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Conventional Oil & Gas Act legislation introduced

March 26th, 2018|

Legislation has been introduced in the state House and Senate taking conventional oil and gas operations out of Act 13 and placing them under their own Conventional Oil and Gas Act. "The conventional oil and gas industry employs thousands of people and is a vital contributor, not only to our [...]

PIOGA on severance tax proposal: Another attempt to punish an economic driver in Pennsylvania

February 6th, 2018|

Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association President & Executive Director Daniel J. Weaver today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to establish a severance tax on natural gas production: "Year after year, the legislature has rightfully rejected calls for an additional tax on natural gas production [...]

Conventional producers: Let us help get your gas flowing

January 16th, 2018|

Getting everyone’s natural gas flowing has been the goal of the PA PES (Production Enhancement Service) program on the Peoples Natural Gas system since 2001. With noted decreases in production, we need to know where the conventional production is going. At times, low market prices cause depletion; however, system operations [...]

PIOGA kicks off centennial celebration

January 5th, 2018|

This year marks 100 years of this trade association working on behalf of Pennsylvania’s crude oil and natural gas industry. Actually not this trade association, as PIOGA was formed in 2010, but we can directly trace our roots to 1918 and the founding of the Pennsylvania Oil, Gas and Minerals [...]

New report finds Marcellus Shale development unrelated to Pa. mortality rates

January 4th, 2018|

Mortality rates in the six Pennsylvania counties with the most Marcellus Shale development have declined or remained stable since shale production began in the region, according to a new Energy In Depth-commissioned report. The findings directly refute accusations from anti-energy groups that the fracking boom is a threat to public [...]

An Honest Discussion About a Pennsylvania Severance Tax

October 24th, 2017|

As the Pennsylvania House of Representatives considers House Bill 1401, which would impose a severance tax of as much as 3.5 cents per Mcf on natural gas, we believe it's well past time for... An Honest Discussion About a Pennsylvania Severance Tax Claims made by severance tax supporters Not paying [...]

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