This annual report describes exploration, development, and production activity of the gas and oil, coal, and mineral industries of Colorado in 2001. Includes information on the economic impact of these industries to the state. 51 pages. 47 figures. 18 tables. Digital PDF download. IS-63D
The Colorado Geological Survey Mineral Resources Section estimates the total value of 2001 mineral and mineral fuel production in Colorado to be $4,278 million dollars, a 0.9 percent increase from the revised 2000 total value of $4,251 million. The total estimated value of oil, natural gas, and carbon dioxide production in 2001 was $3,200 million, which is just about flat compared the 2000 value of $3,216 million. The value of Colorado coal production is estimated at $502 million, up 15 percent from the 2000 value of $436 million.
Nonfuel mineral production — including metals, industrial minerals, and construction materials – The USGS Mineral Information Office estimates the value of the 2001 non-fuel mineral production to be $576 million. This figure is a decrease of 3.3 percent from the 2000 value of $596 million.
These and many other fascinating details are discussed in the report.