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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 […]

In Memory of Clifford Briggs

In Memory of Clifford Briggs (1922 – 2019) who was an inaugural 2007 Indiana Oil and Gas Association Hall of Fall Honoree along with Hugh S. Barger,  Henry R. Gwaltney, James E. Kendall, Lester D. Moore, and C.A. Robison.  Below please find Clifford’s obituary. Indiana Oil and Gas Association Board of Directors extend our deepest […]

Sam Booth

Samuel Calvin Booth, age 76, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday evening, February 24, 2019, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born December 28, 1942, in Olney, the son of Eldon Everett and Alta Mae (Forsythe) Booth.  He was united in marriage to Clara Louise Sparlin on January 31, 1964, sharing 55 years […]

Marion County oil industry continues to pump needed funding for local schools

Seth Whitehead | Centralia Sentinel Most folks in the Sa­lem area are prob­ably familiar with the dozens of ‘.’nodding donkeys” that dot the coun­tryside throughout Marion County. After all, these iconic oilfield contraptions have been pumping “black gold” in Marion County for decades. But some folks may not be aware that they are also are literally […]

IDNR Report January 11, 2019

Active wells (does not include TA wells) Production                 22,022 Injection                       6,493 Total                           28,515   TA wells Production                 3,511 Injection                        381 Total                           3,892   Wells in Plugging & Restoration Fund […]

Veteran ‘oilmen’ show LCC museum

Tom Compton | Crawford County Daily News The newest class of Leadership Crawford County recently had the opportunity to learn about Illinois and Crawford County’s oil history at the Oblong Oil Field Museum. The visit included a personalized tour by longtime oil man John Larrabee of Larrabee OilCo., Oblong. Larrabee has been a longtime promoter and contributor to the museum. Also speaking […]

Energy Makes Holiday Season Bright

Edward Cross, President | Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association December 17, 2018 Before the holidays, many of us will search for the perfect gifts for loved ones. What many don’t realize, however, is that nearly every one of us will either give or receive the gift of petroleum this holiday season. When talking about […]