User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Oct 12 2019 01:18 IST RSS 2.0
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Caldara: When local control just goes one way — that’s not local control 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Cities can now raise the minimum wage, but they can’t lower it. That’s not local control. That’s a one-way ratchet.
Halliburton lays off 178 petroleum workers in Mesa County 10.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Halliburton Energy Services let go of 178 workers at its Grand Junction facility on Monday, part of a larger layoff across the region.
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Global job-recruiter says buzz about oil, gas activity drew the company to Colorado 8.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A global job-placement and recruitment company specializing in the energy and manufacturing industries has opened an office in Denver on the strength of the oil and gas activity in northern Colorado.
Trump allies pressed Ukraine over gas firm, sources say 7.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump's main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic.
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Climate activists take aim at ‘Wall Street West’ 1.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Last week, protestors shut down business in San Francisco’s financial center.
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Hong Kong protester shot as China marks its 70th anniversary 1.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground. Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power.
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New billing system causing problems for Xcel Energy customers 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new billing system at Xcel Energy is making it hard for customers to pay their bills online, and the utility company said Monday it is trying to fix it.
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Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Bureau of Land Management’s new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong criticisms from environmentalists and a defense from the senator who orchestrated the headquarters move.
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“Efficiency” jobs make up 22% of Colorado’s energy sector, new report says 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The number of Coloradans working in energy efficiency grew by 7.2% in 2018 and they now make up 22 percent of the state's energy workers, a new report says.
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Xcel Energy-Colorado’s proposed rate increase to face public scrutiny 20.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will begin taking public comment next week on a rate increase Xcel Energy-Colorado proposed in May.
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Colorado’s oil field production could increase if prices stay high after Saudi Arabia attack 18.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Oil prices fell Tuesday as talk of possible retaliation for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities eased a bit and the Saudis restored some of the production, but the impacts on the U.S. and world markets remain a moving target, an analyst said.
O’Brien: Trump is cornered by the Saudi drone attacks 17.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
A small squadron of drones -- and possibly cruise missiles -- penetrated Saudi Arabia's air defenses on Saturday, laying waste to a significant, valuable portion of two of the world's most essential oil processing facilities. Amid worries about the impact of the strikes on global oil markets (half of the kingdom's oil output was affected) and fears about broader military confrontations upending a region perennially vexed by crossed swords, ancient religious rifts, geopolitical maneuvering and greed, facts and conjecture began jockeying for attention.
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Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking -- and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so.
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Letters: Doing the math while debating teachers’ salaries (9/8/19) 8.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Doing the math while debating teachers’ salaries Re: “Teachers’ pay is unacceptably low; here’s how I’ll fix it,” Sept. 1 commentary
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Xcel Energy names company to build huge Cheyenne Ridge wind project on Eastern Plains 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy-Colorado has selected Mortenson to build the 500-megawatt Cheyenne Ridge Wind Project on the state's eastern plains.
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Extraction Oil and Gas announces resignation of CFO Kelley, appointment of new chief accounting officer 6.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Extraction Oil & Gas, one of the major producers in Colorado's Wattenberg Field, said Russell Kelley Jr. will resign as chief financial officer. Tom Brock will assume the role of principal financial officer while continuing in his position as vice president and chief accounting officer.
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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Energy tax on Denver homes and businesses approved for 2020 ballot 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A proposed tax on energy usage is headed toward Denver voters' mailboxes after all. A resident-led initiative has collected enough signatures to make the November 2020 ballot, the city announced Wednesday.
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With their powers combined, strawberries, pistachios and olive oil make for one splendid cake 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
One of the joys of cooking is discovering new ingredients. Put me in a spice store or international grocery, and I am like a kid in a candy shop. (That's still a thing, right?) But there are also plenty of genuine discoveries to make when ingredients you know and love are combined in a way you've never encountered.
Adams County tightens oil and gas regulations, first to do so since Colorado Senate Bill 181 passed 4.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Adams County on Tuesday became the first community in Colorado to enact new rules on oil and gas extraction -- including a doubling of the state-mandated distance between new wells and homes -- since a sweeping industry reform bill was passed by state lawmakers earlier this year.
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