IOGA sent the following letter to Governor Pritzker concerning the essential need for oil and gas businesses during this unprecedented time. The product our members produce is not only vital to our state’s infrastructure but will also help to move and produce the products necessary to keep Illinois’ citizens supplied with the essentials needed for […]
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CISA released the following memorandum on March 19, 2020 As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 16th, the President issued updated Coronavirus Guidance for America. This guidance states that: “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services […]
Governor Pritzker ordered a stay at home mandate except for essential services until at least April 7. According to the Governor’s Downstate Liaison, Oil and Gas operations are deemed Essential Services. Illinois reported its first three deaths connected to the coronavirus this week. Governor Pritzker unveiled a comprehensive website to share resources and state announcements. The Illinois Department […]
The General Assembly canceled the session again for the week of March 23 due to the coronavirus crisis. Leadership noted that members should be prepared to return to Springfield to address “urgent matters.” The committee deadline for bills moving from a standing committee in the first chamber has been delayed to April 3, but these […]
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Pritzker has issued a shelter-in-place Executive Order effective at 5pm, Saturday, March 21st through April 7. However, Representatives of the Governor’s office have indicated that the Oil and Gas industry is deemed an Essential Industry under Section 12. You can see the entire Executive Order here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]