Press Statements

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 »

Press Release: COGA members to plug and reclaim wells

DENVER — June 11, 2018 — The oil and natural gas industry in Colorado continues to reduce emissions, which improves public safety and our environment. In 2017, COGA member companies proactively plugged and reclaimed an estimated 1,850 wells, and they plan to plug and reclaim an additional 2,150 wells in 2018. Read More »

Press Release: Voluntary Ozone Reduction Initiative

DENVER — June 4, 2018 — The oil and natural gas industry in Colorado continues to reduce emissions and mitigate the effects of ground-level ozone as part of its ongoing commitment to being good stewards of our natural resources and protecting the environment. To further assist with this critical challenge, a number of Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) member companies operating within the nonattainment area are participating in a voluntary industry program during the 2018 peak-ozone season. Read More »

Statement from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association regarding the Boulder County Climate Lawsuit

Colorado Oil & Gas Association in response to the Climate Lawsuit being filed against the oil & gas industry by Boulder County, San Miguel County, and the City of Boulder.  “Coloradans won’t fall for this political stunt. This is not a serious way to address climate concerns. A number of courts, including the United States Supreme Court, already have dismissed prior cases making similar allegations, based on the fact Congress enacted the Clean Air Act to manage emissions that may impact our environment. This lawsuit is similarly misguided. It improperly seeks to have judges, rather than the appropriate regulatory oversight ...