GarCo drilling levels reach decade low

CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—A drilling rig is seen from above on the Roan Plateau in Garfield County. As of Nov. 6, the state had issued 904 drilling permits in Garfield County. Garfield County ranks only behind Weld County in permitting and well starts, but permits and drilling activity are down statewide this year.



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CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—A drilling rig is seen from above on the Roan Plateau in Garfield County. As of Nov. 6, the state had issued 904 drilling permits in Garfield County. Garfield County ranks only behind Weld County in permitting and well starts, but permits and drilling activity are down statewide this year.

Garfield County’s oil and gas drilling activity is at its lowest level in a decade, the latest state statistics show. Meanwhile, Mesa County continues to rank third in the state in…




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