Regulatory

Gov. Gavin Newsom Fires Top Official Over Fracking Permits — But Won’t Ban the Oil Wells

Gov. Gavin Newsom Fires Top Official Over Fracking Permits — But Won’t Ban the Oil Wells

July 18, 2019 - 6:00 am Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Regulatory
Colorado: Aurora City Council Approves Operator Agreement with ConocoPhillips for 300-Well Development

Colorado: Aurora City Council Approves Operator Agreement with ConocoPhillips for 300-Well Development

Edge of the Wattenberg: Colorado: Weld County Just Created its Own Oil & Gas Department

Colorado: Weld County Just Created its Own Oil & Gas Department

Source: Alaska Gasline Development Corporation

Draft EIS Released for $43 Billion Alaska LNG Project

Colorado Energy Law Fallout: Boulder County Enacts Emergency Oil and Gas Moratorium through Q1 2020

Colorado Energy Law Fallout: Boulder County Enacts Emergency Oil and Gas Moratorium through Q1 2020

July 2, 2019 - 5:13 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Politics, Regulatory
Colorado: COGCC Can’t Use ALJs to Help with 6,300 Drilling Permit Applications

Colorado: COGCC Can’t Use ALJs to Help with 6,300 Drilling Permit Applications

June 21, 2019 - 5:53 am Closing Bell Story, E&P, Regulatory
Wattenberg Field: Weld County Pounces on Local Control in Wake of Colorado’s New Oil and Gas Law

Wattenberg Field: Weld County Pounces on Local Control in Wake of Colorado’s New Oil and Gas Law

June 11, 2019 - 6:34 am Closing Bell Story, E&P, Energy News, Politics, Regulatory
Interior Secretary Postpones Oil Leasing Near New Mexico Tribal Lands

Interior Secretary Postpones Oil Leasing Near New Mexico Tribal Lands

June 3, 2019 - 1:23 pm Closing Bell Story, E&P, Energy News, Regulatory
Colorado Won’t Halt Drilling as it Refocuses Rules on Safety

Colorado Won’t Halt Drilling as it Refocuses Rules on Safety

May 21, 2019 - 7:19 pm Closing Bell Story, E&P, Energy News, Politics, Regulatory
Colorado Oil Regulator COGCC Updates Criteria that Could Delay Permits

Colorado Oil Regulator COGCC Updates Criteria that Could Delay Permits

May 21, 2019 - 2:42 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, Regulatory
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Colorado Governor Appoints Brand New Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

May 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm Closing Bell Story, E&P, Regulatory
Tamarack Valley Energy CEO Brian Schmidt Discusses Ramping his Company’s Waterflood on a Billion-Barrel Oilfield

Tamarack Valley Energy CEO Brian Schmidt Discusses Ramping his Company’s Waterflood on a Billion-Barrel Oilfield

Canadian Senate Committee Nixes Oil Tanker Moratorium Act that would Prevent Energy Exports from B.C.

Canadian Senate Committee Nixes Oil Tanker Moratorium Act that would Prevent Energy Exports from B.C.

May 16, 2019 - 5:08 pm 360 Articles, Canada, Closing Bell Story, Law, Politics, Regulatory
Colorado Energy Bill: Weld County Board of Commissioners Moves to Take Full Control of Oil & Gas Permitting from the State

Colorado Energy Bill: Weld County Board of Commissioners Moves to Take Full Control of Oil & Gas Permitting from the State

May 10, 2019 - 5:27 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Law, Regulatory
North Dakota to Sue Washington State Over Oil Standard for Rail Shipments

North Dakota to Sue Washington State Over Oil Standard for Rail Shipments

May 10, 2019 - 7:28 am Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Regulatory
WPX Energy, Delaware basin. Three drilling rigs on multi-well pads. L to R: Orion Drilling, Pegasus on the CBR 22-10H, Aries on the CBR 22-14H.

Drilling, Revenues from Federal Onshore Lands in an Upswing: 1,919 wells Spud in FY ’18 is 1,000 Higher than FY 2016

Source: University of Colorado

Colorado Energy Bill Results in Crestone Peak’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan Hearing Being Tabled by the COGCC

May 3, 2019 - 2:08 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Politics, Regulatory
Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Export Project Achieves FEIS

Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Export Project Achieves FEIS

May 3, 2019 - 1:46 pm Closing Bell Story, LNG, Press, Regulatory
Colorado Enviro Groups Using the COGCC System to Request 2,500-Foot Setbacks, Add Climate Change Impact Analysis to Colorado Drilling Permit “Objective Criteria,” and to Place an Immediate Pause on COGCC Permitting and Leasing of Minerals

Colorado Enviro Groups Using the COGCC System to Request 2,500-Foot Setbacks, Add Climate Change Impact Analysis to Colorado Drilling Permit “Objective Criteria,” and to Place an Immediate Pause on COGCC Permitting and Leasing of Minerals

April 26, 2019 - 4:51 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Politics, Regulatory
Colorado Energy Overhaul Law: Objective Criteria Items that will Trigger Further Review of Oil & Gas Applications

Colorado Energy Overhaul Law: Objective Criteria Items that will Trigger Further Review of Oil & Gas Applications

April 24, 2019 - 2:16 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Fracing, Regulatory
Dear Weld County’s Hard Working Citizens: When Governor Polis said He wants All Families to have a Chance to Thrive, He Wasn’t Talking about You—Weld County Commissioners

Dear Weld County’s Hard Working Citizens: When Governor Polis said He wants All Families to have a Chance to Thrive, He Wasn’t Talking about You—Weld County Commissioners

April 22, 2019 - 5:56 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Politics, Regulatory
Another Day, Another U.S. FERC LNG Authorization

Another Day, Another U.S. FERC LNG Authorization

April 22, 2019 - 3:38 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, LNG, Regulatory
New Era for Colorado Oil and Gas Permitting and Regulation Starts Now - Oil & Gas 360

New Era for Colorado Oil and Gas Permitting and Regulation Starts Now

Presidential Orders Aim to Ease Restrictions on Energy Infrastructure, Limit Sates’ Say on Energy Projects

Presidential Orders Aim to Ease Restrictions on Energy Infrastructure, Limit Sates’ Say on Energy Projects

April 12, 2019 - 6:54 am Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Midstream, Regulatory
FERC Chairman Speaks Out on Climate Change

FERC Chairman Speaks Out on Climate Change

April 11, 2019 - 6:44 am Closing Bell Story, Power Generation, Regulatory
Trump’s Exec. Order Would Make it Harder to Block Pipelines

Trump’s Exec. Order Would Make it Harder to Block Pipelines

April 10, 2019 - 4:17 pm Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Midstream, Regulatory
U.S. Interior Department Approved 73 Drilling Permits in Wyoming during Shutdown

U.S. Interior Department Approved 73 Drilling Permits in Wyoming during Shutdown

April 5, 2019 - 2:33 pm Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Regulatory
Colorado Energy Overhaul Bill 181 Achieves Final Passage, Heads to Governor Polis

Colorado Energy Overhaul Bill 181 Achieves Final Passage, Heads to Governor Polis

April 3, 2019 - 4:27 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Politics, Regulatory
Final Vote Postponed for Colorado’s Energy Overhaul—Again

Final Vote Postponed for Colorado’s Energy Overhaul—Again

April 2, 2019 - 1:20 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, Jobs, Politics, Regulatory
Amendments to Colorado’s Oil and Gas Overhaul Bill Take SB 19-181 Back to the Senate for Another Vote on Tuesday, April 2

Amendments to Colorado’s Oil and Gas Overhaul Bill Take SB 19-181 Back to the Senate for Another Vote on Tuesday, April 2

April 1, 2019 - 4:58 pm Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Politics, Regulatory