oil and gas

Should Colorado adopt California's energy policies?

Natural gas is currently used by both residential and commercial building owners for a variety of purposes, with water heating, space heating, and cooking making up the primary preferred applications. Over the last year, environmental groups have been targeting the natural gas industry and its consumers through local bans on new natural gas hookups. A look at how this could affect access to affordable and reliable energy.

How environmentalism and the oil and gas industry can coexist

Land reclamation and restoration is the process of reclaiming and restoring the land in and around an oil and gas site, pipeline, or mining location after extraction is complete. A Reclamation Plan is being required by more and more state and federal agencies as part of a surface use plan of operation, including in Colorado where reclamation is required by the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC).