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Executive Vice President Job Opening

The IOGA is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation that represents over 400 members of the oil and gas industry as to issues that directly affect the development and production of oil and gas in Illinois. The Executive VP works for and at the direction of a Board of Directors but primarily through its Executive Committee, both […]

Oil and Gas Regulatory Revisions

Craig R. Hedin | Gesell’s Pump Sales & Service, Inc., IOGA Member at Large Effective September 6, 2019, various revisions of the Regulations of the Oil and Gas Act were implemented. Some of the revisions were discussed as proposals in the September 2018 Mineral Law Newsletter. Final versions and publications were not completed until September […]

USEPA Considers Emission Standards for Methane

Craig R. Hedin | Gesell’s Pump Sales & Service, Inc., IOGA Member at Large In 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a revision of regulations with respect to methane emissions. The approach taken by the EPA was that “one size fits all” with respect to all oil and natural gas operators in […]

IDNR Report November 8, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 21,432 Injection                       6,359 Total                           27,791   TA wells Production                 3,5493 Injection                        382 Total                           3,876   Wells in Plugging & Restoration Fund […]

IDNR Report September 13, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 21,514 Injection                       6,363 Total                           27,877   TA wells Production                 3,476 Injection                        381 Total                           3,857   Wells in Plugging & Restoration Fund […]

IDNR Report August 9, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 21,593 Injection                     6, 371 Total                           27,964   TA wells Production                 3,490 Injection                        381 Total                        […]

IDNR Report May 27, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 21,632 Injection                       6,391 Total                           28,023   TA wells Production                 3,536 Injection                        386 Total                           3,922   Wells in Plugging & Restoration Fund […]

April 1, 2019 Legislative Report

April 1, 2019 Report | Dan Reitz All the legislation listed below were the bills listed at the convention that were opposed by IOGA.  Each of these bills were either defeated or assigned to a subcommittee and never heard in the committee to which they were assigned. They have all been Re-Referred to the Rules […]

IDNR Report March 22, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 21,703 Injection                       6,418 Total                           28,121   TA wells Production                 3,544 Injection                        388 Total                           3,932   Wells in Plugging & Restoration Fund […]