RBC — The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Monday reported 8,027 drilling permits were issued in 2008, 26 percent higher than the previous record of 6,366 permits issued in 2007. According to the Rocky Mountain News, Garfield County led the way, accounting for 37 percent of the permits followed by Weld County with 27 percent. A permit does not necessarily mean that companies will drill, as reflected by a 36 percent drop in the past month in the number of rigs in the state.
RBC — As sportsmen flock to western Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership recently announced its protest of federal leases that would permit oil and gas drilling in crucial […]
RBC I ExxonMobil will conduct pre-employment testing in Grand Junction on June 5. ExxonMobil Production Company has extensive field and plant operations in Piceance Creek. Opportunities exist for plant and field operators, mechanics, instrument and […]
Dear Editor: It is disconcerting that counties like Arapahoe, Elbert, Douglas and El Paso are trying to pass county-specific regulations for oil and gas. Related