Oil and Gas Task Force 
Task Force regarding State and Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Operations 

Welcome to the home page for the Oil and Gas Task Force. On September 8, 2014, Governor John Hickenlooper issued executive order B 2014-005 establishing a task force regarding the state and local regulation of oil and gas operations that will report its recommendations to the Governor no later than February 27, 2015.

The Task Force members are comprised of representatives from local government, civic organizations, environmental interests, agriculture, and affected industries. The task force will focus on how to most reasonably and effectively balance land use issues in a way that minimizes conflicts while protecting communities and allowing reasonable access to private mineral rights.

Reference Information

 Executive Orders Correspondence
 Creating Oil & Gas Task Force Governor Letter To Task Force Members
 Naming Task Force Members Press Releases
 Amendment  Announcing task force members

The Task Force is wrapping up its work and the public comment period has now concluded.