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  By Julian Lee Bloomberg Opinion This was supposed to be a time when things were getting closer to normal for OPEC. A recovery in oil demand after the first wave of the pandemic, coupled with a deep slump in U.S. production, was meant to leave the world needing more of its members’ crude. B...
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Ban ON FLARING OF OIL, Colorado regulators give initial OK By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Under rules given preliminary approval Thursday, Colorado will be one of only two states to prohibit companies from routinely venting and flaring natural gas from well sites. The Colorado Oil...
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SAFETY CONCERNS AMID RECESSION By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Mark Schell’s family has farmed in Colorado since 1906 and even though he works as a certified public accountant, he hasn’t left that way of life behind. About a year ago, Schell bought a 310-acre farm in Mead that he leases to som...
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  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday that seeks to overturn a plan for public lands in southwestern Colorado, saying it was approved while William Perry Pendley headed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and a federal court has ruled that his ...
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Shared from the 10/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Clifford Krauss© The New York Times Co. HOUSTON»The once mighty oil and gas industry is flailing, desperately trying to survive a pandemic that has sharply reduced demand for its products. Most companies have cut back drilling, laid off worke...
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Shared from the 10/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Mark Schell’s family has farmed in Colorado since 1906 and even though he works as a certified public accountant, he hasn’t left that way of life behind. About a year ago, Schell bought a 310-acre farm in Mead t...
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JPMorgan Chase and other big banks should use their lending power to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. By Daniel Growald, Peter Gill Case and Valerie Rockefeller The writers are fifth-generation members of the Rockefeller family. Opinion column, The New York Times  Oct. 11, 2020 One h...
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Shared from the 10/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Eric Lipton© The New York Times Co. PAGE, ARIZ.»For decades, waves of electricity poured from this behemoth of a power plant on the high desert plateau of the Navajo reservation in northern Arizona, lighting up hundreds of thousands of homes f...
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Shared from the 10/7/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Matthew BrownThe Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» A U.S. government watchdog agency faulted the Trump administration Tuesday for its handling of a COVID-19 relief effort that awarded companies breaks on payments for oil and gas extracted ...
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Shared from the 10/5/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By The Associated Press CARLSBAD, N.M.» Leading oil companies in the Permian Basin are working with a Colorado-based nonprofit environmental organization to better track emissions from the industry as it tries to curb pollution. Shell Energy,...
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Shared from the 9/29/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Bradley Handler, Matt Henry and Morgan BazilianThe Conversation These are very challenging times for U.S. fossil fuel-producing states, such as Wyoming, Alaska and North Dakota. The COVID-19 economic downturn has reduced energy demand, ...
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Shared from the 9/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Clifford Krauss
© The New York Times Co. HOUSTON»As oil prices plunge and concerns about climate change grow, BP, Royal Dutch Shell and other European energy companies are selling off oil fields, planning a sharp reduction in emissions and inve...
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AUGUST 19, 2020 | 1:30 PM From its extraction and production to its management as a waste product, plastic generates planet-warming emissions at every step of its lifecycle. KEY TAKEAWAYS:
 If plastic use were a country, it’d be the fifth largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Extract...
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Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler Smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire fills the air around oil and gas development in the Roan Plateau on Aug. 24 in Grand Junction. The two major party contenders for president have very different views on the direction the U.S. shou...
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Shared from the 9/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Julian Lee
Bloomberg Opinion Since Monday there will be just one oil company in the Dow Jones Industrial Average — Chevron Corp. The removal of Exxon Mobil Corp. from the index after an uninterrupted presence since 1928 shouldn’t come as...
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Shared from the 8/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Environmental organizations are suing to scrap a management plan that would allow oil and gas drilling across public lands in southwestern Colorado. Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit in U.S. District ...
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By James MacPherson, The Associated Press, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 9, 2020   The owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline continued to fill it with North Dakota crude oil on Wednesday and said it has no immediate plans to shut down the line, despite a federal judge’s order that it be s...
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By Hiroko Tabuchi, © The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, July 17, 2020 The day debt-ridden Texas oil producer MDC Energy filed for bankruptcy eight months ago, a tank at one of its wells was furiously leaking methane, a potent greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. As of last week,...
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By Alissa J. Rubin and Clifford Krauss, © The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, July 17, 2020 NAHRAN OMAR, IRAQ»The men of Nahran Omar, a village in the heart of southern Iraq’s oil country, filed into a Shiite shrine clutching envelopes with X-rays, medical reports and death certi...
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By Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 12, 2020 State regulators writing new oil and gas rules have carried on through a global pandemic and massive turmoil in the industry. That might have been the easy part for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, now ...
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