Meeker Chamber of Commerce director Katelin Cook thanked area energy operators, including representatives from EnCana, Shell and Williams, and the 15 groups of volunteers who helped clean up Rio Blanco County Road 5 (Piceance Creek) […]
GLENWOOD SPRINGS I A new study has drastically reduced projections of water needs for oil shale development.
RBC — On Thursday, May 7, Rio Blanco Emergency Manager John Hutchins invited law enforcement, EMS and Fire from Rio Blanco County and neighboring counties, as well as representatives of industry.
RBC — Williams Production RMT announced last week it has begun drilling its 3,000th natural gas well in the Piceance Basin.
RBC (AP) — New figures show the natural gas rig count in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin has taken a bigger percentage drop than in Utah’s Uinta Basin and the entire state of Wyoming. Carter Mathies […]
Colorado Supreme Court accepts petition against ExxonMobil RBC — As has been his habit every Monday morning, Malcolm Murray, the attorney representing Rio Blanco County in its dispute with ExxonMobil, logged on to the Colorado […]
RBC — Williams will continue to be an active player in the Piceance Basin, but not at the same level it has been in the past few years.
RBC — Northwest Colorado, with concerns about the slowdown in oil and gas activity, received some good economic news last week with the announcement the Rifle Correctional Center would remain open.
RBC — The Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Department will impose its annual Spring Load Restriction as soon as the spring thaw begins.
Gracie Petrakian grew up in Meeker, before moving to Silt for her senior year of high school.
In western Colorado, an energy boom of unprecedented proportions has been layered on top of a thriving amenity economy. Which will come out on top?