Gas and Oil

Energy industry sues Denver suburb over oil, gas regulations

DENVER – The energy industry has sued a Denver suburb over its new rules for oil and gas drilling, saying they illegally conflict with state rules. The Denver Post reported the Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Shenandoah residents upset over potential gas and oil development

Residents in the Shenandoah subdivision say they are caught off guard after learning about the possible development of a gas and oil field next to several homes. They take issue with not being...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Appeals court sidesteps decision on U.S. fracking regulations

DENVER – A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico Democrats push feds to limit drilling near Chaco

ALBUQUERQUE – The Democrats in New Mexico’s congressional delegation are pushing federal officials to uphold an agreement that limits oil and gas leasing on public land near Chaco Culture National...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. to auction drilling rights near national monument in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Federal land managers said Friday they will allow drilling for publicly owned oil and gas near Dinosaur National Monument in northeastern Utah despite concerns about disrupting the...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Navajo solar plant breaks new ground

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is bracing for the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Noise is biggest source of oil, gas complaints in Colorado

Associated Press Noise is the biggest source of oil and gas complaints among residents in the state of Colorado. During the past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state,...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan to stop claiming disputed deduction

Following a Colorado Supreme Court ruling, Kinder Morgan has informed Montezuma County that it will stop claiming a contested tariff deduction on their tax filings, county assessor Leslie Bugg...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. rig count decreases by 5 this week to 949

Associated Press HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by five this week to 949. A year ago, just 481 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP test well finds promising source of natural gas in San Juan Basin

A highly productive natural gas well tested in the San Juan Basin could encourage more new drilling in the San Juan Basin’s Mancos Shale. The well test started in June about 7 miles south of the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior Department scraps Obama rule on coal royalties

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department on Monday scrapped an Obama-era rule on coal royalties that mining companies had criticized as burdensome and costly. The Trump administration put the royalty...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado hunting ranch sues oil company over leak

The owner of a Colorado big-game hunting ranch has sued an oil and gas company over a pipeline leak that the suit says contaminated the property and killed its planned $5 million sale. Lawyers for...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News