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A Stronger Industry, An Even Safer Colorado

Dear Industry Friends, Our oil and natural gas industry is no stranger to challenges. From our very beginnings, when the hunt for oil was imprecise and too often came up dry, to today’s rocky global commodity markets and activist upheaval, we always have been forced to innovate and adapt in order to grow and survive… Read more »

Colorado Oil & Gas Day at the Capitol

By Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association With more than 100 oil and gas employees in attendance, the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and its members helped kick off the 2018 legislative session Thursday with COGA’s annual Colorado Oil & Gas Day at the Capitol. Over 30 lawmakers from both sides… Read more »

We Do it Cleaner and Better

A recent op-ed by Rep. Matt Gray and former Mayor Pat Quinn, appearing in the Denver Post, praised the City of Broomfield’s collaborative stakeholder process that took place over the past year regarding development within their city borders. The process reflected the intent of 2016 state regulations that are now just being put into effect,… Read more »

A Look Back at the 2017 Legislative Session

By Jim Cole and Garin Vorthman, Colorado Legislative Services As we look back at the 2017 legislative session, it is important to consider both the societal and legislative pressures that guided this year’s bill-making season. The Dakota Access Pipeline Issue, the tragic events in Firestone and Mead, all put focus on the safety and regulation… Read more »

My Brother’s Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper By Carrie Jordan, President, DJ Basin Safety Council It happens on every job site at some point – the time crunch, the tasks that did not go as smoothly as was planned, the weather that did not cooperate, the scheduling conflicts or materials delivery that was delayed. When all of these inevitable… Read more »