News & Alerts
July 18, 2022 REMINDER ON COGCC FORM 1B MITIGATION FEE DUE AUGUST 1, 2022
The COGCC Orphan Well Mitigation Fee deadline is approaching in two weeks on August 1, 2022. The COGCC will post the Form 1B and associated information on its website: https://cogcc.state.co.us/#/home.
The Form 1B and associated Mitigation Fee will auto-calculate for every Well an Operator operates as of December 31, 2021 and will include all Wells that have been spud and do not have an approved Form 6 or a “Reported Plugged” designation. The fee includes Out of Service Wells that have not yet been plugged, and excludes undrilled permits. In addition, the COGCC has requested that each Operator submit its Certificate(s) of Insurance with the Form 1B filing pursuant to COGCC Rule 705. For updates on the release of the Form 1B and the annual mitigation fee, please check the COGCC website.