Can drilling and recreation get along in Moab, Utah, region?

RBC I Neal Clark has been watching his feet a lot this fall day. The young environmental lawyer chose flipflops for the day’s tour of the Utah desert with the blithe self-assurance of someone comfortable outdoors. Remarkably, he’s stumbled into thorns only once.

CU grant applications for exploring the impact of oil, gas development due Dec. 1

RBC I Community, tribal and K-12 groups are invited to submit project proposals that explore impacts of oil and gas development on their local communities with support from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

WREA looks to develop solar garden at MHS

MEEKER I White River Electric Association, Inc., is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of developing the WREA Meeker Solar Garden. Increased efficiencies in solar technology and declining construction costs made this an opportune time for WREA to build Meeker’s first solar garden. White River Electric is excited to join forces […]

Poll: Most Westerners want energy exploration protected

RBC I According to a public opinion poll released by the Western Values Project and conducted by Public Policy Polling, one of the most accurate polling companies in America, the majority of Western voters look to our leaders in Washington to safeguard the American West’s diverse economy on our public lands.

WPX to invest heavily in Piceance field

TULSA, OKLA. I WPX Energy (NYSE: WPX) has announced its 2014 capital plan of $1.47 billion (midpoint), with approximately 85 percent of spending allocated to Williston, Piceance and San Juan Gallup development.

Russian energy dominance over

RBC I Russian President Vladmir Putin has won some begrudging admiration for his strategic triumph during the Syria crisis. Let him have his moment. It won’t last long. A new development threatens to rob Putin of a significant part of his international heft. That development, of course, is America’s energy revolution.

Limiting liquid natural gas exports benefits no one

RBC I On his recent trip to Warsaw, Secretary of State John Kerry heard arguments for expanding U.S. natural gas exports to Poland. Polish officials made the case that letting liquefied natural gas (LNG) flow from the United States to Poland would benefit European economies as well as the environment.

COGCC approves protections

RBC I The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation has approved pioneering new groundwater protection rules considered among the strongest in the country. The new regulations mark another innovative step in Colorado’s pacesetting regulation of this important industry.

Court rules in favor of energy development

RBC I The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit found that the Department of the Interior adhered to federal law in its decision to vastly expand energy development on wildlife-rich public lands located on southwestern Wyoming’s Pinedale Anticline, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) announced Nov. 21.