Tag: IPAA

Independents lobbying to remove rule banning fracking on US Indian, federal lands

Independents lobbying to remove rule banning fracking on US Indian, federal lands

Bureau of Land Mangemeng released precedent-setting final rule on March 20, 2015 under President Barack Obama The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and Western Energy Alliance have submitted detailed comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on its proposed rule that would rescind the March 2015 nationwide rule governing the practice of hydraulic fracturing on […]

By September 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Offshore five-year plan removes new American energy opportunities

Offshore five-year plan removes new American energy opportunities

Independent oil and gas producers condemn taking 80% of federal offshore lands out of drilling plan The Obama Administration’s finalized five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program, which sets the lease sale schedule for 2017-2022, is drawing heavy fire from energy industry associations. In Sept., the Independent Petroleum Association of America joined the Alaska […]

By November 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Independent oil/gas producers challenge BLM’s venting and flaring rule

Independent oil/gas producers challenge BLM’s venting and flaring rule

DENVER – Western Energy Alliance and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) filed a lawsuit today challenging Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final rule regulating venting and flaring from oil and natural gas operations on federal and tribal lands. In its claim filed before the US District Court in Wyoming, the trade associations call […]

By November 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Combined onshore regulations will increase costs on businesses – IPAA

Combined onshore regulations will increase costs on businesses – IPAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Independent Petroleum Association of America said it is reviewing the final onshore rulemakings issued today by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and reiterated producers’ serious concerns that the BLM’s inflexible regulations will lead to significant cost increases and threaten America’s energy self-sufficiency. “We are carefully reviewing today’s final rule regulating onshore […]

By October 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
IPAA: Obama administration’s offshore rule reduces safety, hurts offshore energy production

IPAA: Obama administration’s offshore rule reduces safety, hurts offshore energy production

IPAA and a number of its industry trade partners shared the expertise of over 300 engineers and technical experts from more than 70 companies in their formal comments WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama Administration’s final offshore well control rule could reduce offshore worker safety and hurt future U.S. offshore energy development, according to Dan Naatz, […]

Obama’s methane rules targeting vulnerable independent producers according to IPAA

Obama’s methane rules targeting vulnerable independent producers according to IPAA

New regs threaten threatens 20% of oil production, 13% of natural gas production from America’s smallest producers The American oil and gas industry is pushing back on the Obama Administration’s new fugitive methane regulations, arguing that long-term efforts to reduce emissions have gone unrecognized. The EPA is toughening regulations, hoping to reduce oil and gas methane emissions […]