September 22, 2014


Comment Period Extended for Bayswater Form 2A (09/02/2014)

By LGD request, the comment period for Bayswater Exploration and Production "White 8-1" location in Greeley, Weld County has been extended from 9-18-2014 to 9-28-2014. Form 2A Doc # 400652045

COGCC 2013 Outstanding Operations Awards (08/06/2014)

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced on August 06, 2014 its selections for outstanding operations in 2013.

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.

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.


Rule 604.c.(2)E.i. Implementation COGCC Form 2A Cultural Setbacks Tab has been modified to provide certification and description of Operators' compliance with Rule 604.c.(2)E.i. for Production Facilities serving Multi-well pads.

COGCC Form 2A Cultural Setbacks Tab has been modified to provide certification and description of Operators' compliance with Rule 604.c.(2)E.i. for Production Facilities serving Multi-well pads.

Operator Meetings: Form 2 and 2A Rejection Process (09/04/2014)

COGCC is formalizing the process by which a Form 2 and 2A is rejected. This process will be discussed at meetings with Operators on 9/17 and 9/24 and will be implemented 11/1/14. Click for info.

Spill Analysis (08/06/2014)

In an effort to address numerous public inquires related to spill data, COGCC has compiled data through the first quarter of 2014.

1412-RM-02 Enforcement and Penalty Rulemaking (08/05/2014)

The Commission will consider additions and amendments to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure to implement Executive Order D 2013-004 and HB 14-1356.

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 (04/15/2014)

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.

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.

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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