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Statement from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association on Alleged Findings in CU School of Public Health Study

DENVER (February 15, 2017) – Statement from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) regarding the allegations in University of Colorado School of Public Health study: “This is a very serious allegation. If you recall, Lisa McKenzie’s last major study in 2014 was disavowed by state health officials and in fact the state’s top health official went so far as to say the public could be “misled” by it. University researchers shouldn’t be in the game of scaring people just to secure additional funding. Still, public health is obviously of great concern to our industry and we will review her data immediately. We also look for ... Read More »

Health Study Must be Scrutinized

 Statement from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association on Alleged Findings in CU School of Public Health Study:  “This is a very serious allegation. If you recall, Lisa McKenzie’s last major study in 2014 was disavowed by state health officials and in fact the state’s top health official went so far as to say the public could be “misled” by it. University researchers shouldn’t be in the game of scaring people just to secure additional funding. Still, public health is obviously of great concern to our industry and we will review her data immediately. We also look forward to the state’s review of the study.” *New* Stateme ...

Statement from Colorado Oil & Gas Association Regarding Colorado Attorney General’s Decision to File Lawsuit Against Boulder County for Moratorium

DENVER (February 14, 2017) – Statement from Dan Haley, President and CEO of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) regarding the Colorado Attorney General’s decision to file a lawsuit against Boulder County’s long-term moratorium on oil and gas development: “It's not about drilling, or fracking, or pipelines, it's about the law. And the law is clear: Long-term moratoriums -- and this one is over five years now -- are illegal. Boulder County shouldn’t be surprised that the Attorney General cares about the rule of law in Colorado.”   Read More »

Scott Prestidge Announced as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for COGA

DENVER – The Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), the state’s largest industry trade association, has announced that Scott Prestidge will be joining the team as Director of Communications and Public Affairs effective March 1, 2017. “I’m excited about the opportunity to work in this innovative industry and with such a great group of individuals who ensure that oil and gas always has a place in Colorado,” said Prestidge. “It’s no secret that our state often finds itself at ground zero in the debate over energy development, and it is an honor to be part of an organization that serves as champions for the industry at th ... Read More »