Commissioners approve oil well southwest of Hayden |

Commissioners approve oil well southwest of Hayden

The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted, 3-0, Tues­day to approve a permit for a new exploratory oil and gas well 4.5 miles southwest of Hayden on Routt County Road 65.

Commission Chairwoman Nancy Stahoviak said officials of True Oil LLC intend erect a rig and begin drilling the 10,000-foot-deep well as soon as possible. The drilling period is estimated to be 40 days.

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