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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

26 Jan 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Property Values Grow in Top Oil & Gas Producing Counties

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INFOGRAPHIC: Property Values Grow in Top Oil & Gas Producing Counties

Energy In Depth’s new infographic shows property values in many of the nation’s largest oil and natural gas producing counties are rising. This is good news for all oil and gas producing areas including Idaho, which stand to reap similar benefits. Energy In Depth has covered the economic benefits of shale development extensively, from job creation to […]

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 […]

14 Jan 2016

Opinion: Oil and Gas Industry’s Future in Idaho Is Bright

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Recently, IPC featured an opinion written by Dylan Lawrence. The piece was published by the Argus Observer and can be seen in it’s entirety here.   Several weeks ago, I attended a public meeting in Fruitland, during which Alta Mesa representatives updated attendees regarding its oil and gas development in southwest Idaho. Having assisted land and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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