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The Severance Split

The Severance Split Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association  Colorado’s oil and gas industry has become a convenient bogey man when times get tough and the state is overturning couch cushions trying to meet its budget needs. We may employ more than 100,000 men and women, pay more than $1 billion… Read more »

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 »

Ozone SIP Rulemaking Summary

2008 Ozone SIP Updates and Associated Rule Changes On November 17, 2016, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) voted unanimously to approve a moderate area State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the Denver Metro and North Front Range ozone nonattainment area (DNFRM).  The regulatory revisions and compliance strategies impacted many industries from manufacturing to transportation… 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 »