Oil and Gas http://www.kunc.org en Greeley Injection Well Possibly Linked To Quakes, Regulators Require Changes http://www.kunc.org/post/greeley-injection-well-possibly-linked-quakes-regulators-require-changes <p>The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is requiring operators of a Weld County injection well to alter how wastewater is disposed of in that well, saying they believe the well may be linked to recent earthquakes in the area.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:52:39 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58905 at http://www.kunc.org Greeley Injection Well Possibly Linked To Quakes, Regulators Require Changes Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-nixes-special-session-oil-and-gas-battle-moves-ballot <p>Governor John Hickenlooper has formally pulled the plug on the possibility of a special legislation session to consider stricter rules for the oil and gas industry. Hickenlooper said there weren't enough stakeholders on board for a bipartisan solution.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:57:24 +0000 Bente Birkeland 58890 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot Oil And Gas Glut Taxing The West's Pipeline Networks http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-and-gas-glut-taxing-wests-pipeline-networks <p>In the first quarter of 2014, the United States surpassed both Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. It already hit that mark for natural gas in late 2013. All of that oil and gas has to be transported from the fields where it’s drilled to refineries and processing plants.</p><p>Most of that is done by pipeline, but the nation’s pipeline infrastructure isn’t currently up to the task.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Joyce - Wyoming Public Media & Inside Energy 58860 at http://www.kunc.org Oil And Gas Glut Taxing The West's Pipeline Networks Confusion Among Voters As Energy Ballot Initiative Deadline Looms http://www.kunc.org/post/confusion-among-voters-energy-ballot-initiative-deadline-looms <p>Summer isn’t the only thing heating up Denver’s 16<sup>th</sup> Street Mall this July. Pedestrians and workers are seeing more activity as advocates gather signatures for energy-related ballot issues.</p><p>A few of these proposals restrict oil and gas drilling, while others support it. With their contradictory messages &nbsp;– including sometimes inaccurate talking points from both sides – some Colorado voters say they are getting confused.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 58834 at http://www.kunc.org Confusion Among Voters As Energy Ballot Initiative Deadline Looms North Dakota Pipeline Spills Over 1 Million Gallons Of Salty Wastewater Near Lake http://www.kunc.org/post/north-dakota-pipeline-spills-over-1-million-gallons-salty-wastewater-near-lake <p>A leaky pipeline has spilled about 1 million gallons of saltwater near a North Dakota reservoir&nbsp;that supplies drinking water to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.&nbsp;The pipeline, owned by the Texas-based Crestwood Midstream Partners, runs along the shore of Bear Den Bay on Lake Sakakwea,&nbsp;a reservoir on the Missouri River.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:40:37 +0000 Emily Guerin & Inside Energy 58820 at http://www.kunc.org North Dakota Pipeline Spills Over 1 Million Gallons Of Salty Wastewater Near Lake