July 24, 2014

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS       

Comment Period Extended for KP Kauffman Form 2A (07/14/2014)

By LGD request, the comment period for KP Kauffman Greeley-Rothe #1H location in the SESE Sec 1, Twp 5N, Rng 67W has been extended from 7/28/14 to 8/7/14. Doc # 400434511


Comment Period extended for Mineral Resources APDs (06/19/2014)

By LGD request, the comment periods for Mineral Resources' APDs on the Midtown Directional pad have been extended from 7/8/14 to 7/28/14. Doc #s 400413651, 400413699, 400423331, 400423294.


Comment Period extended for Mineral Resources 2A (06/19/2014)

By LGD request, the comment period for Mineral Resources South Greeley Directional Form 2A Document # 400604803 has been extended from 7/8/14 to 7/28/14.


Comment Period extended for Mineral Resources APDs (06/16/2014)

By LGD request, the comment periods for Mineral Resources' APDs on the Midtown Directional pad have been extended from 7/6/14 to 7/26/14. Doc #s 400413674, 725, 737, and 400420551.


Amended Rule 906 Now In Effect (02/03/2014)

Amended Rule 906 for Reporting Spills and Releases in effect as of February 1, 2014.


COGCC Enforcement and Penalty Policy Review (01/28/2014)

This document was submitted to the Governor’s Office to fulfill the Commission’s obligations under Executive Order D 2013-004.


DJ Basin Horizontal Offset Policy – REVISED (12/18/2013)

Option 3 has been revised. Click here for more information.


Buffer Zone Move-In, Rig-Up Notice Policy – FINAL (12/17/2013)

Final Policy adopted by the Commission, December 16, 2013.


Earth Guardians Request for Rulemaking (12/16/2013)

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission received a request for rulemaking from Earth Guardians. The COGCC will consider whether to initiate this rulemaking at the April 28-29 2014 Hearings.


Spill Reporting HB 13-1278 Effective 08/07/2013 (08/05/2013)

Please be advised that HB 13-1278 goes into effect on August 7, 2013. All spills and releases must be reported as required Rule 906 and HB 13-1278.


NOTICE TO OPERATORS: 205A. CHEMICAL DISCLOSURE (06/20/2013)

Rule requires disclosures to FracFocus within 60 days of the conclusion of a hydraulic fracturing treatment, and in no case more than 120 days.


Colorado eForm Login (11/23/2011)

Click on the above link to use eform


Sign-up for General Email Notification (01/01/2003)

Receive links to staff reports, hearing applications, hearing dockets, and hearing notices.



COGCC Values Statement


The COGCC will earn the trust of the People of Colorado every day.

We conduct our work with integrity, technical excellence, and a commitment to innovation.

We are as committed to protecting public health and the environment as we are to fostering the responsible development of Colorado’s oil and gas resources.

We provide exceptional customer service. We are responsive, fair, and consistent.

We are accountable to one another.

We will improve every day.
      

HOT TOPICS       

1407-RM-01 Clean-up Rulemaking 2014 (06/17/2014)

This "Clean-up Rulemaking" is part of the Commission's review and is designed to make Commission Rules easier to understand and more consistent, effective, and efficient. (Executive Order D 2012-002)


Final Policy on Modular Large Volume Tanks (06/13/2014)

Click here for the final policy on the use of modular large volume tanks in Colorado and supporting stakeholder documentation.


Risk Based Inspection Report to General Assembly (04/14/2014)

Senate Bill 13-202 directs the COGCC to develop recommended strategies to address the environmental risks associated with each phase of oil and gas operations.


James W. “Bill” Hawkins appointed to Commission (04/11/2014)

Governor Hickenlooper appointed James W. “Bill” Hawkins to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on April 10, 2014.


Executive Order D 2013-004 - Enforcement Program (04/01/2014)

Executive Order D 2013-004 directs the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to undertake a review of its enforcement program, penalty structure, and imposition of fines.


Notice to Operators - Runoff in Spring 2014 (03/24/2014)

Spring runoff concerns in 2014 include issues caused by debris and stream beds that have moved as a result of the September floods.


September 2013 Flood Lessons Learned Final Report (03/17/2014)

On March 14, 2014, COGCC released a report describing "lessons learned" in the Front Range flood of September 2013. The report is located on COGCC's Flood Response Information web page.


Flood Response Information (11/26/2013)

Information about COGCC response to flooding in Northeast Colorado.


***NOTICE TO OPERATORS*** (10/09/2013)

Return to Service of Oil and Gas Facilities or Wells within the Flood Impact Zone.


Hydraulic Fracturing Information (06/07/2011)

With the public's interest in and concern about the potential impacts of fracking on public health and the environment, the COGCC has compiled information for the public's review.









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