Colorado - HB18-1289: Exempt Local Government School Districts Forced Pooling

Concerning an exemption from forced pooling of certain governmental entities that own mineral rights. SESSION:  2018 Regular Session SUBJECTS:  Energy Natural Resources & Environment Current law authorizes ‘forced’ or ‘statutory’ pooling, a process by which any interested person–typically an oil and gas operator–may apply to the Colorado oil and gas conservation commission for an order to pool and develop oil and gas resources located within a particularly identified drilling unit

Utah - H.B. 419 Oil and Gas Amendments

1      OIL AND GAS AMENDMENTS 2      2018 GENERAL SESSION 3      STATE OF UTAH 4      Chief Sponsor: Stephen G. Handy 5      Senate Sponsor: Kevin T. Van Tassell 6      7     LONG TITLE 8     General Description: 9          This bill modifies provisions relating to the pooling of oil and gas interests. 10     Highlighted Provisions: 11          This bill: 12          ▸     authorizes the Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining to make a pooling order retroactive 13     under certain circumstances; 14          ▸     allows existing pooling orders to apply