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 […]

10 Sep 2015

Downturn Not Slowing Technological Advances, Halliburton Executives Say

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The following news snippet comes from Akin Energy Coffee via Rhiannon Meyers from FuelFix.com. Energy Coffee is a compilation of news stories published by outside organizations. Akin Gump aggregates these stories but the information contained in them does not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of the Akin firm or the Idaho Petroleum Council. See the original compilation […]

2 Aug 2015

A Big Day For Energy

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Broad, bipartisan energy legislation that would lift old export bans, give the greenlight to offshore drilling and upgrade the nation’s energy infrastructure won approval from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday, clearing a substantial hurdle to head toward full Senate debate. The following news highlight was provided by USNews.com. It was written […]

8 Dec 2014

News Release: Independent Oil and Gas Producers Applaud House-Passed Provision to Streamline BLM Energy Permits

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The following news release comes from IPAA.org. It can be seen in it’s original form here. The featured image is from: theenergycollective.com. News Media Contact Neal Kirby / 202.857.4722 / 800.433.2851 For Immediate Release December 4, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, with bipartisan support, a provision in the National Defense […]

14 Nov 2014

U.S. Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

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The information below came from ABC news. It was written by Dan Elliott of the Associated Press.  The original article can be seen here. The photo above was provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows a Gunnison Sage Grouse with tail feathers fanned near Gunnison, Colo. Federal officials are preparing to announce whether the Gunnison sage […]

30 Oct 2014

The Argus Observer Update: Commission OKs Idaho Gas Rules

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The article below comes from the Argus Observer. It was written by April Ehrlich Independent-Enterprise | Updated 22 hours ago. The Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC) participates in the rulemaking process and will represent the industry as the rules are considered by the 2015 Idaho Legislature. Idaho’s Oil and Gas Commission on Oct. 21 approved the […]

16 Oct 2014

News: Idaho gives oil company second shot to exclude BLM

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News: Idaho gives oil company second shot to exclude BLM

The info below was originally posted here by Chron.com. It was written by Keith Ridler, Associated Press and published on Oct. 13th, 2014. The original post may be seen here. BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Texas company is getting another chance to persuade Idaho officials to exclude federal lands and potential royalties from what is […]

10 Oct 2014

Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission OKs Oil Well Lease Request

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The article below is from ArgusObserver.com. It was written by April Ehrlich of Independent-Enterprise  on October 9, 2014. The original post may be seen here. The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission met Oct. 1 to discuss leasing lands to Texas-based gas company, Alta Mesa. At the end of the meeting, the commission approved Alta Mesa’s lease request, […]

5 Aug 2014

Colorado compromise aims to head off fracking showdown at ballot box

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The article below is a repost from Fuel Fix.  It was written by Jennifer A. Dlouhy. The original post may be seen here. WASHINGTON — A last-minute deal in Colorado is aimed at averting a ballot showdown in November over the future of hydraulic fracturing and drilling regulations in the state that threatened to strand oil […]

30 Jun 2014

In Idaho, Waiting on the Natural Gas Industry

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Article Source: Rocky Barker at Idaho Statesman. Read the original article here. NOTUS — CORRECTION: This story originally misstated North Dakota’s current oil production. It is 1 million barrels a day. Earlier this month, workers were trying to complete Idaho’s 10th natural gas well next to the farm of David and Chris Shuey. The company, Trendwell West […]

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