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Piceance Basin

Western Slope Oil Shale Leases Expected To Go To

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Observers in western Colorado, including Garfield County, have been closely watching the increasing corporate and governmental activity aimed at reviv...

EnCana Oil & Gas Fined $200,000 For Colorado And Wyoming Bird Deaths

Grand Junction Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. will pay $200,000 in community-service payments and fines after pleading guilty Thursday to two misdemeanor violations rel...

Surprising Gas Rig Tour

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

Catching up with the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Rig Tour on May 25, I braced myself for a loud, assaultive experience.

Williams Exploration and Production Has Big Plans For Piceance Basin, Says Regulations Won't Stop Them

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PARACHUTE -- Colorado's Piceance Basin remains the No. 1 investment for Williams Exploration and Production, which could more than double its drilling...

Colorado Oil, Gas Producers Worried About Potential Greenhouse Gas Regulations On Operations

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to expand its first-ever greenhouse-gas reporting requirements to include oil and gas production and ...

Oil, Gas Producers In Colorado Showing Signs Of Life

The Denver Post | Mike Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After a punishing year when natural-gas prices slid to their lowest level since 2002, there are signs of life in Colorado's oil and gas fields. The...

Colorado's Gas Industry Following National Trends; Struggles Due To Prices, Not Regulations

Durango Herald | By Joe Hanel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Gov. Bill Ritter has something in common with Sarah Palin. The Colorado Democrat and the Alaska Republican could hardly be more different po...

Battlement Mesa Citizens Taking On Oil And Gas Industry And Winning

Glenwood Springs Post Independent, | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BATTLEMENT MESA, Colorado �" As in the cinematic fables of Rocky Balboa versus Apollo Creed, or the Mighty Ducks against the Hawks, the controversy ...

Mule Deer Herds Threatened By Drilling In Piceance Basin

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Stepped-up natural gas drilling in northwestern Colorado can ripple-effect Denver politics, where wrangling over new drilling regulations last week to...

ExxonMobil-XTO Energy Deal Seen As A Harbinger Of Good Times For Struggling Western Slope

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | DENNIS WEBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a move seen as a vote of confidence in the future of America's natural gas industry, ExxonMobil said Monday it plans to acquire XTO Energy Inc. in ...