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 […]

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 […]

19 Dec 2015

Hearing Officer Appointed in Contested Idaho Drilling Plan

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Hearing Officer Appointed in Contested Idaho Drilling Plan

The news clip below was written by Keith Ridler of the Associated Press. It was published on WashingtonTimes.com. BOISE, Idaho (AP) – State officials on Thursday appointed a hearing officer in what will be the first use of a new Idaho law that allows unwilling mineral rights owners to be included in a company’s plan […]

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 […]

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 […]

22 Jul 2015

A Look at Gas Facilities

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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 following story was written by April Ehrlich and published on ArgusObserver.com on July 17th, 2015. To see the original, click here. NEW PLYMOUTH — Natural gas wells and facilities in Payette County […]

28 Mar 2015

Idaho Senate approves Lee-sponsored gas bill

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The following information comes from April Ehrlich of The Argus Observer. It was published March 27th, 2015. The original may be seen here. BOISE — The Idaho Senate approved legislation that would redefine market value assessment of oil and natural gas collection. House Bill 269 was sponsored by Abby Lee, R-Fruitland. It will revise how the […]

19 Mar 2015

Alta Mesa’s Gas Dehydration Facility Close to Completion

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Recently, Alta Mesa‘s vice president and general counsel John Peiserich visited Payette’s chamber of commerce to provide an update on the gas dehydration facility. The following article was written by April Ehrlich and published in the Argus Observer on March 18th, 2015. The article may be seen in its original form here. A natural gas dehydration facility soon […]

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