Tag Archives: oil and gas

Pro-Fracking Group to Refund Campaign Contributions

frackingA report says Coloradans for Responsible Reform – the organization set up to fight Congressman Jared Polis’ oil-and-gas regulatory ballot measures – will Continue reading

Hickenlooper Still Considering Special Session

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Lawmakers and groups with a stake in oil and gas development in Colorado have a draft bill from the governor’s office that seeks to find a compromise on local control rules for the booming fracking industry.  Governor John Hickenlooper will order a special legislative session if there is consensus on the proposal aimed at trying to stave off Continue reading

Hickenlooper’s Oil and Gas Compromise Gets Resistance

oil-and-gas-drilling-300Governor Hickenlooper’s attempt to compromise on legislation that would simultaneously give local governments more control over oil and gas operations, yet protect the rights of a company to drill, has Continue reading

Southwestern Energy Buys Shell and Quicksilver Holdings

oil-and-gas-drilling-300Houston based Southwestern Energy Company has acquired oil and gas assets on land in Moffat and Routt Counties, from Shell and Quicksilver Resources.  Southwestern already has plans to follow-up the purchase with a $50 million Continue reading

Northwest RAC to Meet in Craig May 29th

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet May 29th in Craig.  The meeting is open to the public, and there will be opportunities for the public to make comment.  Agenda items include managing the Continue reading

Tipton to Visit Northwest Colorado Next Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Northwest Colorado next week to give constituents a legislative update, and hear concerns from citizens.  Although his itinerary hasn’t yet been finalized, Tipton plans to stop in Steamboat and Craig.  In Craig, he’ll hold a Town Hall meeting, meet with City and County officials and Craig Rotary.  Tipton’s latest efforts have had him fighting to limit Continue reading