Opinion: Colorado is letting oil drillers off the hook for cleanup of their plugged wells
The Oil and Gas Commission is falling short of its obligations under a new state law meant to hold drillers accountable
Colorado drilling company behind leaks, spills will pay a fraction of the massive fine it initially faced
KP Kauffman has also agreed to a comprehensive clean-up of spills and releases from wells, tanks, and flowlines at 74 sites under a “global” remediation plan
Biden administration to gauge climate damage from federal oil and gas sales
The announcement comes as officials are set to hold lease sales in numerous Western states -- including Colorado -- next year amid a fierce debate over federal fossil fuel reserves
Adams County adopts new oil and gas regulations that critics say will effectively ban drilling
Adams is one of the first Colorado counties to adopt new drilling regulations under Senate Bill 181
Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on public lands increase despite Biden climate pledge
Biden campaigned last year on a pledge to end new drilling on federal lands to rein in climate-changing emissions
Opinion: Another factor to keep in mind in Colorado’s oil and gas communities — healthy minds
We must have a larger community vision where we promote health and realize that how we are operating right now leads to chronic stress, depression and anxiety.
87 Front Range oil and gas wells ordered to shut down after operator KP Kauffman fails to clean up spills
Ditch companies and farmers have been harmed by KP Kauffman’s unfinished work to mop up after flowlines leaked, state regulators say
Biden administration ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June
The petroleum industry and its Republican allies in Congress have said the oil and gas moratorium will harm the economies of Western states without putting a significant dent in climate change
Biden administration will deliver report on its suspension of oil and gas sales on federal lands by summer
A long-term ban on lease sales from the nation's vast, publicly-owned oil and gas reserves to address climate change would fulfill a campaign pledge from Democratic President Joe Biden
Oil companies lock in drilling on western public lands, challenging Joe Biden on climate
In Colorado, a dozen permits are approved or pending to drill in Pawnee National Grassland, a birding destination where wildflowers and cactuses bloom below the buttes
Bureau of Land Management approves 2 drilling projects on Colorado public lands
The two upper North Fork Valley drilling projects will total up to 226 wells and result in up to 15.66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions over a 30-year period
Colorado oil and gas drilling hits record lows during coronavirus
Production in the state has dropped 13% compared to the same period a year before. It's the steepest four-month drop for producers since at least 2001.
“Snake Oil Inc.”: Colorado energy agency apologizes after email mocks drilling companies
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission said that “the emails were sent in error"
Colorado draws 2,000-foot statewide oil and gas drilling setback. But it comes with a big “however.”
Regulators on Thursday set the new setback rule with “offramps” oil and gas companies can use to get as close as 500 feet to houses. A formal vote will come Nov. 6.
Colorado regulators’ plans to require 2,000-foot buffer around drilling rekindles oil and gas wars
Industry officials called the regulation “a blunt tool” that amounts to a ban on oil and gas development. A lawsuit might be in the offing.
Democratic lawmakers, officials from oil and gas- dependent areas of Colorado clash on first day of rulemaking
State legislators and county commissioners butted heads over the role of local governments in approving drilling locations on the first day of a six-week process
Opinion: Our outdoor legacy is at risk and the Senate must act to protect our public land
Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken down
The ad, run by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, attacks former Gov. John Hickenlooper. Erin Martinez, who survived the blast, has called it “horrifying”
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
Republicans are using the 2017 Firestone home explosion to attack Hickenlooper. A survivor demands they stop.
Erin Martinez is calling on the National Republican Senatorial Committee to take down their "horrifying" TV ad slamming Colorado’s former governor over his handling of oil and gas policies