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 »

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 »

Update on Proposed Anti-Oil and Gas Ballot Initiatives

By Elizabeth Titus, Counsel, Hogan Lovells  The Colorado Constitution enables citizens to amend its provisions and pass new legislation through the initiative process.  Before a proponent can submit an initiative for the electorate’s consideration in the November general election, the proponent must appear before Colorado’s Title Board to obtain a title for the initiative, and… 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 »