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

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

The Weld County oil & gas department will open August 5
Weld Commissioners say the action "solidifies their commitment of preserving oil and gas production in the county”
By Bevo Beaven, Editor, Oil & Gas 360
In the wake of

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

Colorado Governor Jared Polis held a brief bill signing ceremony today at which he signed Senate Bill 19-181 into law. The act that overhauls much of Colorado's energy regulation landscape became law today, effective immediately after being signed into law

Colorado Oil & Gas Overhaul Bill Passes Third Committee Hearing, Senate Floor is Next

Colorado Oil & Gas Overhaul Bill Passes Third Committee Hearing, Senate Floor is Next

With 6 Dems and 4 Republicans on Senate Appropriations Committee, advancement after Friday’s hearing was virtually assured 
The Colorado General Assembly is wasting no time rocketing the contentious energy revamp bill through the State House. Senate Bill 19-181 was introduced

Colorado: Forget Setbacks, Dem Lawmakers will Zero In on Handing Control of Oil & Gas to Local Govts., Revamping the COGCC to Stop ‘Promoting’ Oil & Gas Development

Colorado: Forget Setbacks, Dem Lawmakers will Zero In on Handing Control of Oil & Gas to Local Govts., Revamping the COGCC to Stop ‘Promoting’ Oil & Gas Development

From the Denver Business Journal

Colorado legislative Democrats who broadly have made oil and gas regulation a key goal for the 2019 session have begun to narrow their aims to two specific goals — changing the mission of the Colorado …

February 11, 2019 - 11:55 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Politics & Opinions
Colorado Initiative 97 Hands Local Governments the Power to Bar Drilling

Colorado Initiative 97 Hands Local Governments the Power to Bar Drilling

A deeper look at initiative 97

If Colorado voters choose to stop drilling by passing initiative #97 on Nov. 6, the economic ramifications are deepColorado governor has no veto power over the measure

Nine weeks from today Colorado’s …

Activists Harass New Mexico County Commissioners for Voting Down Proposed Frac Rules

Activists Harass New Mexico County Commissioners for Voting Down Proposed Frac Rules

Activists call commissioners ‘baby killers’ as local control of oil and gas brings indigestion to Sandoval County Commission meetings

Commissioners are stuck in between an animated anti-oil and gas movement and concerns about their county’s economic well-being 

From the Daily

July 10, 2018 - 1:14 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Fracing, Regulatory
Limiting Shale Development: Virginia County Creates 40-Acre Resource Extraction Districts, Imposes Strict Frac Regulations

Limiting Shale Development: Virginia County Creates 40-Acre Resource Extraction Districts, Imposes Strict Frac Regulations

County Board of Supervisors put in strong zoning restrictions before looking into imposing an all-out frac ban

From Fredricksburg.com/The Free Lance-Star

Westmoreland County, Va. – Moments after the Westmoreland Board of Supervisors passed amendments Monday night to strictly limit …

December 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Law, Regulatory
As Local Control Enters the Wattenberg Field through the Back Door, Crestone Peak Fights Back

As Local Control Enters the Wattenberg Field through the Back Door, Crestone Peak Fights Back

Crestone Peak sues Town of Erie to overturn new odor ordinance

As oil and gas drilling gets closer to communities, residents are compelling elected leaders to set limits, using land-use and zoning codes to control industrial operations

From the Longmont …

December 1, 2017 - 12:09 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Law, Regulatory
UPDATE: Colorado Anti-Oil & Gas Ballot Issues are Now Fourth and Fifth in the Queue

UPDATE: Colorado Anti-Oil & Gas Ballot Issues are Now Fourth and Fifth in the Queue

Anti-Oil & Gas Signatures will be Counted Last; ‘Amending the Constitution’ Measure Clears Ballot Today

Lynn Bartels, communications director for the Colorado Secretary of State’s office, told Oil & Gas 360® yesterday that two anti-oil and gas initiatives, which were …

Colorado House Votes Down Local Oil and Gas Control Bill

Colorado House Votes Down Local Oil and Gas Control Bill

Two House Democrats joined Republicans in stopping the bill

Two Colorado House Democrats, Representatives Paul Rosenthal and Ed Vigil, joined House Republicans in stopping HB 1355 Monday. In a form that passed out of committee last month, HB 1355 granted …

Proposed Colorado Oil and Gas Regulations: Concerns about Community Rules Persist at Hearing

Proposed Colorado Oil and Gas Regulations: Concerns about Community Rules Persist at Hearing

Parties spoke today at the COGCC rulemaking hearing in Denver, Colorado

A crowded room listened intently today as several parties shared their concerns with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) over new rules being put in place after …

Local Control: Colorado Releases Draft Regulations

Local Control: Colorado Releases Draft Regulations

New regulations aimed at mitigating effects of oil and gas near urban areas

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) released the draft proposal for two new regulations after more than a year of consideration from the Colorado Oil …

Oil & Gas Drilling: Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Case on Local Control

Oil & Gas Drilling: Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Case on Local Control

Decision could have wide reaching implications for Colorado oil and gas operations

The Colorado Supreme Court announced this week that it will hear cases that will decide the debate on local control on hydraulic fracturing in state. The court agreed …