Pioneer’s dedication to community wellbeing and success shows in the many ways we seek to be a good neighbor in all of our operating areas. From our office in Trinidad, we manage operations in the Raton Basin and have forged a lasting relationship with the area’s community members.
We feel a special connection to the Rockies community and strive to enrich the area in a variety of ways, from sponsoring highway trash pick-up initiatives to providing education scholarships. We are dedicated to protecting the environment and aim to keep community members informed on our efforts, such as through water monitoring and restoration projects.
Our employees actively participate in a number of events across the state, and it is our hope that the impact we have is meaningful and long-lived.
The approximate number of people Pioneer and its subsidiaries employ in Las Animas, Denver and El Paso counties, as of July 2015.
Pioneer’s production taxes paid to local Rockies communities in 2014. Production, or severance, taxes are levied by each state on companies producing natural resources.
Ad valorem taxes Pioneer paid in 2014 to counties in the Rockies region. Ad valorem taxes are levied at a county level, and the producing resources are taxed according to their appraised fair market value.
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Pioneer is actively involved in educating the community on watershed-monitoring programs, which provide beneficial data on the water in state rivers.
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Through scholarships and a partnership with STEM, Pioneer awards needed funds to foster academic development for students at Trinidad State Junior College.
Through partnership with the Las Animas Junior Achievement program, Pioneer’s volunteers teach children the importance of financial responsibility.
Pioneer’s participation in the South Central Council of Governments’ Gas Assistance Program helps provide disadvantaged seniors much-needed warmth during the cold winter months.
Pioneer serves as a founding sponsor of Colorado’s Trinidad Triggers, a new professional baseball team that brings much-appreciated summertime fun for community members.
The Denver Zoo’s zero-waste facility goals are slowly becoming a reality with help from the implementation of new technologies and valuable support from Pioneer.
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For more information on Pioneer’s efforts in Colorado, send us an e-mail. Operations Emergency Number:
Pioneer Natural Resources is a large independent exploration and production company focused on delivering competitive and sustainable results.
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Pioneer is the largest operator in the Raton Basin in southeastern Colorado, where our long-lived coal bed methane (CBM) production provides a strong foundation for future growth. We own 256,000 gross acres in the center of the Raton Basin and produce CBM from the coal seams in the Vermejo and Raton formations.
Source: Colorado Oil and Gas Association
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