Press Releases

Press Release – Voters Reject Proposition 112

DENVER –- Colorado voters reject Proposition 112, an initiative aimed at shutting down the oil and natural gas industry. The following is a statement from Dan Haley, President & CEO of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association: “The thousands of men and women who work tirelessly each day to provide all of us the energy we need are proud to call Colorado home. We’re grateful that Coloradans stood with the energy sector to oppose this measure. I want every Coloradan to know that we are committed to developing our resources in a responsible manner that protects the environment and keeps our employees and communities healthy and safe ... Read More »

XTO Energy Donates Water to Drought Impacted CO

DENVER, Colo. – XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, today announced its plans to transfer 5,000 acre-feet of water to the State of Colorado on behalf of ExxonMobil in order to address serious drought conditions on the state’s Western Slope. Read More »

Press Release: Voters to face half-mile setback measure

Activists, out-of-state interests seeking to ban industry with 2,500-foot setback DENVER –- The Colorado Secretary of State verified today that supporters of Initiative 97, a 2,500-foot setback measure, have submitted the necessary signatures to qualify for this fall’s ballot. “Coloradans need to know exactly what is at stake: private property rights, more than 100,000 good-paying jobs, more than $1 billion in taxes for schools, parks and libraries, and our nation’s energy security. A half-mile setback is a blatant attempt by activists to ban oil and natural gas in Colorado and put working families on the unemployment line,” sai ... Read More »

COGA Releases New Community Impact Report

COGA Members Take Corporate Social Responsibility to New Heights Press Release >> Community Impact Report >> DENVER – Oil and natural gas companies in Colorado tirelessly give back to the communities where they operate and where their employees live, yet far too often that contribution gets overlooked in the broader energy debate. To showcase the collective impact of many of their members’ good works, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association has released its first Community Impact Report that details how the oil and natural gas industry is helping families in need, advancing healthcare research, and improving educatio ... Read More »

COGA Announces 2018 Summit Award Winners

DENVER –- The Colorado Oil and Gas Association is proud to announce the following winners chosen for the 2018 Summit Awards. “The purpose of the Summit Awards is to recognize outstanding leaders from the oil and natural gas community for their contribution to our industry,” said Dan Haley, COGA President and CEO. “This year’s recipients all have that special passion that pushes Colorado’s industry forward and a thoughtfulness that allows oil and natural gas development to thrive.” Industry Advocate Award: Peter Moore, Vital for Colorado Emerging Leader Award: Heidi Gill, Urban Solution Group Fred Julander Lif ... Read More »