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Energy Pipeline: COGA, COGCC award-winners

Several people and companies took home some proverbial hardware in August during the annual Rocky Mountain Energy Summit through the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The awards and their recipients were announced at the summit, which was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver: COGA Summit Awards –Emerging Leader Award Sarah ...

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Marijuana concerned about Colorado energy

It takes a lot of energy to grow quality marijuana. So much that Colorado residents can thank the pot industry for preventing an increase in this year’s electricity bill.  Since most  marijuana plants are grown indoors, they need supplemental light to survive. Heat and humidity must also be controlled, and all these factors add to the bill. “The latest Xcel ...

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Oil and gas task force to meet in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. — The governor’s Oil and Gas task force is calling on the public for help with issues relating to the development of oil and gas in residential areas. The Greeley Tribune reports the task force will meet in Greeley on Monday to gather input on two recommendations, which include local government collaboration with oil and gas operators and ...

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PDC may start drilling in the Utica again

After suspending its oil and gas drilling operations in December of last year, PDC Energy Inc. announced it may resume work sooner than planned. PDC suspended its oil and gas operations in Ohio’s Utica Shale formation due to better economics in the shale field located near its “home” in Denver.  However, now that the company has received positive feedback from ...

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Pioneer to close Denver office

Pioneer Natural Resources

Another energy company is leaving the Denver area, and it’s taking about half of its jobs with it, the Denver Business Journal reports. Pioneer Natural Resources announced yesterday that it will close its Denver office and cut about 100 jobs at its Trinidad field office “as a result of continued weakness in natural gas prices and the recent collapse of ...

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Noble announces cuts for 2015

Colorado’s oil and gas industry has seen cut after cut so far this year, and Noble Energy Inc. will follow suit, according to the Denver Business Journal. The company announced on Thursday that it plans to slash its budget by 40 percent, driving the projected spending down to $2.9 million. In the Denver-Julesburg Basin specifically, the company said will only ...

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GOP moves pro-fracking measure ahead of report

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in Colorado’s Senate advanced a pro-fracking measure Friday that makes a statement in advance of a long-awaited report on new limits on the oil and gas industry. The Senate bill would penalize local governments that limit drilling procedures, especially hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. When a government makes a mineral owner’s underground property less valuable, the government ...

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‘Don’t Frack Denver’ campaign asks city to block practice

DENVER — A coalition including conservationists and neighborhood activists is asking Denver’s mayor and City Council to block fracking in the city and the river valleys that supply its drinking water. The “Don’t Frack Denver” campaign was announced Tuesday. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, pumps high-pressure water, sand and chemicals into underground formations to release oil and gas. Opponents say it ...

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State drilling panel reviews proposals as deadline nears

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas drilling is holding two days of meetings in Denver to discuss its recommendations, which are due in late February. The 21-member task force is scheduled to review proposals during public during meetings Monday and Tuesday. Hickenlooper formed the panel in September to look for solutions to disputes over local ...

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