GARFIELD COUNTY — The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved 2,888 drilling permits in Garfield County in 2008, highest in the state and the most-ever approved in Garfield County.
RBC — Thirteen environmental groups Friday filed two lawsuits
RBC — It was a big news week for Shell Oil. First, it was announced Jan. 7 that Shell had filed for water rights on the Yampa River. The water would be used for the company’s future oil shale operations.
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.
RBC — Officials from Pine-dale, Wyo., visited Rio Blanco County in August to compare notes with officials here about the impact of energy development.
DENVER (AP) — In the push toward more energy independence, massive infrastructure projects that will help to deliver it have clashed with cherished rights of land ownership.
Companies’ plans tied to U.S. economy RBC — With the slowdown in the economy and the uncertainty of the markets, energy companies operating in Rio Blanco County are approaching the new year accordingly. “We can’t speculate about 2009, because we don’t know what the economy will do,” said Jim Lowry of ConocoPhillips. “Our 2008 capital [...]
RBC — A 43-year-old Iowa City, Iowa, woman is in critical condition after she was run over Monday by a semi-trailer at a gas pipeline construction site.
RANGELY — Environmentally Con-scious Consumers for Oil Shale (ECCOS) Tuesday marked a major milestone in the nation’s effort to become more energy independent–according to a publication by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior of final commercial leasing regulations for oil shale.
RBC — The Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Department invites the public to attend an informative meeting about the County Road 5 (CR 5) Corridor Project. This meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Rock School Community Building, located along County Road 5 near Milepost 23.5, in Rio Blanco County from 5:30-8 [...]
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 big-game winter range and migration corridors and Colorado cutthroat trout habitat.
There is an energy resource in Colorado that is greater than all the oil in Saudi Arabia. Do you think politicians would want to strangle it before it ever materialized? The answer might surprise you.