News

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 ...

A change

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Last night, marginal well producers lost several friends in the U.S. Senate, including Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). Senator Heller, ... Read More ...

Prop 112 fails as voters say no to larger setbacks for oil and gas

John Aguilar | Denver Post Proposition 112, the initiative that would dramatically increase oil and gas drilling setbacks from homes, businesses and waterways, was decisively defeated Tuesday night following a ... Read More ...

September Fly-In

NSWA Representatives from Oklahoma and Kansas met with members of Congress during the Washington, D.C. Fly-In held September 26-27. Darlene Wallace, Columbus Oil, Mike Cantrell, Cantrell Investments, and Nick Powell, ... Read More ...

House Ways and Means Committee Releases Tax Reform 2.0 Framework

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Background Last year’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act significantly changed how individual taxpayers and small businesses are taxed. These changes included lower tax ... Read More ...