Guest Blog

Five Ways the Oil and Gas Industry Promotes a Strong Safety Culture

By Carrie Jordan, President, DJ Basin Safety Council I work as a safety consultant in many industries, including oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, trucking, and underground utilities. Working with many different industries I get to engage in different safety cultures. I see a widespread willingness to ensure safety, provide training and equipment in the oil… Read more »

Building a Successful Safety Culture

Building a Successful Safety Culture David Stewart, Vice President, EHS & RC, and Government Relations, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Recently, a series of articles appeared in the Denver Post in regards to worker safety in the oil and gas industry.  These articles were not reflective of the Bonanza Creek Energy safety culture, nor are they… Read more »


DJ BASIN SAFETY COUNCIL  – WHO WE ARE The DJ Basin Safety Council is an organization that originally started to ensure accessible safety information and training to the subcontractors in the industry. Our members include oil and gas contractors, producers, safety consultants, community members, and many others who have an interest in the safety and… Read more »

It’s Time to Hold Politicians Accountable for Election Year Energy Proposals

It’s Time to Hold Politicians Accountable for Election Year Energy Proposals Karen Harbert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce There’s never a shortage of intrigue when it comes to energy in Colorado.  As a swing state with major energy production and the ability to hold referendums, that shouldn’t… Read more »

Keep Weld County’s Future Bright

Last month, more than 2,500 Weld County students walked across a stage at their high school and received their high school diploma along with a special promise: a brighter future. These students can receive a Weld County Bright Future Scholarship for $3,000 to attend the college of their choice. The program was made possible by… Read more »