Noble Energy receives biggest fine from Colorado regulators in 2018
DENVER -- Every year the FOX31 Problem Solvers research the biggest fines issued by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Through an open records request, the largest fine went to Noble Energy in 2018. According to the COGCC, Noble Energy failed to conduct "Mechanical Integrity Tests" on eight different sites around Weld County. The violations last in some cases hundreds of days. The total fine was $1.6 million.