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Colorado is 7th in the nation in total energy production, 6th in natural gas production, 7th in oil production, and 11th in coal production.


Over 90% of new oil and gas wells in Colorado utilize hydraulic fracturing.


From 2008 to 2016, natural gas prices fell by 68% and coal-powered generation fell by 38% in the United States.


Oil and Gas in Colorado

State Energy Production

Last updated: October 5, 2017 at 16:43 pm