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News Release: Natural Gas Severance Tax Hidden Again in Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address

February 4th, 2020|

PIOGA:  Natural Gas Severance Tax Hidden Again in Gov. Wolf's Budget Address Additional Tax Would Devastate Producers in Depressed Market Conditions HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 4) - Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association President & Executive Director Dan Weaver today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to impose [...]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds “rule of capture”

January 22nd, 2020|

In a closely watched case involving hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and natural gas from shale formations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the rule of capture remains effective in Pennsylvania to protect a developer from trespass liability

PIOGA Statement regarding Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto’s comments at a Climate Action Summit this week:

November 1st, 2019|

“Mayor Bill Peduto’s call to stop any additional petrochemical development in Western Pennsylvania is short-sighted and an unusual reach of any mayor’s duties. The cracker being built in Beaver County is attracting businesses who will invest billions in private capital, hire local residents, comply with environmental laws and manufacture the [...]

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