RBC | Instability in the energy industry comes as no surprise. For decades energy market volatility drove the economic boom and bust cycles that shaped the landscape of northwest Colorado for better or worse. As […]
The Western States and Tribal Nations natural gas initiative, which includes representation from multiple states, counties and industry groups, including Rio Blanco, paid for a sponsored full page ad in the Sunday Oregonian newspaper with […]
RBC | Natural gas resources in the Piceance and Uintah basins of Colorado and Utah could help regional and global communities thrive economically and environmentally—if more production and infrastructure expansion efforts are approved. The Consumer […]
RBC | In one of the largest philanthropic gestures in Rio Blanco County during the past few years, oil and gas companies contributed $338,000 to the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts for the […]
RBC | “Depressing.” That’s how RBC Commissioners describe legislation underway at the state capitol. Commission Chair Jeff Rector said he testified on Senate Bill 181 again last week in another 10 hour session. Proponents of […]
RBC I The tax valuation within Rio Blanco County has dropped considerably this year and taxpayers will be paying a reduced amount in 2016. Therefore, the county and special districts within the county will be […]
RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to offer about 100,000 acres of federal minerals in northwestern Colorado in the May 2017 competitive oil and gas lease sale.
RBC I On Friday, the Bureau of Land Management canceled 25 natural gas leases in the White River National Forest after the U.S Geological Survey noted that the Piceance Basin is among the largest natural […]
RBC I A new economic impact analysis confirms that the proposed ballot initiative for 2,500 foot setbacks of oil and gas wells would have a dramatically negative impact on the Colorado economy. The study, commissioned […]
RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) submitted remarks to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) during a listening session on the administration’s review of the federal coal program on June 23. The DOI has […]
RBC I Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement in response to Thursday’s announcement by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) that the Mancos Shale deposit in the Piceance Basin has the potential to […]
RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has introduced an amendment to force the federal government to return revenues that were promised to and are rightfully owed to Northwest Colorado.