By passing rules aimed at reducing toxic emissions from oil and gas facilities, Colorado officials are trying to allow an energy boom while also protecting health and the environment. They needed to act because Front Range air already fails to meet federal health standards.
New report sees America’s energy riches upending the geopolitical order By Denver Nicks It wasn’t even five years ago that Iran reelected hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a disputed presidential election, openly admitted it was building a uranium enrichment facility and brazenly test-fired missiles capable of hitting targets in Israel. Fast-forward to today: A more conciliatory [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today unveiled its comprehensive new Energy Works for US platform that reflects the new reality of America’s energy revolution. Energy Works for US consists of 64 specific, actionable recommendations in nine key areas. The plan will form the basis for the Chamber’s energy advocacy across [...]
Advances in fracturing chemicals have spurred an ongoing shift toward shale within the U.S. energy industry. Fitch Ratings recently released a market analysis highlighting this trend. The firm examined several new developments in the sector that underscore the extent to which companies have become focused on shale plays in North America and are curtailing their [...]
The Oil & Gas – Water Quality database project is led by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices (BMP) Project in partnership with Temple University’s Public Health Law Research program and its LawAtlas.org website.