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Darth Vader and white knights of oil and gas

Oil and gas drillers hurt themselves badly by resisting transparency, but the risk must be viewed within a broader matrix of considerations, speakers at a risk analysis conference seemed to agree.
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Oil and gas drilling in Colorado

In a talk sponsored by the Center of the American West, Howard Boigon uses his 41-year perspective as an oil and gas lawyer to examine drilling controversies. Continue reading

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Fracking, drilling, and the natural gas bonanza

Fracking has been done since the 1940s. Safe, proven technology, right? But the fracking today isn’t the same as that of your grandfather, says Dr. Bernard Goldstein. Like other speakers in the Center of the American West’s FrackingSense series, he argues for a more patient rollout of drilling into shale formations than the drill here, drill now cheerleading of recent years. Continue reading

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