Press Statements

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 statement on setback measure, Initiative 97 signature submission

DENVER –- Colorado Rising turned in signatures for Initiative 97 around 12:30 pm, August 6. In a Facebook live video, organizers claimed to have submitted 171,000 signatures. A total of 98,492 signatures are required to make the ballot. The Secretary of State now has 30 days to announce if the measure qualifies for the ballot. Read More »

Press Release: COGA Members Raise $332,000 for Tennyson Center for Children

DENVER – The Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) presented a check to Tennyson Center for Children today after its members raised $332,000 for the non-profit. Tennyson Center for Children is dedicated to helping children who have experienced severe abuse, neglect, and/or trauma so they can bravely, and safely, change their life’s story. Read More »