“We are very saddened by the events in Colorado," Anadarko president and CEO Al Walker told shareholders. “We are going to work very hard to understand it better.”
Oil and Gas
Oil and gas operators must inspect existing oil and gas flowlines within 1,000 feet of occupied buildings within 30 days.
The state's oil and gas regulators are involved in the investigation because there was an active vertical well less than 200 feet from the home.
The county says its fight against the oil and gas industry is not over just because its moratorium is coming to an end.
The county had imposed a drilling moratorium while it updated the rules. That prompted Attorney General Cynthia Coffman to file suit.
Thursday's Court of Appeals ruling in Xiuhtezcatl Martinez v. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation could have major implications.
“It can be a little bit of a scary time for an operator,” says Phillip Dunning, an analyst with Littleton-based Drillinginfo.
Extraction Oil & Gas will now re-submit drilling plans for a meeting with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, July 24 and 25.
Tribes have a long history of fighting for sovereignty and control of their resources. The new documentary, "Beyond Standing Rock," looks at those struggles, including the experience of Colorado’s Southern Utes.
The governor also says more local law enforcement of immigration could jeopardize trust with communities they police.