Noble Energy http://www.kunc.org en Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers http://www.kunc.org/post/latest-oil-spill-poudre-raises-questions-about-sites-near-rivers <p>After a Noble Energy storage tank that spilled 178 barrels -- about 7,500 gallons -- of oil into the Poudre River was discovered June 20, questions arose about how vulnerable some oil and gas facilities are to flood damage.</p><p>The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has <a href="http://cogcc.state.co.us/Announcements/Hot_Topics/Flood2013/FinalStaffReportLessonsLearned20140314.pdf">estimated [.pdf]</a> that "more than 5,900 oil and gas wells lie within 500 feet of a Colorado waterway that is substantial enough to be named."</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:13:17 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58136 at http://www.kunc.org Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers Colorado At The Epicenter Of A Political Fracking Fight http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-epicenter-political-fracking-fight <p>Colorado is quickly becoming ground zero for a political war over the future of hydraulic fracturing. Political spending both for and against potential anti-fracking ballot measures is already washing over the state.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:30:20 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 57621 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado At The Epicenter Of A Political Fracking Fight From Desk To The Drill, Aims Preps New Oil And Gas Workers http://www.kunc.org/post/desk-drill-aims-preps-new-oil-and-gas-workers <p>In Colorado, the oil and gas industry employees nearly 30,000 people in the field – and they’re looking for more.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:40:43 +0000 Nathan Heffel 49261 at http://www.kunc.org From Desk To The Drill, Aims Preps New Oil And Gas Workers Niobrara Shale Formation Continues To Fuel NoCo Job Growth http://www.kunc.org/post/niobrara-shale-formation-continues-fuel-noco-job-growth <p>Drilling has been booming across the Niobrara shale formation, which covers much of northeastern Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. That formation is now estimated to be a third bigger than first thought.</p><p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:59:25 +0000 Nathan Heffel 37784 at http://www.kunc.org Niobrara Shale Formation Continues To Fuel NoCo Job Growth Fort Collins Rejects Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium http://www.kunc.org/post/fort-collins-rejects-oil-and-gas-permit-moratorium <p>After an hour of public testimony and discussion, Fort Collins city council members rejected an 8-month moratorium on issuing oil and gas permits.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 04:33:18 +0000 Grace Hood 28413 at http://www.kunc.org Fort Collins Rejects Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium