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...

Anti-Oil & Gas candidates for State Land Office Commissioner pledge to raise royalty rates

SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN – Democratic candidate running for the New Mexico State Land Office plan to increase royalty rates on Oil & Gas operators in New Mexico. State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard says that pushing for a higher rate would be her No. 1...