Category: Media

NEWS RELEASE: Hickenlooper, Gardner Talk Fracking

HICKENLOOPER, GARDNER TALK FRACKING DENVER (May 27, 2015) —  Today nearly 300 business and political leaders met downtown to discuss how the oil and gas industry supports Colorado’s economy and other opportunities for entrepreneurship. In front of a full crowd, attendees listened to bipartisan oil and gas proponents U.S. Senator Cory Gardner and Governor John…

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Williams: REAPING THE REWARDS OF FRACKED NATURAL GAS

Energy Independence. It’s no pipe dream. The U.S. recently surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas. As a result, the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) says U.S. oil imports will drop 20% by 2025. As oil imports fall, the U.S. is not only finally realizing the long-elusive…

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Nation’s Toughest Oil and Gas Rules Get Even Tougher

Board chair: ‘Energy Industry Worked Hard to Find Compromise that Works for Colorado’ DENVER (February 24, 2015) – Governor John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas today recommended changes to oil and gas rules that, if approved, would make the toughest energy rules in the United States even stronger. The task force moved forward…

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NEWS RELEASE: ‘Coloradans Against Fracking’ Exposes True Intent of Anti-Industry Groups

‘Coloradans Against Fracking’ Exposes True Intent of Anti-Industry Groups DENVER (February 24, 2015) – Vital for Colorado, a coalition of 35,000 Coloradans, businesses, civic leaders and trade associations that support the oil and gas industry, today issued the following statement about Coloradans Against Fracking, a new, anti-energy industry group that’s calling for a statewide ban…

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Vital for Colorado to Mayor Hancock, Denver City Council: Reject Fracking Ban Proposal

Vital for Colorado to Mayor Hancock, Denver City Council: Reject Fracking Ban Proposal   DENVER (February 16, 2015) – Vital for Colorado, a coalition of more than 35,000 Coloradans, businesses, civic leaders and trade organizations that support the oil and gas industry, today issued an open letter to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and City Council…

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NEWS RELEASE — Vital for Colorado Chairman: Don’t Let Anti-Science Extremists Destroy Denver’s Economy

Vital Chairman: Don’t Let Anti-Science Extremists Destroy Denver’s Economy “Don’t Frack Denver” Campaign Ignoring Facts, Science DENVER (February 10, 2015) — Vital for Colorado, a coalition of more than 35,000 Coloradans, businesses, civic leaders and trade organizations that support the oil and gas industry, released the following statement today regarding the new “Don’t Frack Denver”…

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Energy Global: Erie votes against fracking moratorium

The Board of Trustees of Erie, Colorado voted against imposing a moratorium on fracking in the Front Range town Tuesday evening. In the video-streamed event, the seven-member board consisting of the Mayor, the Mayor Pro-Tem and five trustees cast four votes against the one-year moratorium. Representatives from Encana Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. were present…

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Erie Businesses, Residents Say No to Proposed Fracking Ban

NEWS RELEASE   Erie Businesses, Residents Say No to Proposed Fracking Ban More than 440 Citizens Sign Pledge in Opposition to Wholesale Energy Bans; 15 Local Businesses Sign Letter to Town Trustees in Support of Oil and Gas Industry ERIE (January 27, 2015) – Vital for Colorado, a statewide coalition of more than 35,000 supporters…

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LOCAL LEADERS IN WELD COUNTY TELL GOVERNOR’S TASK FORCE THAT TOUGH ENERGY REGULATIONS ARE WORKING

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2015                        LOCAL LEADERS IN WELD COUNTY TELL GOVERNOR’S TASK FORCE THAT TOUGH ENERGY REGULATIONS ARE WORKING Full-page Newspaper Ad, Billboards Ask Task Force to Protect Regulations Already in Place   GREELEY (January 14, 2015) —  More than 20 local leaders…

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Durango Herald: Peter Moore: Lachelt misstated the role of fracking

Letter to the Editor By Peter Moore Monday, December 22, 2014 9:24pm As chairman of the board of directors for Vital for Colorado – an organization with more than 34,000 members and public supporters who affirm the importance of oil and gas development to our state – I am writing to correct a dangerous misstatement…

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