BLM Releases Draft Assessment on Natural Gas Exploration

Mar 26th @ 5:39 pm in News by Scott Staley

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The Bureau of Land Management has released a draft environmental assessment on a proposed master development plan for natural gas exploration by SG Interests, a Houston-based firm in an area north of the Paonia Reservoir State Park.  The plan includes developing up to 146 natural gas wells, 50 percent to be shale gas and 50 percent coal-bed natural gas.  SG began leasing minerals in the Bull Mountain Unit in 2000 and the company also owns and operates 11 private and five federal natural gas wells on 13 well pads…..