Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)

5:00am

Mon August 13, 2012
Environment

Fracking Is Going to Happen Says New Head of COGCC

Matt Lepore is the new director for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Beatty & Wzniak, P.C.
  • KUNC's State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland talked to COGCC Director Matt Lepore about his new job and how he views the future of the drilling industry in Colorado.

The agency that regulates oil and gas development in the state has hired a new director. Matt Lepore is the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s former attorney and takes the helm today, during what many see as a tumultuous time for the industry.

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5:00am

Fri August 10, 2012

5:05am

Thu August 2, 2012

9:52am

Tue July 31, 2012
Environment

State Suing Longmont Over Oil and Gas Regulations

An oil and gas rig operating on the eastern outskirts of Longmont, Colo.
Kirk Siegler

The state is asking a judge to invalidate parts of a newly passed ordinance in Longmont that seeks to ban oil and gas drilling from residential neighborhoods in the city.

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12:05am

Sun July 8, 2012
Energy

Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing

Colorado had more than 6,000 active drill permits as of June 30, shown by the red dots.
Colorado Public News

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