Gas prices around Steamboat drop for three consecutive months

The price of a gallon of fuel in Steamboat Springs has dropped consistently every week since early August, leading to what could be the lowest November prices in more than 10 years.

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Attorney General Coffman visits Craig; Trapper public comment begins

Interest in Northwest Colorado’s coal industry has far from waned.

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Colorado one of 24 states suing EPA over Clean Power Plan

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined attorneys general from 23 other states on Friday in challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan in federal court.

Fall drives less expensive this year in Northwest Colorado

A fall drive on the Flat Tops Scenic Byway or a trip to the Front Range will cost area drivers significantly less money this fall than they did last year.

Routt County signs off on second well bore at North Hayden

The new oil well bore at North Hayden will be drilled horizontally and hydraulically fracked.

Southwestern Energy's plans for second well at Dill Gulch include water pipeline from the Yampa River

Southwestern Energy planning coordinator Brian Bohm told Routt County Commissioners that, in terms of impact, the temporary pipeline to a new oil well is preferable to the many truck trips it would take to deliver the water.

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Northwest Colorado sees slow-down in oil, gas play

Between low oil and natural gas prices and an onslaught of new regulations for federal lands and minerals, the future of oil and gas development in Northwest Colorado is hanging in a precarious balance.

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Northwest Colorado reacts to Obama's Clean Power Plan

On Monday, Obama introduced the plan at a White House event, labeling it the nation’s “biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken to combat climate change.”

Southwestern Energy plans second well on existing Dill Gulch pad and a new well to the north of U.S. 40

Southwestern energy, which acquired the mineral leases of Shell Oil here for $180 million in 2012, also has a pending permit application at the state level for a new well north of Hayden.

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Panel discusses Colowyo in Steamboat Springs

As a part of their monthly speaker series, The Steamboat Institute hosted a panel of experts Wednesday night to discuss “The Coming Storm of Federal Energy Regulations and Their Impact on Colorado Business.”

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A cleaner coal

A piece of Routt County’s coal industry is undergoing a major addition.

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Analysts see low gas prices continuing through the summer

A driver who pumped 15 gallons of unleaded gas at the Western Convenience station on Sunday last week paid $21 less than they did last year.

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Steamboat Springs seeing lowest November gas prices since 2010

It will cost local farmer Mike Arroyo significantly less this holiday season to gas up his Ford F250 Super Duty pickup and make the regular 192-mile drive to Grand Junction to visit his daughter.

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State energy director praises local mineral rights advocacy group

Hayden’s Jody Camilletti among those seeking seat on Hickenlooper’s new oil and gas task force

Camilletti said her motivations for seeking a spot on the energy task force are tied to economic health of Colorado farms and ranches

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Southwestern Energy invests millions more in Northwest Colorado

Drilling in Moffat, Routt counties will continue through 2015

Southwestern Energy’s oil and gas play in Northwest Colorado got much bigger in July after the company entered an agreement to acquire an additional 74,000 net acres of mineral leases in the Niobrara shale formation for $31 million.