Tag Archives: Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

Colorado firewater: mostly natural, industry leaks seldom to blame, CU study finds

By Bruce Finley – Denver Post – July 11, 2016 95 percent of methane gas came from naturally occurring microbial processes, often underground coal seams, usually not oil and gas industry Some Coloradans can light their water on fire: methane … Continue reading

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Heavy hitters expected to jump in for potential Colorado fight on proposed oil, gas ballot initiatives

Sharon Dunn – Greeley Tribune – June 11, 2016 As they say in sports, it could all come down to this one game. Colorado’s November election could be a pivotal one for the oil and gas industry if voters are … Continue reading

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New Colorado oil, gas rules could affect very few sites

By Dan Elliott, Associated Press – November 16, 2015 DENVER (AP) — New rules intended to ease tensions over oil and gas drilling near Colorado communities might have only limited impact, affecting as few as 1 percent of future sites, an analysis by state regulators … Continue reading

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Erie, Encana come to terms on new oil, gas agreement

By Emilie Rusch – The Denver Post – August 28, 2015 Noise limits, monthly leak inspections among the new requirements Erie and one of its oil and gas operators have come to terms on a new agreement to guide future drilling in … Continue reading

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Encana, Erie reach agreement on oil and gas operations

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – July 23, 2015 Six months after the Erie Board of Trustees narrowly rejected a proposal to ban new oil and gas drilling in the northern Front Range town, the town has reached a new … Continue reading

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Industry gets first crack at shaping new Colorado oil, gas rules

State kicks off series of meetings about new regs that give local governments more power by hearing from drillers By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – July 7, 2015 Colorado’s oil and gas industry had the first crack Tuesday at offering … Continue reading

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Colorado to define bigger role for local governments in oil and gas

Cathy Proctor – Denver Business Journal, June 19, 2015 The biggest recommendations to come out of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force in February called for requiring oil and gas companies to share more information with local governments before … Continue reading

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Mom power helps compel change around Colorado oil, gas operations

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – May 10, 2015 When Trisha Golding gets dressed up in business clothes, her two daughters say, “Mommy’s going to do oil and gas.” After a driller proposed putting 19 oil and gas wells within … Continue reading

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