The Ursa Resources plan involves drilling 55 wells from two pads in the unincorporated Garfield County community of several thousand residents.
Oil and Gas
Colorado's oil and gas regulators have released an outline of possible new standards for designing, testing and permanently shutting down flow lines.
For about three years, oil and gas drillers have suffered through low oil prices. In fact, they haven’t been this low for this long in more than a decade.
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission chief Matt Lepore said the move follows an April 17 explosion at a home in Firestone.
Local governments are exploring what new levels of control they can exert without running afoul of state law.
“Anomalies,” a new book by Denverite Robbie Gries, tells the stories of women who battled sexism and raised families while making significant scientific discoveries.
The company has voluntarily capped and abandoned all of its 1-inch flowlines on vertical wells in the Weld County area.
Broomfield residents will vote next Tuesday in a special citizen recall election.
The figures come from energy company reports ordered by the state after a fatal house explosion in Weld County was blamed on a severed gas line.
Colorado's top regulator says as long as the rules are followed, “there’s very little risk, very little potential harm of having empty, abandoned, plugged, capped lines in the subsurface.”