Broomfield, CO, officials late Monday conditionally approved a 1,500-page comprehensive drilling plan (CDP) by Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. for six well pads.
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Broomfield, CO, which has long sought more oversight of oil and natural gas operations, on Tuesday called for rules that impact energy operations within city boundaries.
Broomfield, CO, voters on Tuesday passed a ballot measure to impose local oversight over oil and natural gas activities, and earlier this week the Lafayette, CO, city council enacted a six-month moratorium on drilling activities.
Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. has reached an operating agreement with Broomfield, CO, culminating a year-long process to begin exploration and production (E&P) activity in the area.
One of the Colorado towns that started a series of local government moves to halt oil/natural gas drilling several years ago, Broomfield, saw its city council Tuesday night vote to indefinitely postpone action on a proposed oil/gas moratorium.
The Colorado Oil/Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) recently began a series of 11 meetings with local governments to discussion implementation of two recommendations for more local involvement in oil/gas activities from a statewide governor-appointed task force that concluded its work in February (see Shale Daily,Feb. 25).
An investor rights law firm has filed a class action lawsuit to block the $912 million sale of North American natural gas storage operator Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC to an affiliate of Brookfield Infrastructure.
The City of Broomfield, CO, on Thursday became the fourth municipality in the state this month to have voters pass a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The results, delayed since the Nov. 5 ballot, showed a 17-vote margin for the five-year ban.
While they are unlikely to impact future production totals and may face court challenges, local community anti-hydraulic fracturing (fracking) ballot measures are likely to continue to emerge, the head of the Colorado Oil/Gas Association (COGA) told NGI’s Shale Daily on Thursday.