Report: Colorado Oil and Natural Gas Impact Tops $31 Billion

“Colorado’s oil and gas industry supported 232,900 jobs in the state and contributed $31.38 billion to the state’s economy in 2015 — the year industry activity nose-dived due to low commodity prices… The jobs accounted for nearly 7 percent of the total state employment in 2015.”

Report: Oil and Natural Gas Good for Economy

A new report from API, the American Petroleum Institute, outlines what oil and gas has done for Colorado, from the economy to schools. “We’re the fifth largest producer of gas and the seventh largest producer of oil in the country,” said Tracee Bentley, the executive director of the Colorado Petroleum Council. According to the Colorado … Continued