CEA to Co-host  2012 Colorado Election Energy Summit

HOUSTON, TX: Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) will co-host the 2012 Colorado Election Energy Summit. The first of its kind event, also sponsored by the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and the Colorado Farm Bureau, will bring together presidential candidates, federal, state and local elected officials to discuss the importance of safe and responsible energy development to the State of Colorado and the United States.

The summit aims to further explore and discuss issues relevant to the oil and gas industry, which supports over nine million jobs nationally. Colorado contains 40,000 active oil and gas wells and consistently remains one of the larger domestic sources of energy, providing hundreds of thousands jobs and 6% of Colorado’s job market. This event will provide an in-depth discussion of the nation, and Colorado’s, energy portfolio and its importance to continued economic development, growth and prosperity.

WHAT:             Colorado Election Energy Summit

WHO:              Invited participants include: Republican candidates Governor Mitt Romney (R), Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA), U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX),and Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), the Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Department of Interior, Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo.), and U.S. Representative Cory Gardner (R-Colo.).

WHERE:           Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401

WHEN:             February 6 2012, 1:00pm- 5:00pm MST

RSVP:              Andrew Browning, (312)768-4736, ABrowning@hbwresources.com