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BLM To Offer Oil and Gas Leases Near Dinosaur

As part of the Trump Administration’s goal to strengthen America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management will offer 75 parcels, totaling approximately 94,000 acres in Duchesne, Uintah and Emery counties at its December oil and gas lease sale. Four of the Continue reading

Labor Day Travelers To Pay More At The Pump

According to AAA, more than 600,000 Coloradans will travel 50 or more miles away from home this Labor Day weekend. Coloradans planning to travel by car this year will pay an average of $2.45 for a gallon of gas, a 20- to Continue reading

Will Hurricane Harvey Affect CO Gas Prices?

Although Hurricane Harvey is a long way from Colorado, it still has the potential to affect the State’s gas prices. The storm crashed into the central Texas coast, straight through some of the country’s largest oil refineries. There are 16 oil refineries in the area that account for 18.2 percent of total U.S. oil refining capacity. While Coloradans should expect to see Continue reading

BLM Modifies Wyoming Coal Lease

The BLM Wyoming Rock Springs Field Office approved a coal lease modification last week for Black Butte Coal Company. The modification will allow the company to mine approximately 9.2 million tons of additional coal. The lease modification Continue reading

Firefighter Sustained 2nd Degree Burns

The situation that led to a firefighter being injured while battling the Temple Fire earlier this month, 23 miles southwest of Craig, is now clear. According to a report from the Northwest Continue reading

Coloradans Hit The Road For Memorial Day

More people from Colorado are projected to travel this Memorial Day Weekend than have since the summer of 2005. Over 715,000 Coloradans, or roughly 13% of the population, are expected to travel 50 miles or more from Continue reading

Man Who Stole Laughing Gas In Craig Found Dead

Police have determined the person responsible for the February break-in at the Craig  Airgas was the same individual found deceased in a Vernal hotel room in March. Eagle County Continue reading

Exploding Cookware Results In Fire

Glass cookware that was left on a burning gas stove resulted in a fire Sunday morning at a home on Connor Drive in Craig. The occupant of the home had left the cookware on the stove when he went to bed Saturday night and was awoken around 5 Sunday morning, when the glass cookware exploded and Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Oil And Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District in Wyoming is looking for public comment on an environmental assessment, for a proposed oil and gas lease sale. Forty-seven parcels of land totaling over 74,000 acres will be offered within the district, Continue reading

Murdoch’s In Craig Evacuated

The Murdoch’s store in Craig was evacuated for a period of time Wednesday morning, due to a gas leak. Employees working in the warehouse in the back of the store reported the smell of gas. After shutting off the main gas line into the store, firefighters Continue reading

Colorado Coal Production Hits 40 Year Low

Numbers show Colorado coal production hit a 40 year low in 2016, falling by nearly 40 percent from 2015. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, nationwide production fell by almost 18 percent.  Colorado Continue reading

Coal Production Falls Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoThe most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts” shows that coal production continued to slip in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. Numbers show total Continue reading