4 Jan 2016

Severance Taxes Received so Far in FY 2016 from Oil and Gas Production in Idaho

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Severance Taxes Received so Far in FY 2016 from Oil and Gas Production in Idaho

The following information comes from the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Newsletter.  Idaho’s severance tax for oil and gas is 2.5% of the market value. These are distributed into the Oil and Gas Conservation Fund, the State Tax Commission refund account, the county in which the oil or gas was produced, the city in which the oil or […]

25 Nov 2015

News: Idaho Officials OK Implementation of Sage Grouse Plan

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News: Idaho Officials OK Implementation of Sage Grouse Plan

Keith Ridler of the Associated Press released the article below announcing that Idaho’s Land Board voted 5-0 to have the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) move forward with actions set out in the 82-page Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan despite it’s frustrations and lawsuit against Federal Land Managers. See the original here. BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho […]

20 Aug 2015

Special Meeting Notice & Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – August 26, 2015

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The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in the State Capitol, Hearing Room WW55, Lower Level, West Wing, 700 W Jefferson St, Boise, Idaho. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 1:30 PM (MDT). Topic: Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Lands Budget Proposal: Oil and […]

19 Aug 2015

Land Board Boosts FY17 Payments to Public Schools and Other Endowment Beneficiaries

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Land Board Boosts FY17 Payments to Public Schools and Other Endowment Beneficiaries

Below is a press release from the Idaho Department of Lands announcing that revenue to the endowment funds will be distributed to Idaho’s public school system and a number of other State institutions in fiscal year 2017. The oil and gas leases contribute to these distributions. To see the original press release, click here or scroll below.   […]

29 Jul 2015

Special Meeting Notice & Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – August 4, 2015

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The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Idaho Department of Lands, Syringa Conference Room, 300 N. 6th Street, Suite 103, Boise, Idaho. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM (MDT). Topic: Appoint Hearing Officer, re: Docket No. CC-2015-OGR-01-001 and Docket No. CC-2015-OGR-01-002 […]

20 Jul 2015

IPC Tour Hosts Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Energy Tour

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IPC Tour Hosts Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Energy Tour

Recently, The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (OGCC) participated in a tour of western Idaho energy facilities hosted by the Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC). The IPC and the OGCC would like to thank everyone for attending the tour. We are pleased to play a role in supporting Idaho Legislature’s efforts to educate its members and […]

6 Jul 2015

Special Meeting Notice & Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – July 15, 2015

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Special Meeting Notice & Final Agenda for the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – July 15, 2015

The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in the State Capitol, Lincoln Auditorium WW02, Lower Level, West Wing, 700 W Jefferson St, Boise, Idaho. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM (MDT). Topic: Rulemaking, Docket No. 20.0701.1501; 20.07.01 Rules of Practice and Procedure […]

9 Jun 2015

Notice of Oil & Gas Auction

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Notice of Oil & Gas Auction

Attached below is a Notice of the Oil and Gas Lease Auction, a Map of Oil and Gas Lease Tracts, a Table of Lease Tracts and a List of Oil and Gas Lease Stipulations for the upcoming oil and gas auction. The auction will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM [MDT].  Bidder Registration will […]

29 May 2015

Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – July 16, 2015 Regular Meeting

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  Below is a link to view the meeting notice for the upcoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (OGCC) meeting scheduled for the July 16, 2015 in Boise, ID. Please Note:  This meeting will be a tour of western Idaho energy facilities. To view and/or download the agenda, click the link directly below. Click here: OGCC Regular Meeting Notice […]

29 Apr 2015

Idaho Wants to Be an Oil and Gas State

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The following story summarizes the recent changes made by the Idaho legislature to bring Idaho’s oil and gas laws up to speed with industry standards and to prevent waste and protect mineral owners during oil and gas development. The story comes from Fierce Energy. It was written by Jaclyn Brandt. See the original  here. The Idaho legislature made […]

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