Useful Oil & Gas Development Web Sites
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Useful Development Web Sites

Colorado State Web Sites
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
The COGCC is the state agency which regulates oil and gas exploration and production. The state regulations are available on this site.
COGCC fracking information study/sheet
This is a multipage discussion of fracking put together by a stakeholder group.
Division of Water Resources
This agency regulates water rights for both surface and ground water.
Department of Public Health and Environment
This agency has responsibility for regulating air and water pollution.
Colorado Geological Survey
This agency studies and publishes maps and reports on Colorado geology and mineral resources.
Colorado Petroleum Association
The Colorado Petroleum Association is a non-profit organization and the only statewide oil and gas association that represents all sectors of Colorado’s oil and gas industry before state, regional, and federal governmental entities.
Miscellaneous Web Sites
Colorado Oil and Gas Association
The industry group for the petroleum industry.
National Association of Royalty Owners
Mineral leasing info.
EPA : Natural Gas Extraction - Hydraulic Fracturing
EPA page on fracking and drinking water. : Mineral Rights
Article on mineral rights and leasing.
Wikipedia : Hydraulic fracturing
General article on fracking.
This is an industry website which lists the chemicals used in fracking. Also, you can look up what was used in any particular well.
This is the site for the National Groundwater Association which has some good information on water testing.
Shale Gas Regulation
This is a link to a recent (Febuary 2012) study by the University Texas on fracking.
Government Contact Information
El Paso County Commissioners
Darryl Glenn (District 1) (NW El Paso County, Palmer Lake, Monument, Black Forest)

Amy Lathen (District 2) (Eastern El Paso County, Falcon, Peyton, Simla)

Sallie Clark (District 3) (Western El Paso County, Manitou Springs, Green Mt. Falls)

Dennis Hisey (District 4) (Southern El Paso County, Fountain, Security, Widefield)

Peggy Littleton (District 5) (Colorado Springs)
City of Colorado Springs
Information about the Colorado Springs City Council and contact information may be found at:
Colorado State Government
Contact information may be found at links at