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Colorado Crude Oil Reserves 
 
Pump jack on an oil well in the Wattenberg Field in the Denver Basin.Colorado was 9th in proven oil reserves in 2008.  We are also home to two of the largest oil fields in the country.  In 2008, Wattenburg Field was ranked by EIA as the 13th largest oil field in the size of proven oil reserves and Rangely was ranked 71st.  This is a big deal because there are more than 32,000 oil fields in the United States.

 
 
 
 
Last Updated: 11/27/2010 4:42 PM 
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