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Gov. Hickenlooper wraps up trade mission in Israel

DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is wrapping up a two-week trade mission with a visit to Israel. On Monday, Hickenlooper helped ring the opening bell at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and also visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. His visit came amid tensions among Israelis ...

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Encana selling holdings in Colorado’s DJ Basin

DENVER— Encana Corp. is selling some once prized oil and gas holdings in Colorado. The Canadian company announced Thursday that its U.S. subsidiary has reached a deal to sell its assets in the oil-rich Denver Julesburg Basin to a partnership headed by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. It says the sale, which is subject to regulatory approval, is worth ...

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Interior Dept.: High-risk oil, gas wells checks lack funding

Oil well

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday. The Obama administration has proposed a fee on oil and gas drillers that would allow the land management agency to hire more ...

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Fracking company reaches tentative settlement on overtime lawsuit

A Canadian fracking company has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a class-action lawsuit claiming it underpaid its U.S. workers when they worked overtime, according to federal court documents. The settlement would cover an estimated 1,039 people who worked for Calfrac Well Services Ltd. of Alberta, Canada, in Pennsylvania as well as Arkansas, Colorado, and North Dakota. U.S. District ...

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