Energy Leadership in Colorado

Colorado’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry is Leading the Way

Colorado’s oil and natural gas industry is committed to being the leader for responsible energy development. From investing in new, innovative technologies, to lowering emissions, to supporting local communities, our state is a model for the nation.

Check out how the companies that make up Colorado’s oil and natural gas industry are leading the way in environmental responsibility by cutting emissions, investing in innovative technologies, and supporting local business and nonprofits.


Occidental has set a goal of becoming Net-Zero for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, including emissions from the use of their products before 2050. This means reduced GHG emissions here in Colorado, across the U.S., and the world.

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Chevron’s commitment to invest $3 billion in innovative carbon reduction projects, renewables and low-carbon technologies through 2028 will help provide even cleaner energy and help support communities across the globe, including right here in Colorado.

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Headquartered in Denver, PDC Energy has 29 operations staff dedicated to Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) and emission maintenance programs. In fact, PDC Energy devoted 60,320 staff hours to LDAR efforts in 2019 alone.

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Founded almost 20 years ago, Denver-based Bayswater is one of the first energy companies to have continuous air monitoring at nearly all their Colorado operations. Using new continuous air monitoring sensors and software tracking technology, verified by an independent Colorado-based third party, Bayswater goes “far beyond what state rules require about emissions and well-site protections,” according to the Denver Business Journal.

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Headquartered right here in Colorado, DCP Midstream raised and contributed $1.4 million to support nonprofit causes in 2019. These efforts help support local communities far and wide, including right here in Colorado.

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Headquartered in Denver, Liberty is a pioneer for innovative energy development technologies. Liberty’s ‘Quiet Fleet’ reduces noise up to three times compared to normal levels, while other technological upgrades allow some operations to use natural gas fuel instead of diesel, lowering emissions.

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