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Colorado Regulators Drop Time-Out Provision in Draft Drilling Rules

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) said this week it doesn’t plan to include a time-out provision for mandated short drilling lulls under draft local control rules undergoing public comment because regulators already have that authority.

December 9, 2015

Colorado Oil/Gas Groups Urge Regulators to Follow Local Control Recommendations

Representatives from the oil and natural gas industry on Tuesday urged the Colorado Oil/Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) not to go beyond the recommendations of a statewide governor’s task force on ways COGCC can implement a measure of greater local control over industry activities in cities and counties.

November 17, 2015

Colorado Regulators Move Ahead on Two Local Control Rulemakings

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) will hold hearings Monday and Tuesday in Denver to hammer out new rules to implement two recommendations made early this year by Gov. John Hickenlooper’s statewide local control task force (see Shale Daily, Feb. 25).

November 13, 2015

Colorado Commission Proposes Oil/Gas Rules Following Task Force Recommendations

The Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on Tuesday unveiled draft rules to implement two recommendations by the oil and gas task force appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper and is planning three public hearings this month.

October 8, 2015

Colorado Oil/Gas Regulators Reach Out to Local Governments

The Colorado Oil/Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) recently began a series of 11 meetings with local governments to discussion implementation of two recommendations for more local involvement in oil/gas activities from a statewide governor-appointed task force that concluded its work in February (see Shale Daily,Feb. 25).

July 27, 2015

Colorado Starts Process for More Oil/Gas, Local Government Mix

Colorado regulators have begun stirring the pot of mixing more local government involvement with the state’s robust oil/natural gas activities following the recommendations of a governor-appointed oil/gas task force earlier this year.

June 22, 2015

Colorado Starts Process for More Oil/Gas, Local Government Mix

Colorado regulators have begun stirring the pot of mixing more local government involvement with the state's robust oil/natural gas activities following the recommendations of a governor-appointed oil/gas task force earlier this year.

June 22, 2015

Limited Injections Allowed to Resume at Suspect Colorado Wastewater Well

Reflecting a growing caution in the oil/natural gas sector to temblors, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) has ordered changes in a wastewater injection site in Weld County, asserting that actions at the location are deemed to be potentially related to nearby low-level seismic activity.

July 18, 2014

Colorado Producers Attempting to Topple Fracking Bans

The Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) on Tuesday filed lawsuits against two of four cities that last month passed initiatives banning drilling, including hydraulic fracturing (fracking), in their local jurisdictions (see Shale Daily, Nov. 18).

December 4, 2013

Colorado Storm Summary: Oil, Not Gas, Impacted Most

Colorado’s record-setting floods in September did not seriously impact oil and natural gas production in the state, nor result in any environmental disasters, although crude oil production took more of a hit than gas operations, according to a report from the Colorado Oil/Gas Association (COGA).

November 15, 2013