User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Aug 22 2019 21:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Drillinginfo marks 20th anniversary with new name — Enverus. Find out what that means. 22.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, Drillinginfo, a provider of analytics, data and intelligence to energy companies across the world, is changing its name to Enverus.
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No slumping in pumping despite strictures in Colorado’s new oil and gas law 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The more than two dozen rigs operating today in Colorado's oil and gas fields won't be going silent any time soon, even with the enactment this year of a law that promises to make life tougher for the industry statewide.
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Letters: Can the Denver City Council clear the air? (8/18/19) 18.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Can the Denver City Council clear the air? Re: “Pollution tax is not ready for prime time,” Aug. 11 editorial
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Colorado severance tax collections expected to drop sharply, even though a bust is nowhere in sight 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado, like other states, taxes the natural resources that are "severed" or removed from the earth. But after two up years, those revenues are expected to drop by half, and possibly more, depending on how much a global economic slow down weighs on commodity prices.
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Is it too late for Colorado to capture billions of dollars in oil and gas tax revenues in a permanent fund? 18.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Centennial State still has no permanent mineral trust fund; that's OK, say those who see system working as envisioned
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Colorado economic growth slightly below forecast 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Growing but slowing remains the theme for Colorado's economy this year, according to an update of the Colorado Business Economic Outlook from the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Anti-fracking groups file motion to reopen case forbidding Longmont’s fracking ban 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Rising and Our Longmont, two anti-fracking advocacy groups announced on Wednesday that they filed a motion in Boulder District Court to reopen the case that forbid the City of Longmont from enacting a fracking ban in 2012 that voters approved with a 60 percent majority.
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Denver council pushes “pollution tax” on business to pay for climate change initiative 9.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A majority of Denver City Council members support a new tax on businesses that could raise $43 million per year for a climate change mitigation program. The proposal could go to voters for approval this fall.
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Can Western states afford to break the boom-and-bust cycle? 7.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Climate action on public lands would force a reckoning for fossil fuel dependent states and communities.
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Guest Commentary: Reality of carbon capture for Xcel plants not even close to proponents’ wishful thinking 5.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Jon Caldara’s July 12 op-ed on Xcel’s Colorado Energy Plan (Caldara: Xcel Energy should consider carbon capture to save the planet and our pocketbooks) attacks the utility company and the broader environmental community, saying that the latter is motivated primarily by feelings of virtue rather than cold hard facts. Guess what? The facts are not in Caldara’s favor.
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Weld County launches first-of-its-kind oil and gas department as tensions flare over Colorado’s energy future 5.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As cities and counties around Colorado continue revamping their regulations for energy extraction -- with more than half a dozen communities already having suspended drilling while they do so -- Weld County is making it loud and clear that it plans to put no impediments in the way of industry. On Monday, this county northeast of metro Denver will open a first-in-Colorado local oil and gas department to process drilling permit applications and regulate well pads throughout the mineral-rich county.
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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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Hitting the gas on electric cars: That’s the goal of Colorado officials, automakers 30.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State agencies and automobile manufacturers announced an agreement Monday on a proposal intended to get more electric vehicles on Colorado roads faster. State officials, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers will submit their joint proposal to the state Air Quality Control Commission, which will hold hearings starting Aug. 13 on a zero-emission vehicle rule.
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Denver Post listening tour: Greeley sees a renaissance, but has its worries, too 28.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
On a recent Tuesday afternoon, downtown Greeley was thriving, with restaurants full and a steady stream of foot traffic on the city’s sidewalks. On the outskirts of town, large new homes back up to the expansive farms that have long defined this area.
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Tri-State Generation asks Feds to regulate its electricity rates 24.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association said Tuesday that it has applied with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to regulate the wholesale electricity rates it charges in Colorado and surrounding states.
10th Circuit reverses TABOR ruling, says lawsuit can challenge Colorado law’s constitutionality 23.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
An 8-year-old legal challenge to the constitutionality of Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights is back on again, following a decision by a federal appeals court Monday that found some plaintiffs in the case have a right to sue.
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Ivanka Trump visits Lockheed Martin in Littleton as part of workforce development tour 23.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump visited Lockheed Martin in Littleton on Monday as part of a nationwide tour promoting workforce development.
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VP Mike Pence attending campaign events in Windsor and Aspen on Monday 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Vice President Mike Pence will make two stops in Colorado on Monday, but not tour Aurora's immigration detention facility, the site of a recent large scale protest and flag incident, as well as ongoing complaints about care.
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Colorado oil and gas regulators tell Weld County the state still has authority over where wells can go 22.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State oil and gas regulators are moving to rein in mineral-rich Weld County in the era of Senate Bill 181, the law passed this spring that gives more power to local governments to manage energy extraction within their borders.
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Trump administration’s push for energy production on public lands would increase Colorado’s emissions, report finds 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Public lands in Colorado and across the West could make climate change worse if oil and gas leases recently sold by federal land managers start producing and emitting millions of tons of greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a report released Tuesday by a national environmental organization.
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