With the emergence of the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin as a leading producer, Colorado’s Weld County is being touted as the DJ’s core. The county is on pace to become the state’s major natural gas producer this year, according to Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) data.
Articles from Garfield
Elected officials in natural gas-rich Garfield County in the Piceance Basin in western Colorado have written FERC urging expedited approval of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project at Coos Bay, OR.
Colorado’s top oil and natural gas regulator told executives in Denver Tuesday that adopting a culture in the onshore that goes above and beyond what’s legally required will do more than anything to achieve community acceptance.
Under a settlement of a pending court case, the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in northwestern Colorado has agreed to reevaluate air quality impacts on 34 authorized, but not yet permitted, oil and natural gas drilling projects in the western part of the state.
Elected leaders in Garfield County in west-central Colorado on Monday agreed to have university researchers proceed with a study of the emissions from natural gas drilling operations in parts of the nearby Piceance Basin. County commissioners directed staff to develop a draft agreement with Colorado State University (CSU) researchers for consideration when the commission meets again in September.