Tag Archives: Colorado

Legislative impasse pulls plug on Colorado’s Energy Office

By Michael Sandoval The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), for years a promoter of renewable energy policy and technology, often at the expense of the state’s abundant natural resources, faced its own political reality on July 1: intermittent and unreliable political support. Not necessarily a bad thing. Though the agency did…

Colorado oil and gas proposals: Powder keg or procedural nightmare?

By Michael Sandoval  For the past six months, the 21 members of Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force have traveled across the state of Colorado, worked through a half dozen meetings, met hundreds of community members, listened to scores of speakers, and endured dozens of presentations. This blue-ribbon…

‘Kicking the can’ on fracking in Colorado

Policy storm poses wider implications for the industry at large By Michael Sandoval New state-based fracking regulations will not be on the Colorado ballot in November, but that does not mean the raging debate over the traditional extraction method will die down anytime soon—for this state, or our neighbors to…

OriginOil announces CLEAN-FRAC for complete frack water treatment

OriginOil Inc.(OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced plans today to launch a product line that can treat frack water from end to end. This product, CLEAN-FRAC™, is based on OriginOil’s P1000 platform, which is designed to process 1000…