29 Oct 2015

Poll: Majority of Colo. Voters Favor Increased Oil, Gas Development

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Poll: Majority of Colo. Voters Favor Increased Oil, Gas Development

The following information comes from the API Smartbrief via Nick Snow of the Oil & Gas Journal. It announces that registered voters in Colorado are ore likely to back a candidate who supports Oil and Gas Development. See the original article here. Visit API.org. Sixty-eight percent of registered Colorado voters said they were more likely to back a candidate […]

24 Jul 2015

IPAA Sage Grouse Highlights

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From the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) ESA Watch Newsletter: New Report Highlights Sage Grouse Conservation. The Sage Grouse Initiative, a partnership of ranchers, agencies, universities, non-profit groups, and businesses, released a new report this week highlighting voluntary conservation efforts in place to protect the greater sage-grouse and its habitat. The initiative, launched by the U.S. […]

6 May 2015

Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

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Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

Below is a question and answer interview that introduces the Colorado Petroleum Council and its new executive director, Tracee Bentley. The post was originally seen on EnergyTomorrow.org. It was written/conducted by Energy Tomorrow’s Mark Green. To see the original, click here Q&A: Bentley Working to Safely Harness Colorado Energy The Colorado Petroleum Council and its new […]

2 Feb 2015

Colorado Smoothing Years of Controversy over Petroleum-Industry Operations

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Colorado, like Idaho is on a path toward a more secure energy future. The information below is about Colorado and comes from a variety of sources including the Denver Business Journal and Colorado’s Oil and Gas Task Force website. Both states, Idaho and Colorado are working hard to develop a responsible and balanced energy policy. To learn […]

31 Dec 2015

Dec. 31st, 2014 – Sage Grouse Headlines

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The following media clips come from news sources across the nation. IPAA’s ES Watch captures the latest news on the sage grouse rulings. Each clip shows it’s original source. To read more of each story, click the highlighted links found in each clip. NATIONAL Colorado county signals plan for sage grouse suit. Associated Press. A western Colorado county in […]

14 Nov 2014

U.S. Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

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The information below came from ABC news. It was written by Dan Elliott of the Associated Press.  The original article can be seen here. The photo above was provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows a Gunnison Sage Grouse with tail feathers fanned near Gunnison, Colo. Federal officials are preparing to announce whether the Gunnison sage […]

5 Aug 2014

Colorado compromise aims to head off fracking showdown at ballot box

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The article below is a repost from Fuel Fix.  It was written by Jennifer A. Dlouhy. The original post may be seen here. WASHINGTON — A last-minute deal in Colorado is aimed at averting a ballot showdown in November over the future of hydraulic fracturing and drilling regulations in the state that threatened to strand oil […]

25 Jul 2014

Energy Headlines: Judge strikes down Colorado Town’s Fracking Ban

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The following headlines came from POLITICO Morning Energy News, a weekly newsletter.  It was written by Alex Guillén With help from Erica Martinson.  Each of the headlines below relate to the recent ruling against the ban on fracking. JUDGE STRIKES DOWN COLORADO TOWN’S FRACKING BAN: A Colorado judge on Thursday gave a big win to the oil and […]

8 Jun 2014

Study: Big Savings for Colorado School Districts, Taxpayers from New Oil and Gas Production

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Article Source: American Petroleum Institute WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 ? A new study shows that America’s shale energy revolution is saving millions for Colorado schools districts and other government offices, said API Vice President for Regulatory and Economic Policy Kyle Isakower. “The oil and natural gas revolution isn’t just supporting manufacturers, it’s helping to keep costs down […]

22 May 2014

Colorado Makes a Home on the Energy Frontier

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Our neighbor, Colorado is at the forefront of an oil and gas boom, bringing thousands of new jobs to the state and billions in investment. And we draw worldwide attention for figuring out ways to regulate energy operations that balance industry needs with environmental concerns. But Colorado also is a battle ground for hot energy […]

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