“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.
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
Oil and gas and private donors paid for initiatives in Hickenlooper’s administration, investigation findsJohn Frank Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s oil and gas producers are slashing budgets, closing wells as demand and cash flow dwindlesMark Jaffe Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s biggest producers, including bankrupt Whiting Petroleum, have slashed capital budgets and cut salaries, but hedging will blunt the worst damage as per-barrel prices continue to drop.
The penalty was announced by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission at a news conference
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission said it was waiting for a final report on the blast from the NTSB. The report was released on Tuesday.
The industry already spends millions fighting municipal ballot measures and supporting candidates in areas where they operate