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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 »

Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do

At the end of each year, I always find that it’s good to take stock of the past year and to take a look at what’s ahead. For our industry, the past 12 months have been tough. And the next 12 could be equally so. Commodity prices have been more than cut in half. Rig… Read more »

Standing on the Divide

We are so fortunate to live in Colorado, a state filled with so many beautiful places that can, quite literally, take your breath away. From the snow-capped peaks of Longs Peak and the rugged beauty of the Grand Mesa to the open prairies of the Eastern Plains and the Sand Dunes in southern Colorado, there… Read more »