181 is growing critical as numerous ballot initiatives to change the way oil and gas operates in Colorado still are in play
The volunteer Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was supposed to finish the state's Senate Bill 181 oil and gas regulation overhaul before a new paid panel takes over. It’s not happening.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual Energy Summit this week in Denver shows the debate about Senate Bill 181’s tougher regulations is not over
Boulder County wants to enact tougher regulations. Weld County wants to make it easier to drill. And the state is scrambling to keep up.
All’s not well that Gov. Jared Polis was hoping would end well with wells and nobody's happy.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's first formal hearing since Colorado's new oil and gas regulation bill was passed is Monday, but it was not yet clear whether members would start the rulemaking process