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Comment On New Oil And Gas Development

In accordance with the Trump Administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office released four environmental assessments concerning oil and gas Continue reading

Bill To Facilitate “All-Of-The-Above” Energy Policy Advances

A bill that would set the United States on a path towards developing a responsible, all-of-the-above energy strategy was passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee earlier this week. The bill, which was sponsored by Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, would require the Energy Information Administration to project U.S. energy needs over the Continue reading

Comment On Potential Oil And Gas Lease Sale

In keeping with the Trump administration’s goal of strengthening America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management’s High Desert District in Wyoming is asking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for a Continue reading

New Railroad Line Coming To Craig?

The Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday agreed to look for funding to help pay for a study to assess the feasibility of building a railroad line between Craig and the Uintah Basin. Representatives from the 7 County Continue reading

Watch Out For Credit Card Skimmers

Steamboat Police are warning residents to be on the look out for suspicious devices when paying at the pump. Two skimming devices have been recovered recently from local gas stations. Skimming devices read the information stored on the magnetic strip while a credit card passes through an attached device. Depending on the financial institution, the Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Passed, More Cuts Expected

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a preliminary budget for 2018 at their meeting yesterday. The County continues to experience budget difficulties as revenues from property taxes have fallen more Continue reading

Colorado Pipelines Fail Leak Tests

About 430 oil and gas pipelines failed recent leak-detection tests, according to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. That’s about-one third of 1 percent of all the lines tested. Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered the tests after a home explosion in Firestone Continue reading

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