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  • Colorado oil shale gets a second look

    Royal Dutch/Shell wants to take another crack at producing petroleum from oil shale in northwestern Colorado's Piceance Basin, but local towns such as Parachute are wary, remembering the last energy boom and bust in the region.

  • Congress bets on oil shale

    Northeastern Utah, southern Wyoming and western Colorado are humming with new talk of oil shale, but industry insiders say that the technology has years to go before oil shale development is financially and environmentally viable

  • Black Sunday was a day to remember

    Jim Spehar watches the region boom again; only this time he hopes we’ve learned a few things since the oil shale bust of 25 years ago.

  • Oil shale, our feel-good rock

    The writer has seen oil shale come and go before

  • Oil shale is still a pig in a poke

    The writer can’t believe oil shale is back

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