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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Oil and Gas activity update - March 14, 2018

The Lafayette City Council is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of residents from the potential impacts of oil and gas operations, and are exploring many fronts to address the pending 8 North LLC applications.

Staff has recently received updates on the following;

March 14, 2018 Update

In early January, the COGCC denied Lafayette/Boulder County’s joint request to intervene and protest 8 North LLC’s spacing and density application.  Legal counsel has facilitated a decision that will now allow the City and County to file protests.  8 North LLC’s spacing and density hearing is currently scheduled for April 30/May 1.  The full agenda for this meeting will be posted on the COGCC website when it is available.  Refer to the September 11, 2017 post on the City’s Oil and Gas webpage for background information on the proposed 8 North LLC application.

Additional Information

The City's Oil and Gas Information and Resources webpage provides a number of resources for residents looking to gather information including;

  • A timeline of actions being taken by Lafayette City Council to address potential oil and gas issues in Lafayette
  • Oil and gas FAQs
  • Lafayette well maps
  • Public participation at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)
  • Also included on this page is a link to the Boulder County Oil and Gas Development webpage.

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