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Five Things Our Elected Leaders Need to Know About Energy

By Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association Opening day of the Colorado General Assembly isn’t exactly as exciting as Opening Day for Major League Baseball, but like the start of baseball, at the start of a legislative session, hope springs eternal. Maybe, just maybe, politics doesn’t have to be a divisive,… Read more »

Trade Isn’t a Bad Word

Trade Isn’t a Bad Word Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association Even though you may have heard differently during the presidential campaign, trade isn’t a bad word. A cornerstone of our global economy, international trade was often maligned by both leading candidates during the campaign and has been put under the… Read more »

3 Years Later: A Look Back at the Colorado Floods

3 Years Later: A Look Back at the Colorado Floods  Dan Haley, President & CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association You don’t have to live long in Colorado to realize just how unpredictable – and severe — the weather can be. We can have snow in June, beautiful spring-like days in February and hail in… Read more »

Stand Up for Industry, Stand Up for Colorado

Stand Up for Industry, Stand Up for Colorado Dan Haley, President & CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association As you know, activists are currently gathering signatures in Colorado to potentially put two anti-oil and gas initiatives on this fall’s ballot. The initiatives, if passed, would be devastating to our industry and our state. But there’s… Read more »

Truth Rises Above Hot Air in Presidential Race

Truth Rises Above Hot Air in Presidential Race In Colorado, we like to say that responsible energy development is not a partisan issue. After all, our Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, once worked in the oil and gas industry as a geologist and understands that hydraulic fracturing is a safe process. In fact, at an event… Read more »