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House Energy Chairman Urges BLM to Reopen Comments on Colorado Leases

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, has urged the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to revise its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for previously issued oil/natural gas leases in the White River National Forest in Colorado to consider new reserve estimates from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Read More

Colorado West Slope Producers Lash Out at Feds Over Mancos Shale

Colorado oil/natural gas industry advocates lashed out on Friday at the Obama administration for "completely ignoring" new U.S. Geological Society (USGS) estimates on the extent of potential reserves in the Mancos Shale along the Western Slope. In play is the industry's long-held contention that leases on federal lands in the area should not be arbitrarily canceled. Read More

Black Hills Oil/Gas Shifting to Utility Focus, CEO Says

With the close of its $1.89 billion acquisition of SourceGas Holding LLC and its utilities in multiple states earlier this year, Rapid City, SD-based Black Hills Corp. is a "pure-play utility" and all of its non-utility units, including its oil/natural gas exploration/production business, will transform to be supportive of the utilities, according to CEO David Emery. Read More