Entries by Brianne Bustos

Paving the Way for Environmental, Social and Governance Frameworks in the Energy Industry

January 2021—DENVER, CO Over the past several years, Great Western has been committed to leading the way in developing a new corporate social responsibility framework in accordance with standards defined as environmental, social and governance (ESG). In today’s energy industry, strong ESG policies make lives better for external stakeholders, as well as set the conditions […]

Meet Kamilah Beasley in Great Western’s Employee Profile Series

December 2020—DENVER, CO In a continuing effort to celebrate our inclusive culture and honor the talented and amazing Great Western employees, the second edition employee profile has been released!  Meet Kamilah Beasley, Great Western’s senior financial analyst. In her profile, Kamilah shares her favorite community involvement opportunities brought on by Great Western’s core values which include Stewardship, […]

Ivey Pad Brings Excellence to Oil and Gas Industry in Adams County

December 2020—DENVER, CO Great Western is excited to welcome the start of operations at its very first Platinum GREEN facility, the Ivey Pad in Adams County. “The permits granted by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) marks a significant success for Great Western and the Ivey Pad,” said Susan Fakharzadeh, VP of corporate […]

Great Western’s CEO Wins 2020 Most Admired CEO Award!

December 2020—DENVER, CO In the wild and unpredictable year 2020 has been, we’re excited to share great news: Great Western’s CEO Rich Frommer was chosen as one of Denver Business Journal’s (DBJ) 2020 Most Admired CEOs! Hard work, innovation and stewardship are keys for success in this industry; it’s no surprise Rich’s character, experience and […]

Keeping the Lights On: Dozens of Homes Receive Affordable Energy with Great Western’s Help

December 2020—DENVER, CO Great Western is committed to responsibly serving the communities in which our employees live and work and protecting the environment for generations to come. In an effort to provide and offer affordable energy, Great Western joined Energy Outreach Colorado’s (EOC) fundraising efforts in the 2020 “The Heat Is On” golf tournament with […]

Great Western Launches the Colorado Pollinator Project in Adams County in Partnership with Butterfly Pavilion

December 2020—DENVER, CO Great Western has partnered with Butterfly Pavilion, a nonprofit invertebrate zoo and conservation leader, to launch Great Western’s Colorado Pollinator Project, an environmental reclamation of the Ivey Pad, by transforming the land into a native prairie. “This partnership magnified an opportunity to champion two of Great Western’s values, stewardship and growth by […]

Great Western Embraces Home Building Amid Challenging Year for Volunteers with Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity Partnership

December 2020—DENVER, CO Through Great Western’s commitment to the communities in which we live and work, partnerships with organizations such as the Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity have been able to flourish, even during this challenging year. “The pandemic has drastically impacted the level of people opting to volunteer,” said Cheri Witt-Brown, executive director for Greeley-Weld […]

Great Western Supports Tutoring for Minority STEM Students in Partnership with CABPES

November 2020—DENVER, CO Great Western helps shape brilliant young minds in a partnership with the Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (CABPES), a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging African Americans and other underrepresented youth to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. The partnership with CABPES became a perfect opportunity to advance […]

Great Western Introduces its GREEN Initiative to Identify and Improve Sustainability Progress

October, 2020—DENVER, CO Great Western is serious about its commitment to environmental stewardship and is working to create a positive ecological impact by improving all areas of sustainability and its influence on the environment, economy, and society at its sites. As part of our environmental, health and safety (EHS) practices, we’re excited to introduce a […]