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The U.S. hits a new milestone in net petroleum exports

Ben Gman | Axios The U.S. has been a net exporter of petroleum products for a consecutive four weeks on a four-week average basis, per Energy Information Administration data released Wednesday. ... Read More ...

Another Successful DC Fly-In

NSWA representatives from Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and California just completed a whirlwind two-day tour of the Capitol defending percentage depletion in Washington D.C. September 24-25. The group met with Republican ... Read More ...

November Election

In November, Democrats released a discussion draft of their green tax bill, the GREEN Act. It’s a sweeping energy tax bill that renews expired energy credits, creates new credits and incentives, and converts the investment tax credit and production tax credit into refundable credits. ...

National Resolution Opposing Sen. Sanders’ Climate Plan Passed

The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) passed a resolution introduced by Railroad Commission of Texas chairman Wayne Christian urging the federal government to oppose presidential candidate and U.S. ... Read More ...

Update on Federal Regulations of Methane Emissions

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Last year, the Trump Administration issued a proposed reconsideration of the Obama’s Administration’s New Source Performance Standards. As you remember, the Obama EPA ... Read More ...

Colorado toughened up its oil and gas rules. But how tough are they?

Judith Kohler | Denver Post When sponsors of a bill revamping Colorado’s oil and gas laws said the state’s regulations hadn’t changed much in decades, industry representatives were taken aback. ... Read More ...

Gas impact fee revenue rises to 7-year high, boosted by stripper wells

Jon Hurdle | State Impact NPR Pennsylvania’s impact fee on natural gas producers raised more money in 2018 to offset the effects of shale development than at any time in ... Read More ...

The 2019 Energy Gala is a wrap!

Last week, NSWA hosted its 13th annual Energy Gala at the Will Rogers Theatre in Oklahoma City. The room was packed as we honored 2019 Hero of Industry, Nick Powell ... Read More ...

Colorado Drillers Face Tougher Rules Under New Reforms

Catherine Traywick | Bloomberg Colorado’s legislature passed a sweeping overhaul of the state’s oil and natural gas laws, giving local governments more power to regulate drilling in one of the ... Read More ...

Enhanced Oil Recovery Market to Reach Value Around USD 140 Billion By 2024

Market Watch Mar 13, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) — The Enhanced oil recovery market has gained significant attention in the public policy realm as this technique is known to offer a faster ... Read More ...

Colorado Senate gives final approval to oil and gas reform bill

Nic Garcia | Denver Post The Colorado State Senate on Wednesday gave its final approval along party lines to a bill that will dramatically reform the way oil and gas ... Read More ...

Jones bill would help small oil producers

Llew Jones, R-Conrad | Choteau Acantha Most of the Golden Triangle’s oil production comes from “stripper” wells. A single stripper well produces less than three barrels of oil daily. By ... Read More ...