Sandoval County to (possibly) vote Nov. 29, 2018 on Oil & Gas Ordinance

The three-year saga that’s cost county taxpayers tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of dollar in staff research and work is poised to go to a potential vote on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.  But, don’t hold your breathe. One version or another of...

Energy workers use personal outreach to Colorado friends, neighbors to defeat Prop 112 

WESTERN WIRE – In pushing back against a ballot measure that threatened tens of thousands of jobs in oil and gas and other sectors of the Colorado economy, the effort to defeat Proposition 112 came down to people power and personal outreach to friends and...

Prop 112 threatens Coloradan’s health — not fracking

THE DAILY CALLER (Alex Epstein) – Colorado voters are being asked to decide whether to extend those setbacks even further. Proposition 112 would increase oil and gas setbacks to 2,500 feet, thereby banning most oil and gas development — and destroying many of...

Prop 112 takes a wrecking ball to education, budgets and energy independence

WESTERN WIRE – Proposition 112 is an attack on good-paying jobs and hard-working Colorado families. It would mandate implementation of an arbitrary 2,500-foot buffer zone between occupied structures and oil and gas wells. The 2,500-foot figure has no basis in...

IPANM member’s comments on Colorado Prop. 112 published in CO & NM

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES – Merrion Oil & Gas’s George Sharpe recently made several enlightening comments regarding Colorado Proposition 112 on the statewide ballot this fall. Sharpe serves as Investment Manager at longtime corporate IPANM member company...