Oil and Gas


Tue December 3, 2013
Oil and Gas

Lafayette Fracking Opposition Reacts To COGA Lawsuit

KUNC File Photo

The Colorado Oil & Gas Association took legal action Tuesday against voter approved measures that place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing in Lafayette and Fort Collins. While Lafayette anti-fracking group East Boulder County United was surprised by the move, it says it wasn’t unexpected.

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Tue December 3, 2013
Oil And Gas

COGA Files Suit Against Lafayette, Fort Collins On Voter-Approved Fracking Measures

A workover rig performs remedial work on an existing water injection well just inside Fort Collins city limits, Oct. 22.
KUNC File Photo

Fort Collins and Lafayette voters passed restrictions on the practice of hydraulic fracturing Nov. 5. Now the two towns are facing lawsuits from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association.

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Tue November 26, 2013

Colo. Fracking Votes Put Pressure On Energy Companies

Originally published on Tue November 26, 2013 6:45 pm

A vote to ban fracking in Broomfield, a suburb of Denver, headed to a recount this month after the measure failed by just 13 votes. Broomfield was one of four Front Range towns considering limits or bans on the drilling procedure some fear may not be safe.
Kristen Wyatt AP


Sun November 24, 2013
Oil and Gas

Post-Election, Oil And Gas Industry Steps Up Outreach

Governor Hickenlooper explains a new rule he's proposing to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas drilling. Two of the companies behind the effort, Anadarko and Noble Energy have recently created a public education outreach organization on fracking.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

Colorado’s Energy industry is continuing to make the case that hydraulic fracturing is safe and a critical part of the state’s economy.

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Wed November 20, 2013
Oil and Gas

As Broomfield Fracking Recount Looms, Industry Charts Next Steps

On Nov. 14, Broomfield election officials finalized results, triggering an automatic recount on Question 300.
Grace Hood KUNC