User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Greeley officer who shot suspect stopped massive blast, affidavit states 15.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
A police officer is credited with preventing a massive explosion by shooting a man who was holding a road flare near a methanol tank in northern Colorado.
Greenpeace rig protest brought to an end 14.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Police said nine people in total had been arrested in connection with the demonstration in the Cromarty Firth.
What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Life in Pieces’ on CBS 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

iZombie Liv (Rose McIver) investigates the murder of a chef at a high-end restaurant and soon turns into a relentless perfectionist. Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) tries to identify who is betraying the commander. 8 p.m. CW

Siren While the mermaids get re-acclimated to their sea home,...

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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California law doesn’t apply on these oil drilling platforms, Supreme Court rules 11.6.2019 LA Times: Business

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping.

The high court said that federal law applies to the workers and doesn't require them to be paid...

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State to ask Colorado BLM to defer action on some oil, gas leases proposed in wildlife habitat 11.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State officials and conservationists want action delayed on at least some of the new federal oil and gas leases proposed in Colorado, citing potential impacts on deer, elk, greater sage grouse and a bird being considered for the endangered species list.
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Greenpeace activists board Cromarty Firth oil rig 10.6.2019 BBC: Business
Two campaigners halted an operation to tow the rig out to sea in the Cromarty Firth.
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Trump backers in the oil patch join farmers in the fight against tariffs 7.6.2019 LA Times: Business

U.S. oil companies are frantically lobbying congressional allies and the White House against President Trump’s plan to slap escalating tariffs on Mexican exports, saying it would hike the price of gasoline and strain refiners reliant on crude from the country.

The oil industry’s pushback adds to...

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Aurora OKs oil and gas well project on 6-4 vote 5.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Aurora city council has given ConocoPhillips approval to drill for oil and gas under Colorado’s new law governing such projects.
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Colorado won’t blow up massive boulder that destroyed highway. Here’s why. 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Move over Castle Rock, there's a new "geographical masterpiece" for Colorado commuters and tourists to marvel. Meet Memorial Rock.
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Oil and gas industry 'listening' to climate activist Greta Thunberg 4.6.2019 BBC: Business
A leading figure says the UK offshore industry "is listening" to teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg.
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Rockslide closes road in Dinosaur National Monument, no injuries reported 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A rockslide has closed a section of Colorado roadway in the Dinosaur National Monument.
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Man’s body found in Thornton’s Hunters Glen Lake; investigation is underway 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man's body was found in a Thornton lake on Monday and police are investigating the incident.
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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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Inmarsat lays big satellite order with Airbus 30.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The London-based satellite operator announces a major expansion of its telecommunications network.
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North Dakota oil producers are wasting billions of cubic feet of natural gas 28.5.2019 LA Times: Business

North Dakota oil drillers are falling far short of the state's goals to limit the burning of excess natural gas at well heads, five years after the state adopted rules to reduce the wasteful and environmentally harmful practice.

The industry has spent billions of dollars on infrastructure but is...

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World Helium Shortage Is Putting Space Exploration and Health Care at Risk 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Helium is a vital element in several industries, and a global shortage could have devastating effects.
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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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Native leaders join climate activists targeting BP’s Denver HQ over plans to drill in Arctic 21.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Native Gwich'in leaders joined climate activists in Denver, London and Aberdeen, Scotland, on Monday to demand the fossil fuels giant BP back off plans to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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Lower pay and higher costs: The downside of Lyft's car rental program 20.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It was an advertisement for Lyft that convinced Chris Berry to leave his small town and head to Nashville.

He could make a comfortable living driving for the ride-hailing service, the Craigslist post read, and Lyft would even rent him a car that met the company’s specs.

So Berry, an Iraq war veteran...

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