Submit Your Comments on Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan for the Livingston and Interchange B Pads by Jan. 31

Broomfield residents have shown that they have the dedication and knowledge to provide meaningful contributions to the discussions on oil and gas development in Broomfield.  In recognition of that tremendous effort, you are invited to once again share your concerns with the City. On December 15, Extraction Oil and Gas submitted its Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) and Form 2…

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Please Attend the State (COGCC) Hearings on Monday, December 11

Way to go, Broomfield!  Yes, Broomfield, be proud that things may be moving in a positive direction after the Nov. 7 local elections!  And thank you for your tremendous turnout at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) hearings on Oct. 30 and 31 to express your concerns related to the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications. However, we still…

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Industry Phone Survey After Passage of 301

Many Broomfield residents are receiving the phone survey described below after the passage of 301. The caller says the survey is sponsored by Target Point Consulting, whose website states that it has consulted for the American Petroleum Institute. (“Energy API” scrolls on the “Our Work” page at the bottom.)  Industry appears to be continuing to pour money into Colorado…

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State Hearings on October 30 and 31- Was It Trick Or Treat With Most Applications Approved?

All Extraction spacing unit applications in Broomfield were approved, except for Lowell South Spacing and Increased Well Density pertaining to Lowell South. Lowell South Spacing and Increased Well Density pertaining to Lowell South will be heard at the COGCC on Dec. 11 & 12. Wildgrass Oil and Gas Association argued that they were not given proper notice and the…

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Please Attend the State (COGCC) Hearings on Monday, October 30

“What’s next?”  That has been a frequently heard question from concerned Broomfield residents since October 24.  That is when the Broomfield City Council passed Resolution No 2017-186 with a 6-4 vote in favor of the Amended and Restated Oil and Gas Operator Agreement (Amended Agreement) with Extraction Oil and Gas. The Extraction Spacing Unit Applications are on the docket…

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Amended Agreement for 84 Wells Passes by 6-4 Vote: Mayor Squashes Pumpkin To Delay Vote

Broomfield City Council passed Resolution No 2017-186 with a 6-4 vote in favor of the Amended Agreement with Extraction Oil and Gas.  Four hours of citizen comments preceded the vote, including 47 citizen comments against passing the Amended Agreement and 32 citizen comments for passing the Amended Agreement.  You can find the document here and can watch the entire meeting…

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Latest Changes to Extraction Proposal Will Be Discussed at Oct. 17 Study Session

Additional negotiated changes between the City and Extraction will be discussed during a Council Study Session on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers.  They are described under “Current Status of Negotiations” starting on page 4 of the City’s summary, which is available here.  You can find a map of the proposal here. Citizens are usually…

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