Alva Review-Courier -

Natural gas found in western Colorado home, water well

 


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — State officials say natural gas has been found in a home and an abandoned water well in the western Colorado town of De Beque (deh-BEK').

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/2thOwLx ) the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is investigating the source. Officials say tests show the gas doesn't contain mercaptan, a compound added during the refining process to give gas a recognizable odor.

Authorities are plugging the well.

Officials say a ventilation system is keeping gas levels below combustible levels in the house and th...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020