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Inspections of Oil and Gas Development (2013)

Natural Resources & Environment

There are approximately 50,000 active oil and gas wells in Colorado. This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado's oil and gas operations inspection processes and offers a summary of legislative measures related to inspections of oil and gas development that were passed by the Colorado General Assembly during the 2013 legislative session.

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details