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.
Dear Editor: On Fortune magazine’s recent list of the most profitable companies in 2010, Exxon’s profit as a percent of revenues was 8.6 percent. By sharp contrast, Coca-Cola’s was 34 percent. Google’s was 29 percent.
RBC I “We’ve been working on this process for more than a year,” Rio Blanco County commissioner chairman Kai Turner said of the resolution to streamline the permitting process for drilling well pads.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) White River Field Office (WRFO) will host two public open houses for the second round of Oil Shale Research Development and Demonstration (RD&D) leases.
RBC I The Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas forum will meet today, March 3, at Colorado Mountain College, starting at 10 a.m. The open public comment/question period will begin at 11:40 a.m. Tentative agenda items […]
When a disaster strikes, the Red Cross Western Colorado Chapter promises to do what it takes to be there for those in need. Until recently, that included relying on MacGyver-like skills and a run-down emergency […]
Natural gas operators, area contractors and county agencies will partner with numerous Rio Blanco County service organizations to conduct the fourth annual trash removal project along County Road 5 this Saturday from 8 a.m. to […]
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 […]
Ken Hoyt, meter reader/warehouseman for Moon Lake Electric, retired from the cooperative after 30 years of service. He was recently honored by the board of directors for his contributions. He is shown with Grant J. […]
RBC I ExxonMobil and XTO Energy, two of the energy players in the Piceance Basin, announced Monday an all-stock agreement valued at $41 billion, Exxon’s biggest purchase since buying Mobil Corp. 10 years ago. The […]
MEEKER I Thanks to ExxonMobil, local emergency services, community and industry, representatives from Garfield, Rio Blanco, Mesa and Moffat counties received specialized training Nov. 13-15 on responding to major emergency and disaster situations.