Niobrara News

News and Information about the Niobrara Oil and Gas Play of Colorado and Wyoming

By: Marianne Goodland, The Gazette, Apr 16, 2019 Gov. Jared Polis signed one of the legislative session’s biggest and most controversial bills Tuesday, remaking state regulation of oil and gas by giving local governments more control. Polis said the measure … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: April 19, 2019, 11:41 pm
By Dan Elliott and James Anderson – AP –April 3, 2019 DENVER — Colorado lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a measure that would dramatically change the way the state regulates its booming oil and gas industry, shifting the focus … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: April 7, 2019, 11:32 pm
Conrad Swanson, The Gazette – Feb 20, 2019 Backers of tighter rules on Colorado oil and gas development struck out at the ballot box in November and at the state Supreme Court in January. Now, the Democrats who lead the … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: February 21, 2019, 3:51 am
By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press – January 10, 2019 DENVER (AP) — Heads up, oil and gas executives. New Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made it clear Thursday he intends to grant more local control in decisions about where and how … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: January 15, 2019, 3:20 am
Petition launched to urge Gov.-elect Polis to act Jennifer Kovaleski – – December 11, 2018 BOULDER, Colo. — Another measure to push new oil and gas wells further away from Colorado homes, schools and businesses could be on the ballot in 2020. … Continue reading ...
Author: RockPick
Posted: December 12, 2018, 3:46 am

Power Magazine

The power industry's trusted source for generation technology, O&M, and legal & regulatory news for coal, gas, nuclear, hydro, wind & solar power plants; power jobs

A new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) predicts about half of the world’s power will come from renewable resources, including solar and wind, by 2050. The group’s New Energy Outlook 2019, released June 18, noted the trend will be driven by falling prices for solar, wind, and battery storage, along...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: June 19, 2019, 5:54 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule to formally replace the Obama administration’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP).  Like the CPP, the June 19–issued final ACE rule will regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs), and it will be founded firml...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: June 19, 2019, 4:23 pm

Siemens on June 18 said it would cut 2,700 jobs from its Gas and Power division, on top of 10,400 positions the German engineering firm last month said it would jettison as part of cost-cutting measures. The Siemens’ announcement comes one day after U.S.-based rival GE said it would cut 450 jobs ...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: June 18, 2019, 9:41 pm

The rapid evolution of the world’s power generation landscape is creating challenges for utilities and others in the energy space, as power plant owners and operators adapt to new technologies and changing business models. Jan Vrins, managing director and segment leader for Navigant’s global Ener...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: June 17, 2019, 8:48 pm

The iconic Cane Run coal-fired power plant closed in June 2015 after 61 years of operation. The plant, owned by Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E), was imploded on June 8 after months of preparation for its demolition. “Our company and our employees, who expertly manned the plant during its lifespa...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: June 17, 2019, 2:21 pm

Fierce Telecom

HPE is fully embracing the "as a service" model by pledging to deliver its entire portfolio as a service by 2022. HPE also announced Tuesday that it had updated its HPE GreenLake platform with new solutions for the mid-market and the edge, and expanded its strategic partnership with Google Cloud.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: June 19, 2019, 4:10 pm
Ahead of a slowdown on its fiber build-outs, AT&T plans to cut 1,800 jobs from its wireline division by August or September. The 1,800 job cuts across 24 states affect wireline technicians who fix customer issues, do new installs, and build out AT&T's fiber deployments.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: June 19, 2019, 3:31 pm
Microsoft beat Amazon Web Services and Google to the punch in the Middle East by opening up two data center regions. The new data centers, which are located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are now serving up Microsoft Azure and Office 365 applications and services.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: June 19, 2019, 2:01 pm
BT bolstered its cybersecurity operations in Europe with a new security operations center in Paris and upgrades to two of its existing facilities. The Paris Cyber SOC will provide advanced incident detection, threat intelligence, orchestration and automation services.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: June 18, 2019, 4:16 pm
Cloudian today announced a fully native S3-compatible object storage system for VMware Cloud Providers that's managed from VMware vCloud Director. Cloudian said its solution gives VMware Cloud Providers a scalable, cost effective and feature-rich storage foundation for serving up new and enhanced...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: June 18, 2019, 3:41 pm

 Ag Web

Earlier this year, the prospect of a gaping global protein hole caused by swine fever in China pushed hog futures to the highest in five years.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: June 19, 2019, 10:00 pm
The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rate.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: June 19, 2019, 9:48 pm
Representatives Dusty Johnson (D-SD) and Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) introduced H.R.3183 - Feed Emergency Enhancement During Disasters Act (FEEDD Act). ​
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: June 19, 2019, 9:19 pm
AgDay's Clinton Griffiths talks with Naomi Blohm of Stewart-Peterson about the energy market.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: June 19, 2019, 9:11 pm
There are new developments regarding future trade talks with China.
Author: Unknown Author
Posted: June 19, 2019, 8:46 pm