Colorado Oil and Gas Association
A recent legislative analysis finds the Colorado oil and gas industry pays second lowest severance tax rate among nine Western states
New attack ad from oil and gas industry ally blasts Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats for “junk science”By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them bothBy Mark Jaffe Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol
Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies
Boulder County wants to enact tougher regulations. Weld County wants to make it easier to drill. And the state is scrambling to keep up.
All’s not well that Gov. Jared Polis was hoping would end well with wells and nobody's happy.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's first formal hearing since Colorado's new oil and gas regulation bill was passed is Monday, but it was not yet clear whether members would start the rulemaking process
Opponents of Colorado’s new oil and gas regulation law won’t try to repeal it — at least not this year
Opponents had planned to ask voters in November 2019 to repeal and replace the law, but last week the Colorado secretary of state's office rejected four versions of their proposed ballot initiative
The industry already spends millions fighting municipal ballot measures and supporting candidates in areas where they operate
Colorado oil and gas overhaul tips power toward local government. How that power is used will vary widely.
Towns and cities along the I-25 corridor, where drilling is closest to suburban neighborhoods, likely will be first to test the waters
The measure would give local governments the ability to veto fracking and may give Anadarko Petroleum a monopoly when it comes to drilling rights on the Front Range
Broomfield neighborhood sues to stop Colorado law that allows oil and gas under its homes to be drilled without consent
Federal lawsuit takes aim at “forced pooling” rule designed to make extraction more efficient. Wildgrass homeowners say its being used to run roughshod over them.