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On the road to progress — Oil and gas industry relations with public growing better

Amid a crowd of business owners, Windsor residents and town staff, proponents and opponents of oil and gas activity in the region jockeyed to influence Windsor’s future during a comprehensive plan meeting last May. Town staff tried to ease the tension between oil and gas representatives and community organizations, but their best efforts were in vain. Some residents, many of ...

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Anadarko gears up for horizontal drilling in Fort Lupton

FORT LUPTON — Oil and gas activity may be trailing off throughout the country, but officials at Anadarko Petroleum are gearing up to make their southern Weld County acreage more active than it has been in five years. Officials from the Fort Lupton city, along with economic development folks and energy industry advocates, celebrated Anadarko — one of the top ...

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Oil, gas speakers: Industry downturn will only be solved by innovation, efficiencies and time

DENVER — The key to surviving an environment in which crude and natural gas prices remain near decade lows is to look internally, innovate, and simply wait it out, industry executives said Tuesday. But a healthy recovery won’t happen any time soon, they told a small crowd of industry professionals at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual Rocky Mountain ...

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Anadarko to begin horizontal drilling in Fort Lupton

FORT LUPTON, Colo. — Oil and gas activity is set to increase in northern Colorado as Anadarko Petroleum develops its drilling program in Fort Lupton as part of a much larger project in Weld County. The Greeley Tribune reports Fort Lupton officials and energy industry advocates on Tuesday celebrated Anadarko, one of the top two oil and gas companies in ...

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Editorial: More productive conversation appearing between oil and gas industry and area residents

The debate about how to live with energy development operations has been a regular feature of this page and of discussions at public meetings in Weld County since hydraulic fracturing revolutionized oil and gas operations and brought a host of energy companies into the region. For a long time, the conversations felt repetitive, and the positions seemed intractable. But just ...

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On the road to progress: Oil and gas industry relations with public growing better

Amid a crowd of business owners, Windsor residents and town staff, proponents and opponents of oil and gas activity in the region jockeyed to influence Windsor’s future during a comprehensive plan meeting May 6. Town staff tried to ease the tension between oil and gas representatives and community organizations, but their best efforts were in vain. Some residents, many of ...

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Wells Ranch line continues to burn residual gas, in-house investigation pending

The ruptured pipeline that exploded on Wells Ranch about 17 miles northeast of Greeley continued Friday to burn residual natural gas under the supervision of energy industry and fire officials, according to a news release from Williams Midstream. The explosion occurred about 2:15 p.m. Thursday on Wells Ranch near the intersection of Weld County roads 61 1/2 and 66, just ...

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