October 22, 2014

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS       

October Commission Hearings will be held at the Durango Public Library, 1900 E. 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO  81301 & start at 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 27th & continue to Tuesday, October 28th as needed.

October Commission Hearings will be held at the Durango Public Library, 1900 E. 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301 & start at 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 27th & continue to Tuesday, October 28th as needed.


Great Western Pace FD Well Comment Period Extended (10/09/2014)

By LGD Request,the comment periods for the Great Western Operating Company Form 2s for wells on the Pace FD Pad 30-202HC located in the SENE Sec 25, Twp 6N Rng 68W have been extended to 40 days


Comment Period Extended for Great Western Form 2A (10/09/2014)

By LGD Request,the comment period for the Great Western Operating Company Pace FD Pad 30-202HC located in the SENE Sec 25, Twp 6N Rng 68W has been extended from 10/28/14 to 11/17/14 Form 2A#400690366


Form 2 & 2A Rejection Meeting (09/24/2014)

The YouTube video recorded from September 24 meeting.


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.
      

HOT TOPICS       

Attachment Guidance for Form 2s and Form 2As The guidance documents for Form 2 and Form 2A attachments are now available on the COGCC website. Click to see where & how to find them.

The guidance documents for Form 2 and Form 2A attachments are now available on the COGCC website. Click to see where & how to find them.


GWA Wellbore Spacing Unit Rules Guidance GWA operator guidance provides critical Rule 318A.e.(5) compliance information regarding wellbore spacing units.

GWA operator guidance provides critical Rule 318A.e.(5) compliance information regarding wellbore spacing units.


Cuttings Policy Effective September 15, 2014 (10/03/2014)

COGCC's Policy on drill cuttings management and land application checklist are available on the POLICIES page.


Rule 308A and Form 5 Guidance (09/30/2014)

Changes to Rule 308A effective September 30, 2014 have associated changes to the Form 5, Drilling Completion Report. Click here for Guidance Document.


Rule 604.c.(2)E.i. Implementation (09/15/2014)

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.


Spill Analysis (08/06/2014)

In an effort to address numerous public inquires related to spill data, COGCC has compiled data through the second 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.


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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