04.03.18

Record-high natural gas and oil production, rising wages, and new tax law to fuel hundreds of millions of extra dollars into Colorado's state budget

Natural gas and oil production is a top contributor to Colorado's general fund - a portion of the state budget.

 

04.02.18

Canada taking less LNG as North American shale improves

U.S. piped gas exports to Canada increased 18 percent from 2016, federal data show.

 

04.02.18

Anadarko to plug, abandon wells east of Longmont

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has notified Longmont that it intends to begin a "plug and abandon operation" of several wells on a pad east of the city this week, with the work expected to last seven to 14 weeks.

 

03.31.18

Colorado Legislature approves 1 oil, gas bill; others die or face probable deaths

A proposal to keep unspent money in a budget account used by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to help pay for mitigating the adverse environmental impacts of abandoned oil and gas wells gained state lawmakers' final approval on Thursday.

 

03.30.18

A pipeline lesson for Virginia, courtesy of Massachusetts

The state of Wyoming's first oil and gas lease auction of the year has netted $2.7 million... Most of the money raised from the auction will go to a fund that benefits K-12 public schools in the state.

 

03.28.18

U.S. net energy imports in 2017 fall to their lowest levels since 1982

Total net energy imports to the United States fell to 7.3 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, a 35% decrease from 2016 and the lowest level since 1982.

 

03.27.18

U.S. on pace to become a leader in LNG exports

More than half of all U.S. LNG exports went to the Asian and Mexican economies last year.

 

03.26.18

Canada's Crude-by-Rail Terminals Sit Idle as Oil Glut Grows

Insufficient pipeline space prompted Canadian crude producers to increase crude-by-rail shipments, but a shortage of locomotives is keeping oil-by-rail terminals operating below capacity. Rail companies will likely resist adding more locomotives...

 

03.26.18

Wyoming oil, gas lease sale nets about $20 million

The first Bureau of Land Management oil and natural gas lease sale in Wyoming this year closed last week after raking in almost $20 million, with half of the proceeds from the sale going to the state.

 

03.23.18

Report: Coal's tipping point near, but climate goals are not

Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge - but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday.