Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

5:36pm

Mon August 13, 2012
Politics

Governor Hickenlooper Says ‘No’ to 2016 Presidential Bid

Governor John Hickenlooper.

Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday to get his take on the state’s oil and gas regulations, his concerns about legalizing marijuana on the November election ballot, and why he isn’t planning a future political career in the national spotlight.

5:00am

Mon August 13, 2012
Environment

Fracking Is Going to Happen Says New Head of COGCC

Matt Lepore is the new director for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Beatty & Wzniak, P.C.
  • KUNC's State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland talked to COGCC Director Matt Lepore about his new job and how he views the future of the drilling industry in Colorado.

The agency that regulates oil and gas development in the state has hired a new director. Matt Lepore is the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s former attorney and takes the helm today, during what many see as a tumultuous time for the industry.

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5:00am

Fri August 10, 2012

7:45am

Thu August 9, 2012
Energy

VIDEO: Coal And Natural Gas Arm Wrestle For Colorado Energy Dominance

Screencap from PBS NewsHour's report on coal vs. natural gas in Colorado. Pictured is PBS' Ray Saurez with David Eaves, CEO of Public Service.
youtube.com

PBS NewsHour continues their energy series with a visit to Colorado. Coal has been a traditional source of electrical energy in the state, but now a new energy source - natural gas - is making inroads.

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3:31pm

Wed August 1, 2012
Environment

More Drilling for Boulder County Open Space

screencap map of wells, oil and gas development between Boulder and Niwot.
Boulder County bouldercounty.org

Five new oil and gas wells will be drilled on Boulder County Open Space in the next two weeks because the land’s oil and gas rights were already leased out prior to its purchase by Boulder County.

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