Founded in 1984, COGA’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. COGA is a nationally recognized trade association that aggressively promotes the expansion of Rocky Mountain natural gas markets, supply, and transportation infrastructure through its growing and diverse membership. Our association is at the forefront of the legal, legislative, and regulatory issues facing our member companies and is continually setting the benchmark for innovation and creativity in our education and outreach strategy.
This means that every day COGA is proactively and effectively working to create a more stable and predictable regulatory and political environment for our members. We do that through rigorous regulatory engagement at the state and local level. We’re also committed to being a positive, credible, and proactive voice for industry, promoting respectful public dialogue, outreach and education, while pursuing an ambitious strategy to promote oil and gas interests across the state.
With hundreds of member companies, representing tens of thousands of employees in Colorado, COGA is the state’s premier oil and gas trade association offering unparalleled access to industry expertise, collaborative outreach strategies, and professional networking. Your membership dues support COGA’s vision of maintaining a stable political and regulatory environment, authentic community partnerships, and a thriving oil and gas industry in Colorado.
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Maximize Your Membership
Your COGA annual membership benefits extend to every employee within your company. From your accountant to your landman, when your company is a COGA member, your workforce has full access to all that COGA has to offer. Your company name can be referenced throughout the year to take advantage of committees, programs, and events. Company employees can attend members-only programming and utilize membership event registration rates.
COGA News is a weekly newsletter sent via email every Tuesday, and is offered to both members and nonmembers. It provides the most timely source of information on COGA’s programs and events, opportunities for member community engagement, open job listings, news headlines, and links to original COGA content. We strongly encourage your company employees sign up to receive COGA News to stay informed and take full advantage or your company’s membership.
To maintain a unified and effective strategy, COGA facilitates numerous committees which track and engage on regulatory, legislative, legal and outreach issues affecting the oil and gas industry. Our robust committee structure provides critical member input, expertise, and insight into COGA strategies and activities. A list of COGA Committees can be found here.
Networking & Development:
With over 45 programs and events in a year, COGA continues to educate, engage, connect, and mobilize the employees of member companies. COGA’s repertoire of meaningful programming has become a national model and a targeted focus of our internal and external outreach and education. You can enjoy member rates on select COGA programs and events. We also offer several members-only and complimentary programs and events annually.
The Energy Summit:
COGA is proud to continue to host the premier industry conference, The Energy Summit. As COGA’s second highest revenue stream, all funds raised by the conference go back to the industry in the form of legislative, legal, and grassroots efforts that are at the core of COGA’s mission. After 29 years, this conference maintains a reputation for delivering thought-provoking and progressive content and offering the best networking opportunity in the Rock. During COGA’s annual conference, members receive exclusive benefits including sponsorship of the golf tournament and discounted registration. The Energy Summit Conference is held annually in Denver, CO at the Colorado Convention Center. Registration is open for our 30th year on August 20 – 22, 2018.
COGA is committed to continually increasing member value and published its second Membership Directory & Resource Guide as added benefit to the hundreds of member companies and thousands of employees represented by the association. COGA member company’s entire employee base are considered COGA members. Therefore, any employee of a member company can enter their contact information and be listed within the directory. The exclusive directory is available to COGA members only!
Member Event Listings:
COGA Members can now submit upcoming public industry events and forums to be displayed on our Member Events Board on the website as well as listed in our bi-weekly COGA Newsletter! Complete the “Event Submission Form” to have your event promoted across COGA channels.
COGA members are eligible for the following bonus incentives provided for 2018. Each offer is valid through December 2018 for every employee within your company. Incentives are subject to changes annually. Information for all incentives will be sent electronically upon the receipt of your 2018 dues.
- Colorado Athletic Club, All Locations
- Hyatt Regency Denver & Grand Hyatt Denver
More Membership Information
To learn more about joining COGA, please fill out the Membership Information Request Form below.