Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Colorado draws 2,000-foot statewide oil and gas drilling setback. But it comes with a big “however.”Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Fight over Colorado setback rule sets up make-or-break hearing on how close is too close for oil and gasMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Democratic lawmakers, officials from oil and gas- dependent areas of Colorado clash on first day of rulemakingMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Much of its resources seek to block regulators’ shift toward protecting public health, safety and welfare and the environment
Colorado increases tax on oil and gas operators to fund a $3.4 million shortfall in regulators’ budget
The drilling industry supported the move after the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opted not to increase the tax by a larger margin
The 5-person Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will complete tasks outlined by Senate Bill 181, which sought to give local governments more control and prioritize the protection of public health, safety and the environment
Every oil and gas well in Colorado must be pressure tested annually under new rules passed by regulators
The “most comprehensive in the country” well-integrity regulations resulted from a fatal home explosion in Firestone in 2017
Colorado’s oil and gas producers are slashing budgets, closing wells as demand and cash flow dwindles
Only six drilling rigs are operating in the Colorado, the fewest in 28 years, as companies face critical financial hurdles and increasing regulation.
Colorado oil and gas regulators punt major rule changes until after their paid replacements are hired
The time crunch around creating rules under Senate Bill 181 is growing critical as numerous ballot initiatives to change the way oil and gas operates in Colorado still are in play
The Joint Budget Committee will begin meeting next week to consider recommended spending cuts, but they still may not be enough to balance the budget
The volunteer Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was supposed to finish the state's Senate Bill 181 oil and gas regulation overhaul before a new paid panel takes over. It’s not happening.