Spacing Applications Reach into Broadlands and McKay Landing, Anthem Highlands “Doughnut Hole”

On 7/13, Extraction filed 6 spacing applications with the COGCC which are currently scheduled to be heard on 9/11 & 9/12 in Durango.  In addition to the timing of the filing, another surprise was that the “South” spacing applications reach further south in Broomfield than expected. As you can see on the overview and detail maps below, Extraction’s “South” spacing…

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Write Officials to Ask Extraction to Move State Hearing to December

Please write our local and state officials to ask Extraction Oil and Gas to postpone its Colorado Oil and Gas Commission (COGCC) hearing on its spacing applications for the Broomfield pads until December in Denver.  If possible, please write before Wed, 7/19 so they receive them before the Oil and Gas Public Meeting.  Here is the brief background you…

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Where were the oil and gas industry representatives at the Marble/Saine Energy Summit?

Senator Vicki Marble (R-SD23) stated that the goal of the Marble/Saine Stakeholder Energy Summit was “to have a full discussion” on “abandoned flowlines” and “statutory pooling” with “input from all affected stakeholders.”  Then why were the oil and gas industry associations not participating on the June 22 panel even though they were invited? As one of the homeowners in the…

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Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern- Daily Camera

“Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern”  – Daily Camera by Anthony Hahn 6/30/17 Broomfield residents may be interested in following what happens with our neighbors when “Erie officials in July weigh an emergency ordinance amending the town’s ‘public health and safety’ code to consider complaints against oil and gas odors.” In explaining why the…

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CCOB Will Not Protest Extraction Coyote Pad Spacing Application

Should the city of Broomfield protest Extraction Oil and Gas’ Coyote Pad spacing application before the 7/10 Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) deadline?  That was the question for which the CCOB staff requested direction from Council at the 6/27 CCOB meeting.  The majority of Council members said no, but there were dissenting opinions and interesting indications of…

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Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative Kickoff 6/21/17

    On the warm evening of the first day of summer at Broomfield Community Park, Broomfield residents, candidates and elected officials gathered for the campaign kick-off to gather signatures for the Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative to amend the Broomfield charter. The Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative was filed on June 6.  The proposal is…

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Crestone Peak Files COGCC Spacing Application Within Broomfield 6/13/2017

There were stunned looks on the faces of those who were remaining about three hours into the 6/13 Broomfield City Council meeting when City and County Manager Charles Ozaki made an announcement. In the late afternoon, the city had received notice that Crestone Peak Resources had filed a COGCC spacing application within Broomfield just east of the proposed Extraction…

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