RBC I Just a few short years ago, the shrillest environmentalist voices targeted oil companies’ “obscene” profits. Today, American energy producers are swallowing big losses. Yet rather than celebrating, those same environmentalists have gone silent.
Dear Editor: Times are tough for the natural gas business in Northwest Colorado. But tough times don’t diminish the appreciation our association has for partnerships in Rio Blanco County.
RBC I On Jan. 22, as “Snowzilla” was about to hit Washington D.C. and much of the East Coast, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell announced much-anticipated rules on emissions from oil and gas production on […]
RBC I During her official launch speech, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tossed out a big clue about the direction she would take the country’s climate change policy. If elected, she vowed, she would seek […]
RBC I Rifle, Colo., a quintessential Western energy boomtown, has fallen on hard times. High natural gas prices spurred a drilling boom in the surrounding Piceance Basin in the early 2000s. Then, in 2008, prices […]
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on Monday that temporarily suspends impact fees for all development permits issued from Monday through Feb. 8, 2016.
RBC I The wide-scale deployment of hydraulic fracturing, the technique of blasting water and chemicals into the ground to release trapped hydrocarbons, has, over the last decade, vaulted the U.S. into the position of leading […]
RBC I White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams announced on Tuesday the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for future oil and gas leasing on the […]
RIFLE I Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Friday joined Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to announce a landmark agreement that will help protect the Roan Plateau near Rifle while also encouraging natural gas development.