Monthly Archives: April 2008

New British Columbia Oil and Gas Law Overlooks Coalbed Methane Concerns

The British Columbia government missed an opportunity to address province-wide concerns about coalbed methane (CBM) in the recently announced Oil and Gas Activities Act. The Act does little to fix weak points in the province’s approach to coalbed methane development, according to preliminary analysis by the Pembina Institute. The Act received first reading on April […]

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Coalbed methane boom brings opportunity and some fear

WESTON, Colo. _ Wooded gulches, rocky outcrops and views of the snowy tops of southern Colorado´s Sangre de Cristo mountains provide what looks like the perfect escape for retirees and telecommuters. But people who bought lots on the 16-square-kilometre North Fork Ranch about 320 kilometres south of Denver, hoping to leave behind big-city hassles, worry […]

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