Colorado producers on Jan. 15 will face the most-stringent drilling setback rules in the US, when buffers quadruple to 2,000 feet as a backlog of 6,000 pending permits have built up in state regulatory offices over the past year. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Last week, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved an overhaul of state oil and gas permitting rules. The vote capped off months of hearings on regulations stemming from Senate Bill 181, which re-prioritized the mission of the COGCC from one of fostering mineral development to environmental protection. “The rules not only meet the spirit and mandates of SB 19-181, but they were done so with a unanimous vote and […]