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 […]

14 Jan 2016

Corrected Story – More Than $100,000 in Property Taxes Received

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A previous article printed in the Argus Observer on January 6th, 2016 was incorrect. The natural gas industry has paid property taxes in Payette County. Correct information appears in this story. Source Payette County has received more than $100,000 in personal property taxes from Alta Mesa, an oil and gas company working in the county. An […]

6 Jan 2016

Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – OGCC Op-Ed Submission

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Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – OGCC Op-Ed Submission

The following op-ed article came from the Idaho Department of Lands. It was scheduled for immediate release on January 6, 2016. The article highlights last year’s oil and gas happenings in the state of Idaho and projects what the year ahead may bring.  Unique Opportunity Ahead By Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – Chairman Chris Beck, Vice […]

22 Nov 2015

Alta Mesa Applies for New Gas Well

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Alta Mesa Applies for New Gas Well

Recently, The Argus Observer released an article written by April Ehrlich announcing that Alta Mesa has applied to drill another oil and gas well just outside of Payette. Read the original article here. PAYETTE — Alta Mesa has applied to drill another oil and gas well weeks after submitting an application to drill in Payette County. The newest […]

12 Nov 2015

Legislators Ask for Peace at Oil and Gas Meeting

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Legislators Ask for Peace at Oil and Gas Meeting

The following news article by April Ehrlich from The Argus Observer covers the November 3 public meeting hosted by IPC member Alta Mesa. A couple from Fruitland, who could have minerals beneath their home integrated to an oil or gas well drilling unit have attended every public meeting and said this about the Nov. 3rd presentation: […]

6 Nov 2015

Alta Mesa Puts Self in Hot Seat, Answers Queries

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The following news article comes from The Argus Observer. It was written by April Ehrlich and tells about the Tuesday’s public meetings hosted by IPC member Alta Mesa. The meeting was mostly informational and well attended with over 100 citizens. See the original article here. FRUITLAND — Robert and Sue Bixby, of Fruitland, have attended almost […]

30 Oct 2015

News – Payette County Could Get New Gas Well

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News – Payette County Could Get New Gas Well

The following article comes from April Ehrlich  of The Argus Observer. Click here to see the original. PAYETTE — A new gas well could be coming to Payette County. Houston-based oil and gas company Alta Mesa submitted a permit to drill a well about seven miles east of Payette City Hall. The public now has 15 […]

30 Oct 2015

Idaho Statesman News | Idaho Residents Seek Answers as Gas Drillers Fine-Tune Process

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Idaho Statesman News | Idaho Residents Seek Answers as Gas Drillers Fine-Tune Process

The following news article comes from Rocky Barker of the IdahoStatesman.com. Read the original here.   Fruitland residents next to well site struggle to learn how to protect their interests as Idaho learns to regulate new natural gas industry. FRUITLAND – When an Alta Mesa Idaho agent came seeking to lease the mineral rights on Luke […]

26 Sep 2015

News: Well Production Records Released

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The news clip below is from Independent Enterprise and was written by April Ehrlich. The article announces that production records for New Plymouth are now available to the public. To see the original, click here. Production records for the well producing natural gas for New Plymouth are now available, thanks to a new Idaho law. Prior […]

26 Sep 2015

News – Alta Mesa to Flare Gas Well

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The news clip below is from Independent Enterprise and was written by April Ehrlich. The article announces that Payette County residents may notice some flaring coming from gas facilities toward the end of the month as Alta Mesa starts flow testing. To see the original, click here. Payette County residents might notice some flaring coming from gas […]

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