“It can be a little bit of a scary time for an operator,” says Phillip Dunning, an analyst with Littleton-based Drillinginfo.
Oil and Gas
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.
“Regrettably, Boulder County’s open defiance of State law has made legal action the final recourse available to the State,” the office of the Attorney General said in a statement.
In 2012, 7.65 percent of proposed facilities had eight or more wells. In 2016, the share jumped to 43 percent.
The state health department will use comprehensive air quality data collected by Colorado State University.
The council voted 5-4 to push the vote on Broomfield's proposed moratorium and resume the meeting on Feb. 28.
- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will review the lesser prairie chicken in response to a petition.Read more
A Greeley neighborhood group says Colorado's oil and gas regulators didn't follow their own rules to accommodate the community's concerns.