2014 Press Releases

Friday, May 16, 2014
Retroactive changes, cancelations to existing leases pit elite activists against middle-class Colorado workers and U.S. taxpaye (DENVER) - Wetern Energy Alliance and the West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association (WSCOGA) together with 10 Colorado, regional, and national trade associations...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Survey shows nationwide support for increasing domestic productionFracking, safety procedures and level of regulations viewed favorablyDevelopment on public lands overwhelmingly endorsed(DENVER) - Voters across the country have favorable views of how oil and natural gas is produced and strongly...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Shark Tank-Style Format Pits Top Business Schools Against Each Other in Competition Addressing State’s Energy FutureDENVER, April 23, 2014 – Last week, top-performing undergraduate students from business colleges at the University of Colorado, Colorado State University and the University of Denver...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
(DENVER) - A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report released today confirms production on federal lands continues to decline in absolute terms as well as relative to state and private lands. While the rest of the country is booming, federal land policies are artificially suppressing production...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
(DENVER) - Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) is joined by RAS & Associates and Western Energy Alliance on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in hosting the 2014 Case for Colorado, a forum showcasing the state's top college students as they develop and present strategies promoting the...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
(Denver) - A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today confirms that National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis is too time consuming, costly, and litigation driven rather than serving the public interest. Time to process NEPA analysis grew over a month each year between...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Number of oil and natural gas permits approved lowest since 2002West competitively disadvantaged by greater share of federal landsIndustry investments shifting to private and state lands(DENVER) – Recently released Bureau of Land Management (BLM) statistics continue to demonstrate why oil and...
Monday, March 31, 2014
BLM Wisely Overcomes Political Pressure and Recognizes Valid Existing Lease Rights (DENVER) - Western Energy Alliance and the West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association (WSCOGA) applaud the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for approving extensions to leases held by SG Interests and Ursa Piceance...
Monday, March 24, 2014
(DENVER) - Western Energy Alliance applauds the Department of Energy (DOE) for its authorization of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the Jordan Cove terminal to non-Free Trade Agreement countries. Jordan Cove is particularly important to western producers, as it could accept natural gas...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
(Denver) - Western Energy Alliance’s Kathleen Sgamma will be on a panel debating hydraulic fracturing in Colorado at a forum held by the Independence Institute and Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on Thurs., March 20, at the Denver Post building.The debate features pro- and anti-fracking...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
(Denver) - Western Energy Alliance urges passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives this week to address growing delays of environmental analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that discourage oil and natural gas production on federal land in the West. Passage...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
(DENVER) – Following the release of the Interior Department’s budget for fiscal year 2015 and comments from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Western Energy Alliance offers the following statement highlighting the impacts on oil and natural gas producers. The statement is attributed to Kathleen...

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