User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Jul 11 2020 05:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Federal ruling on Weld County emissions could make life harder for oil and gas industry 11.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that an emissions-heavy section of northern Weld County -- currently excluded from limits on air pollution imposed on the Denver metro area -- should be counted, potentially ratcheting up pressure on the oil and gas industry to operate more cleanly or cut output.
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New Mexico fines Denver-based firm $5.3M for air pollution 8.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
The New Mexico Environment Department has fined an oil and gas company more than $5.3 million for repeated violations of state air pollution standards.
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Colorado companies ride a rising tide of oil prices higher 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
The biggest quarterly jump in oil prices in three decades helped shares of several Colorado companies double and even triple in value during the second quarter.
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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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PDC Energy will pay $688K to settle allegations that it tapped federal minerals without getting lease, permits 18.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
PDC Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $688,500 in a settlement of allegations that it drilled and produced publicly owned oil and gas in Weld County without obtaining a lease and permit, the U.S. attorney's office said.
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Platte River Power Authority to close coal-fired power plant by 2030 17.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Rawhide coal plant started operating in 1984. About 100 people work at the plant, which can produce 280 megawatts of electricity.
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Vulnerable Republicans flip their stance on conservation bill 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ahead of the elections, two senators champion the Land and Water Conservation fund, showing the political power of public lands.
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Xcel Energy crews fixing ruptured natural gas pipeline on South Parker Road 7.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Xcel Energy crews are repairing a ruptured natural gas pipeline on South Parker Road in Aurora.
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Xcel Energy meter readers are back on the job 2.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy Colorado put its electric and gas meter readers back on the streets Monday after pulling them in mid-April over COVID-19 concerns.
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Williams considering plan to use the sun to power its oil, gas operations in Colorado, other states 29.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
Williams, a natural gas processing and transmission company, is looking at spending up to $400 million on solar energy installations to power its operations in Colorado and eight other states.
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Jordan Cove pipeline moves forward, despite Oregon’s opposition 28.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The company insists the pipeline will help Gov. Kate Brown recover economically from COVID-19.
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Denver native will take over as BP America’s chairman, president starting July 1 28.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
David Lawler, a Denver native and CEO of BPX Energy, is adding the jobs of BP America's chairman and president to his portfolio.
Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks? 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Under a pandemic, Trump backslides pollution and wildlife protection standards.
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Bureau of Land Management leaders have lost their way 26.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A former state director argues narrow interests have dominated the agency’s direction.
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Ailing oil companies get a pass on royalties 21.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
According to documents obtained by High Country News, the BLM bypassed normal processes to provide pandemic relief.
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Guest Commentary: Coronavirus bails out the oil patch 20.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Hundreds of millions of dollars are likely to end up in the pockets of oil and coal investors and executives in what may be the biggest campaign donor payoff in U.S. history.
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Trump admin sprints to weaken environmental protections during pandemic 12.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘There’s a lot they want to get done before the election, just in case.’
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Colorado’s oil and gas country – and its people – suffer from twin hits to industry 3.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
Weld County oil jobs are disappearing amid the double whammy of the coronavirus pandemic and a global oil price war.
Colorado new oil and gas permits plunge by 96% in April from a year earlier 30.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado will delay hearings on a major revamp of its oil and gas regulations by about six weeks, even as concerns mount about how much of the state's petroleum industry will be left to regulate.
Officials say former CU Boulder scientist did not separate public research from private company 25.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Detlev Helmig most recently attracted attention for a paper that stated emissions from oil and gas production on the Front Range are largely underestimated.
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