IS-80 Colorado Mineral and Energy Industry Activities 2016-2017


The next edition of our annual Colorado Mineral and Energy Industry Activities report is ready for download. This edition is based primarily on 2016 production data, with some additional information from 2017, and provides a comprehensive overview of Colorado’s energy and mineral resource production. 31 pages. Digital PDF download. IS-80D

From the Summary:

In 2016, Colorado produced many mineral and energy commodities. Top commodities, in terms of production value, include natural gas, oil, gold, molybdenum, sand and gravel, cement, crushed stone, clay, and industrial gases (carbon dioxide and helium). The total value of mineral and energy fuels production in Colorado for 2016 is estimated to be $11.62 billion, a 6.4% decline from the $12.41 billion production value in 2015. Natural gas and oil production accounted for most (76%) of Colorado’s total mineral and energy production value in 2016.