$13.5 billion in GDP, $1 billion of public revenue supporting schools, social assistance programs, parks and water infrastructure are in question
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver Business School’s Graduate Energy Management program itemizes the significant economic impact from Colorado’s oil and gas upstream and midstream subsectors, calling oil and gas “a critically important spoke in the wheel of the state’s diverse economy.”

The study uses U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data from 2017, which is the most current and complete year on record. It was paid for by the Colorado Oil & Gas Association.
The dollars injected into economy by oil & gas
As of 2017, the upstream and midstream subsectors alone were resp...

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