DENVER (May 27, 2016) -- The following statement is from Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association, regarding the impact of enacting a 2,500 foot statewide setback on oil and gas development.
"This report and map from the state is the smoking gun that anti-oil and gas activists have been trying to hide. It clearly shows that activists aren’t trying to protect neighborhoods or homeowners, but are simply pushing an extreme agenda to end an industry that 5 million Coloradans rely on every day. Any reasonable person can look at this map and see they’re advocating for a statewide ban.
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Statement Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association regarding Boulder County's extending their oil and gas moratorium until November 18 to rewrite the county's oil and gas rules
DENVER (May 19, 2016) - - The following statement is from Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association, regarding Boulder County's decision to extend their oil and gas moratorium until November 18th to rewrite their oil and gas rules:
Only Boulder County ends a moratorium by creating a brand new one. The county has had years to consider new rules and regulations, but has failed to do so. We will watch carefully to see ... Read More »
Display of Bipartisan Support from the Colorado Senate for the Jordan Cove LNG project shows Colorado Embraces this State’s Role in Enhancing Our Energy Future
Denver, CO (April 29, 2016) -- The following statement is by Dan Haley, President and CEO of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) and David Ludlam, West Slope COGA Affiliate Chapter Executive Director. The Colorado Oil & Gas Association’s purpose is to foster and promote the beneficial, efficient, responsible, and environmentally sound development, production, and use of Colorado’s oil and natural gas resources. The West Slope COGA chapter represents the natural gas busin ... Read More »
Denver (April 28, 2016) -- “We applaud today’s defeat of House Bill 1310 and House Bill 1430 in the Senate Agriculture Committee. The defeat of these measures helped inject some common sense back into the understanding of basic tort law in Colorado and also showed respect for decisions already made by the Governor’s Task Force and Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
HB 1310, sponsored by Sen. Morgan Carroll and Rep. Joe Salazar, was defeated by a large bipartisan majority of 7 Senators against with 1 Senator in favor. This bill ignored decades of legal precedent as applied to the liability of oil and gas companies in Colora ... Read More »
DENVER (March 22, 2016) -- Statement from Dan Haley, President and CEO, Colorado Oil & Gas Association on Adams County just passed oil and gas regulations:
"After an unreasonably short public comment period, and despite already having perfectly workable oil and gas regulations and an MOU that was drafted from a lengthy stakeholder process, the county has decided to pass a slew of ambiguous and overreaching regulations. This action is nothing more than their capitulation to a very small group of activists who want to see a vital industry driven out of Adams County. Enough is enough. Adams County needs to let responsible oil and gas deve ... Read More »