User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Jun 13 2019 20:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Two oil tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz amid Iran-U.S. tensions 13.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the U.S. Navy rushed to assist amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.
Weld County pounces on local control in wake of new state oil and gas law 11.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Weld County let it be known on Monday that there's more than one way to interpret Senate Bill 181 -- Colorado's new sweeping oil and gas law giving local governments appreciably more power to regulate energy extraction.
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Dozens of oil, gas-related spills in Carbon Valley, eastern Boulder County among state’s extraction fluid leaks in 2018 10.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While local anecdotes of environmentally harmful material exposures might seem insignificant to some when considered individually, they contributed to the more than 16,000 barrels of energy development material -- oil, condensate, water used in fracking and other substances — leaked and spilled across the state in 2018, according to a report by the center.
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Caldara: In Colorado you’re still paying for rich folks to buy a luxury second car 8.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Trust me, I’m as tired of writing about how appalling the last legislative session was as you are reading me whine about it. But the hits just keep coming.
Colorado regulators fined oil, gas industry more than $5M 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado oil and gas regulators issued $5.2 million in fines to the industry last year.
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Communities around Rocky Flats unite against oil and gas drilling near former nuclear weapons plant 4.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Leaders from nearly a dozen cities and counties surrounding Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge spoke with one voice Monday, formalizing their opposition to future oil and gas drilling on or under the land where plutonium triggers for the nation's nuclear arsenal were manufactured for decades.
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Colorado wants to spark move to electric vehicles in a big way — with buses, trucks, fleets 31.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
As it moves to get more electric vehicles on the road, the state of Colorado plans to make tens of millions of dollars available in state grants to help increase the number of electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses.
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Suncor’s hydrogen-cyanide emissions exceeded permit last year; Colorado now weighing refinery’s request to increase limit 26.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The pollution from Suncor's Commerce City refinery exemplifies the incremental environmental degradation along Colorado's Front Range that increasingly rankles residents. For decades, people in the largely Latino lower-income north Denver neighborhoods of Globeville and Elyria-Swansea have suffered disproportionately from asthma, cancer and heart-lung ailments --- possibly related to air pollution.
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Carroll: Meeting Colorado’s aggressive clean air goals will take a lot of ambition, innovation and a few breakthroughs 24.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Vincent Carroll : Colorado's aggressive clean air goals require an environment that permits innovation and technical breakthroughs.
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Colorado’s largest utility, Xcel Energy, seeks rate hike that would start next year 23.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Xcel Energy-Colorado, the state's largest electric utility, is seeking a rate a rate increase that would net an additional $158 million a year for upgrades to the grid.
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Letters: Consider promoting human population control; more responses (5/21/19) 21.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Consider promoting human population control Re: “U.N. report weaves together perils facing all creatures,” May 19 commentary The guest commentary by Brian Aucone and Graeme Patterson, both of the Denver Zoo, referenced the recent U.N. report warning of the imminent extinction of up to 1 million plant and animal species. For decades now, we have […]
Boulder researchers find previous studies overestimated oil, gas-related methane emissions in decade-long probe 19.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado oil and gas industry leaders are highlighting a study led by Boulder researchers that found methane emissions from drilling haven’t made large increases despite big boosts in energy production across the country over a decade.
Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux 18.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty over where they might land.
Colorado Petroleum Council announces new executive director 17.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Petroleum Council said Thursday that Lynn Granger has been named as the organization's new executive director.
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Boulder won’t see vehicle fee, natural gas tax — yet 15.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder City Council on Tuesday gave a thumbs-down to a pair of proposals that explored fees on cars and taxes on natural gas use to raise funds for the city’s work in fighting climate change.
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RTD’s electric 16th Street Mall buses cost nearly twice as much to operate as diesel coaches 14.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
RTD pays nearly twice as much per mile to power its 16th Street Mall electric buses as it does its conventional diesel fleet. The higher price is attributed to a "demand charge" levied by Xcel Energy on its commercial customers.
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Mining, energy executive Thomas Congdon built lasting legacy, friends and business associates say 12.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Whether it was through his mining, oil and gas ventures that spanned the globe or his philanthropy and investment in the community, Denver businessman Thomas Congdon built a legacy that family, friends and business partners say made a real difference.
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How Colorado’s Republican lawmakers managed to score some wins 11.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Republicans in Colorado's General Assembly used delay tactics and amendments to slow and in some cases tweak the majority Democrats' agenda this session.
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Renewable energy lab in Golden strikes $100M agreement with oil giant ExxonMobil 10.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
The nation’s leading federal laboratory in research and development of renewable energy has struck a $100 million agreement with oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil to pursue new breakthroughs in low-emission energy technologies. The investment, announced this week, is the largest from an external partner in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s history. About 80 percent […]
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“We don’t have a choice”: Colorado coal counties try to plan for unsure economic future 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
Local government and business leaders from Colorado and across the region shared strategies Friday for making it through the fallout from the declining coal industry.
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