GARFIELD COUNTY — The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved 2,888 drilling permits in Garfield County in 2008, highest in the state and the most-ever approved in Garfield County. According to the Post-Independent, the actual number of drilling rigs is down about 33 percent, with 58 of 121 rigs in the county actually in operation as of early December 2008.
Rio Blanco County is planning to increase fees on new home, industry construction and development
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on Monday that temporarily suspends impact fees for all development permits issued from Monday through Feb. 8, 2016.
RBC (AP) — A proposed rewrite of Colorado’s oil and gas regulations would take less time to process drilling applications and require less consultation with state agencies than envisioned in preliminary rules.