Colorado Oil and Gas Industry Booming For Jobs

Recent production growth in the oil and gas sector has reached record levels over the past three years. According to the EIA, from 2007 to 2011 Colorado crude oil production in Colorado rose 64 percent making the state the third largest place in the world for oil and gas employment and overall potential industry success, according to Rigzone.

They go on to state: “Unconventional oil and gas activity in Colorado created 77,600 jobs in the state in 2012, according to the second part of a report by the Institute for 21st Century Energy into the impact of unconventional resources on the U.S.”

As the oil and gas sector in Colorado continues to expand, companies are looking to expand in house-counsel on all levels and which can be a good thing for recent Law graduates and experienced industry attorneys.

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