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Need an oil field job? ‘Interviews’ result in arrests for 15 fugitives

Greeley police and Weld County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested 15 fugitives with 18 misdemeanor and five felony warrants being served from municipalities in Weld and Larimer counties. A joint operation of the Greeley Police Department Patrol, Greeley Police Special Enforcement Team and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit led to the arrests. The operation involved contacting wanted individuals ...

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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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Judge: Oil field work caused Weld County man’s death

LOVELAND, Colo. — A judge’s decision that the death of a Weld County oil and gas worker was caused by exposure to hydrocarbons could have major implications for the industry. Federal health officials are taking a closer look at the dangers of “tank gauging,” the practice of measuring oil levels after opening a tank hatch, The Denver Post reported Wednesday. ...

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New CNG station to enter welcoming market

Work on Greeley’s newest planned compressed natural gas fueling station is continuing, and it looks like a good time to do it. As officials across the state and county push for more alternative fuel usage, especially compressed natural gas, Ward Energy is adding its fourth CNG station in Weld County. It will be the largest CNG fueling station in the ...

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Oil, gas slowdown may explain slight increase in Weld County unemployment rate, slowdown in Greeley tax revenues

Colorado’s oil and gas slowdown may be starting to chip away at regional employment numbers and tax revenues, according to state and local reports released this week. But now is probably a better time than many to weather a downturn, said Alexandra Hall, chief economist with the state Department of Labor and Employment, in a conference call with journalists Wednesday. ...

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