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Citation Label: CO135
Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding Between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and ConocoPhilips Company, 2006
Publication Type: MOU/MOA
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Author Name: the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado
Other Authors: ConocoPhillips Co. and Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Co.
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Publication Year: 2006
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Local Source File: CO135_MOU_La_Plata_County_Conoco_Phillips.pdf
Annotation: This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and ConocoPhillips Company and Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Company represents an agreement between both parties to avoid expending their resources advancing their differing legal positions regarding the degree and extent of the County's authority to regulate certain aspect of oil and gas operations. The MOU seeks to facilitate the development of oil and gas resources with the unincorporated area of the county while mitigating potential impacts from such development.
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Required: "This Agreement shall apply to lands presently within the unincorporated portions of the Infill Application Area within the County with the exception of those lands where the County's jurisdiction is preempted by federal or state law, or by Southern Ute Indian tribal jurisdiction." Article I, Application, p. 4.
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