26 Feb 2016

2/26/2016 Update: IPC Bill Tracker

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2/26/2016 Update: IPC Bill Tracker

Four bills of interest to Idaho Petroleum Council Members have been proposed in this year’s State Legislature. Links to each bill can be found below along with a brief bill summary, the scheduled actions and internal IPC notes. IPC supports our members and the issues our members are working on. Check back for updates.  Senate […]

26 Feb 2016

Senate Passes Oil & Gas Bill After Two-Hour Debate

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Senate Passes Oil & Gas Bill After Two-Hour Debate

“We need to support this industry. There’s potential here to build our economy. .” Senator Jeff Siddoway, S1339 floor sponsor, during Senate debate. The first oil and gas legislation of 2016 passed the Idaho State Senate last night on a strong bipartisan vote of 31-4.  IPC supports this legislation, S1339, which is sponsored by IPC […]

25 Feb 2016

Natural Gas Exports Set to Boost Economy, Security

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Jack Gerard, President and CEO of of the American Petroleum Institute (API) wrote the following blog post for EnergyTomorrow.org. The post discusses two of last week’s big energy headlines and how the news will positively effect our nation’s economy and security. Two separate but related news items last week demonstrate the economic promise and geopolitical significance […]

19 Feb 2016

IPC’s Letter of Support for S1339

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IPC’s Letter of Support for S1339

Read a copy of the Idaho Petroleum Council’s letter of support for Senate Bill 1339. The Oil and Gas IDL Process Bill amends existing law regarding applications for permits or certain authorizations to drill or treat wells; to provide that the Department of Lands shall have specified responsibilities associated with spacing units and unit operations; to […]

17 Feb 2016

IPC Bill Tracker

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IPC Bill Tracker

Four bills of interest to the Idaho Petroleum Council Members have been proposed in this year’s State Legislature. Links to each bill can be found below along with a brief bill summary, the scheduled actions and internal IPC notes. IPC supports our members and these are the issues our members are working on.  Check back […]

15 Feb 2016

Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – February 18, 2016

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Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – February 18, 2016

The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, February 18th, 2016. Location: Borah Building, 2nd Floor Courtroom (Room 214), 304 N. 8th St. (at Bannock), Boise, Idaho. Time: The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM (MST). Below is a link to view the final agenda for the upcoming meeting. To view […]

10 Feb 2016

Letter from Jack Gerard – $10 Energy Tax Hike Could Harm Consumers

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Letter from Jack Gerard – $10 Energy Tax Hike Could Harm Consumers

Below is a letter from Jack Gerard, the president of American Petroleum Institute. The letter warns consumers that the White House’s new budget will add a $10 per barrel tax on crude oil. The Tax could raise consumers cost per gallon by an estimated 25 cents.   February 10, 2016 Dear American Petroleum Council Member, Apparently, […]

5 Feb 2016

Notice of February 17, 2016 Auction Cancellation

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Notice of February 17, 2016 Auction Cancellation

CANCELLATION STATE OF IDAHO FEB. 17, 2016 PUBLIC AUCTION OF OIL AND GAS LEASES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Director of the Idaho Department of Lands has cancelled the February 17, 2016 auction of oil and gas leases in Cassia, Owyhee, and Twin Falls counties. On February 4, 2016 a majority of the nominations […]

3 Feb 2016

Public Meeting Announcement: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – February 18, 2016

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Public Meeting Announcement: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – February 18, 2016

The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2016. *Please note the change in venue.  Venue: Borah Building, 2nd Floor Courtroom (Room 214), 304 N. 8th St. (at Bannock), Boise, Idaho. Time: The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am (MDT) Click the link below to view/download […]

29 Jan 2016

Energy Tomorrow

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Energy Tomorrow

Mark Green from EnergyTomorrow.org recapped the main projections made in ExonMobil’s Annual Global Energy Outlook Report. A summary is below. It is projected that the worlds energy needs will grow 25 percent between now until 2040, with oil, natural gas and coal continuing to meet 80 percent of that demand. Take a look as some of […]

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