House approved bill includes more Western Colorado oil drilling

Colorado Oil and Gas Association reacts to Biden proposal for 20-year Thompson  Divide withdrawal - CBS Colorado


The GOP-sponsored bill that won U.S. House approval to limit President Biden’s reduction of the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve also includes amendments to increase oil and gas drilling on Colorado’s Thompson Divide.

The amendments were added by Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert after the Biden administration proposed a 20-year withdrawal of the Divide from new oil and gas leases according to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

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