“What Turns You On” COGA Energy podcast series, presented by CH2M will introduce listeners to the men and women of the oil and gas industry and inform them of how oil and gas is changing the economic and national security future of the world. It will also explore how COGA is engaging with its neighbors and communities, why regulations and politics matter, and how the industry’s innovation represents a new frontier. Podcast episodes are available via iTunes or via SoundCloud.

Air Tight: Behind Colorado’s Precedent Setting Air Regulations

The air regulations governing oil and gas are dynamic, complex, and an important way to protect Colorado’s air. Colorado is highly regulated state when it comes to oil and gas, passing precedent setting regulations on methane emissions in 2014, becoming the first state to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas. Perfect for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of air regulations and oil and gas this podcast unpacks the layers of state and federal air regulations in a way that anyone can understand- and keeps it interesting. Listen to Podcast »

What You Need to Know About Water

Becky Tomasek, Upstream Market Segment Leader and Shale Director for CH2M, sits down with our hosts to discuss, “What You Need to Know About Water,” in this podcast episode. Learn about different uses for water in the oil and gas development process, how it can be recycled, and different ways operators return water back to where it came from. This is a perfect primer on water usage in oil and gas. Listen to Podcast »

Enabling Rational Conversations About Fracking

  This podcast, recorded live at the 2015 Rocky Mountain Energy Summit, features Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado, Patty Limerick. Patty is also a professor of history and passionate believer in the power of rational conversation. In this special podcast she discusses techniques for creating a fair and open space for discussion around controversial topics and how to bring people together for productive discussions on hydraulic fracturing. Listen to Podcast »

Day 3 of the 2015 Rocky Mountain Energy Summit

The final installment of a three-part series, this podcast recorded live on the third day of the 2015 Rocky Mountain Energy Summary features three excellent speakers. Barney Jopson, US Policy Correspondent with the Financial Times discusses energy policy issues, hedging, and his outlook on the industry. Matt Lepore, Director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) covers what the COGCC is, how it works, and answers some frequently asked questions about regulations in Colorado. Lastly, Chris Hansen, with Janys Analytics and Candidate for the Colorado House of Representatives District 6, touches on his time with IHS and some ... Listen to Podcast »

Downturn For What? Everything You Need to Know About Oil Prices

This podcast will help listeners gain a solid understanding of what factors contribute to market forecasts, when the industry may see a rebound in prices, and what it takes to breakeven in the DJ Basin.  Featuring one of Ponderosa Advisors’ Managing Partners, Bernadette Johnson, this holistic explanation of the global commodity market covers potential impacts of lifting the crude oil export ban, what influences domestic gas prices, and how the current price environment is impacting operations Colorado. Listen to Podcast »