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BREAKING: Colorado Supreme Court Rules against Longmont, Fort Collins Fracking Bans

9:46 A.M. Monday, May 2, 2016 The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled to uphold two district court decisions—one that overturned the City of Longmont’s ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and one that overturned the City [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The following article is based largely on The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, by Alex Epstein. “Do you drive your car?” “Do you heat your home?” How many times have we all heard—or perhaps even [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Four Ballot Initiatives Threaten Colorado

Four ballot initiatives seeking to eliminate or severely restrict oil and gas development in Colorado have been approved to gather signatures to make the November ballot. The small, but vocal groups backing the four fear-based [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Halliburton Helps to Mitigate Tragedy

After a tragic wreck involving two trucks closed Highway 85 near Fort Lupton earlier this week, Halliburton once again quietly showed their community spirit: rumor has it they provided Chick-Fil-A to the clean up crews [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Welcome to the Energy Councils’ new website

If you’re reading this, welcome to our brand new website launched in February 2016!  We’re excited to be able to provide you with new tools and resources for learning about oil and gas development in [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: blog, resource|

Good news: Energy costs less in Colorado

Colorado pays less for our energy than any other state in the nation.  Taking into account electricity, natural gas, and gasoline, the average Colorado household pays just $224 a month in energy bills. Nationwide, the [...]

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: blog, gas prices, industry news, natural gas, oil prices|