24 Jan 2016

Oil, Gas Interests No Threat to Idaho Property Owners

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Oil, Gas Interests No Threat to Idaho Property Owners

Scott Madison – President of the Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC) submitted a response to Thomas Kennedy’s guest opinion piece that appeared recently in the Idaho Statesman. This opinion is supported by Suzanne Budge, executive director, Idaho Petroleum Council. It appeared today in the Idaho Statesman as a guest opinion. Thomas Kennedy’s guest opinion, “When it comes to […]

11 Jan 2016

Public Meeting Announcement: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – January 21, 2016

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Public Meeting Announcement: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – January 21, 2016

The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, January 21, 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 10:00 am (MDT) Click the link below to view/download […]

29 Oct 2015

Poll: Majority of Colo. Voters Favor Increased Oil, Gas Development

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Poll: Majority of Colo. Voters Favor Increased Oil, Gas Development

The following information comes from the API Smartbrief via Nick Snow of the Oil & Gas Journal. It announces that registered voters in Colorado are ore likely to back a candidate who supports Oil and Gas Development. See the original article here. Visit API.org. Sixty-eight percent of registered Colorado voters said they were more likely to back a candidate […]

27 Oct 2015

The Oil and Gas Industry Reduces Methane Emissions without Costly Regulation

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The Oil and Gas Industry Reduces Methane Emissions without Costly Regulation

The following information comes from Western Energy Alliance, an organization that represents the exploration & production (E&P) or “upstream” sector of the oil and gas industry in the 13 western states. They regularly provide news, commentary and insights about policies, regulations and events impacting the oil and natural gas industry. The articles below were released on their […]

19 Sep 2015

Natural Gas Production Records from Idaho Well Made Public

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The Idaho Statesman recently published an Associated Press Article written by Keith Ridler announcing that the first batch of production records from a natural gas well in Idaho have been made public following a new rule approved by lawmakers. Summary: The Idaho Department of Lands earlier this week released the monthly records that span from […]

15 Sep 2015

U.S. District Court Overturns Lesser Prairie-Chicken ESA Listing

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U.S. District Court Overturns Lesser Prairie-Chicken ESA Listing

While the 11 western states struggle in anticipation of the Obama administration’s decision to list Sage Grouse as an endangered species, other states across the Midwest were burdened by the listing of the lesser prairie-chicken last year. The High Plains Journal reported Monday, September 14th, 2015 that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas […]

3 Sep 2015

In the News: District 9 Legislators Tour Payette County Natural Gas Facilities

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In the News: District 9 Legislators Tour Payette County Natural Gas Facilities

On the first of this month, LivingInTheNews.com published an article featuring the recent oil and gas tour hosted by the Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC) with the help of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (OGCC).  On the tour, District 9 Legislators saw Idaho’s new natural gas facilities located in Payette County. Representative Judy Boyle of Midvale spoke positively about […]

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 […]

17 Aug 2015

Petroleum Council Head Excited for Future of Idaho Energy Industry

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Suzanne Budge – President of the Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC) wrote a letter to the editor encouraging readers to learn more about integration and what it means for Idaho’s exciting new future. The letter was published by the Argus Observer on August 16th, 2015. To see the post on the Argus Observer website, click here. […]

11 Aug 2015

Letter to the Editor: The Energy Industry in Idaho

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Letter to the Editor: The Energy Industry in Idaho

The Idaho Petroleum Council (IPC) includes companies and landowners with a common interest in Idaho’s energy production, infrastructure and development. As executive director of the IPC, and a lifelong Idahoan, I am excited to see Idaho join our neighbors as an energy-producing state. After years of work, and millions of dollars invested, including with local […]

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