Dan Haley is the President and CEO of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA). Founded in 1984, the Colorado Oil & Gas Association’s mission is to be the unified political and regulatory voice for the oil and natural gas industry in Colorado, and to support our members through advocacy, partnerships, education and stakeholder engagement.

As President, Dan is responsible for leading the industry in Colorado legislative, regulatory, and public relations matters. Previously, he was Vice President of Communications, Development and Strategy at EIS Solutions, a public affairs firm where he served as a consultant for numerous corporate and political clients, including oil and gas interests. Prior to that, Mr. Haley spent more than 20 years in the communications field, including 13 years at The Denver Post, where he was the Editorial Page Editor. He also was Director of Corporate Communications for CoBank, a $100 billion bank headquartered in Denver.

On this episode, Dan discusses the many challenges facing the oil and natural gas industry in Colorado including depressed demand due to COVID-19, activists and out-of-state interests attempting to dictate public policy, and more. He articulates the importance of a robust industry in this state and talks about the oil and gas industry as both high tech and stewards of the environment.

Hosted by Colorado Business Roundtable President Debbie Brown.