Sportsmen urge BLM to use caution

RBC I As federal officials consider how to move forward on oil shale development, a sportsmen’s coalition is urging caution because no proven technology exists and the impacts on the West’s public lands, fish, wildlife, water and air quality are unknown.

Lunch-n-learn Feb. 16

RBC I Rio Blanco County administrator Kimberly Bullen said the county has teamed up with WPXEnergy to host the first Lunch-n-Learn on Feb. 16, in the commissioners’ meeting room, starting at noon.

Williams divides into two corporations

RBC I Williams has completed the process of separating the company’s businesses into two stand-alone, publicly traded corporations.

Oil shale technology has come a long way

RBC I Progress has been made in oil shale research and development in the United States during the past year. Similar advances have been made outside U.S. borders.

Rancher approved for power project

MEEKER I  In an area where natural gas, coal, oil shale and oil production dominate energy discussion, Meeker rancher George Wenschhof is breaking a new path.

BLM issues final decision for Little Snake plan

RBC | A BLM decision about about the future of energy development along the Little Snake River in northwest Colorado has raised concerns and questions about environmental and wildlife protection in the area.

Welle testifies at field hearing

RBC I At a field hearing held Monday in Grand Junction, chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade Scott Tipton (R-CO) examined federal energy industry regulations and policies and their impact on small businesses, jobs and consumer prices.

Welle to give energy testimony

RBC I The House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, chaired by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO), will hold a hearing entitled “Are Excessive Energy Regulations and Policies Limiting Energy Independence, Killing Jobs and Increasing Prices for Consumers?” at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 in Grand Junction, Colo., at the City Hall auditorium, […]

Dear Editor: Need comprehensive energy strategy

Dear Editor: The increase in gasoline prices reflects the instability in the Middle East and attendant speculation in the oil markets.

BLM to hold forums on hydraulic fracturing

Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey today announced that the BLM will hold a series of regional public forums in late April to further discuss the use of hydraulic fracturing techniques to stimulate natural gas production on Federal lands. The sessions will be held in Bismarck, N.D.; Little Rock,