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Oil and Gas Roundup — Sept. 23

September 23, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas news from around the state, nation and world:
Drilling beyond the Eagle Ford Shale
Pa. battle pits gas drillers vs. endangered species
Study predicts ‘manufacturing renaissance’
Panama Canal upgrade could boost Texas’ burgeoning international trade, LNG market
BHP, Apache start $1.5 billion Macedon gas project in Australia Full Story >>

New information for OIPA-sponsored Workforce Blue Plan

November 05, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA sponsored Workforce Blue program, which is currently available for companies with 2-150 employees, will change on Jan. 1, 2014. Full Story >>

Governor signs gross production tax bill

May 29, 2014

Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation that provides for a permanent, lowered tax rate for new oil and natural gas wells. Full Story >>

Online bidding available for OIPA service auction

May 23, 2014

The OIPA's Oilfield Services Fundraising Auction is going online, giving all association members the opportunity to participate in the OIPA's single largest fundraising event of the year. Full Story >>

Lesser prairie chicken now threatened

March 27, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the lesser prairie chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, the agency announced Thursday. The listing will have a serious effect on oil and natural gas operations in western Oklahoma and the other four states that are home to the bird. Full Story >>

Passion unlimited: David LeNorman's loves drive business success, unselfish acts

March 19, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

David LeNorman doesn’t hide his passions.

The OIPA and Wildcatters Club member is an unabashed champion of the oil and natural gas industry.

He is unafraid to speak his mind on politics.

And, for the sake of the health of countless Oklahomans, he is unselfish in sharing the wealth he has built since forming his own company in 1994.

Full Story >>

2013 Fall Conference scheduled

June 26, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

After alternating the association’s Fall Conference between Oklahoma City and Tulsa, the event will now move to Missouri, where a first-class resort in the Ozark Mountains will offer a unique mix of business and family activities that is expected to draw record numbers. Full Story >>

Wildcatters Invitational coming to Oak Tree National

June 26, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

Mark your calendars for the 14th annual OIPA Wildcatters Invitational golf tournament, scheduled for Monday, July 15. This year’s tournament will be at Oak Tree National in Edmond, host of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 29

July 29, 2014
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Oklahoma Supreme Court referee to hear presentations on oil and gas drilling tax cut lawsuit
• State
rig count increases by four to 204
Ethanol mandate: Going up?
ONEOK Partners to invest up to $470M in SCOOP
IPAA survey: Regulation becoming more burdensome for oil, gas independents Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 10

July 10, 2014

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Demand for diesel fuel is expected to grow
Leaked document shows EU wants a piece of America’s energy boom
New process can cheaply clean drilling wastewater
OPEC sees 2015 demand for its crude as least in 6 years Full Story >>

Conversations from the Expo — Brian Woodard

January 03, 2014
TOPICS: OERB, OIPA

OIPA Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Brian Woodard presented a clear view of the Oklahoma oil and natural gas industry during a recent interview at the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Expo. Full Story >>

OIPA comments to U.S. Senate Finance Committee

January 24, 2014

OIPA sent the following comments to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance in January:

Please accept the following comments in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance’s November 21, 2013, discussion draft on proposed changes to the U.S. Tax Code’s cost recovery and tax accounting rules. Full Story >>

Study takes in-depth look at oil and gas tax policy in Oklahoma

January 14, 2014

An independent study released today by the State Chamber Research Foundation provides an in-depth examination of the oil and gas industry and how tax policy led to an amazing resurgence. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — Jan. 13

January 13, 2014
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
U.S. rig count rises by 3 to 1,754
White House announces new energy review
UT study: Fayetteville Shale still holds promise
Did the EPA's inspector general cover up the agency's wrongdoing?
Total expected to seek shale gas in Britain Full Story >>

Cimarex's Jorden speaks to Wildcatters

January 10, 2014

Cimarex President, CEO and Chairman Tom Jorden spoke at January’s Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheon at the Tulsa Country Club and delivered a stirring view of the oil and gas industry’s positive effect on the world.

“We are in the middle of an energy revolution that’s changing the world,” Jorden said. “And the amazing thing about it is it’s so obvious to those of us in this room, and yet the American public doesn’t see it. Politicians don’t see it. Policymakers don’t see it. The media doesn’t see it. And yet underneath us there’s a groundswell that’s changing the world.” Full Story >>

Welcome to the neighborhood: GE to set up shop just up the road from OIPA

December 09, 2013
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

General Electric Co. has selected a site near downtown Oklahoma City for its planned $110 million global research center. The center will be about half a mile north of the Oklahoma Energy Education Foundation building, home of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. Full Story >>

Teague visits OIPA

December 13, 2013

Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and the Environment Michael Teague visited the OIPA Friday morning. Full Story >>

Wildcatters Wednesday schedule released; prepaid packages available

August 05, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

Mark your calendars — the monthly Wildcatters Wednesday weekly luncheons will resume Sept. 4, allowing Wildcatters Club members a chance to hear from industry speakers, network, and support the OIPA’s efforts in Washington, D.C. Full Story >>

OIPA Fall Conference returns to the Ozarks

July 22, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA is returning to the Ozarks, with Big Cedar Lodge serving as the host hotel for the 2016 Fall Conference. Full Story >>

OIPA presents awards to industry leaders

March 22, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA

The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association bestowed its highest honors during the association’s Wildcatters Gala on March 21 at the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City. Full Story >>

Energy Index continues upward

November 15, 2017

The Oklahoma Energy Index continues to move upward, with this month’s measure of the state’s oil and natural gas industry marking the 12th time in 16 months the index has registered positive gains. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — Nov. 14

November 14, 2017
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
• Bloomberg’s one-hour piece looks at shale’s past, present and future
U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines
Exxon drills 3-mile lateral in Bakken
As oil prices rise, global majors eyeing Mexico's deep waters
Full Story >>

CBM presentations available

January 07, 2010
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2009 Mid-Continent Coalbed Methane and Shale Gas Symposium are now available. Full Story >>

Buy music, help kids

December 16, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

Bronco Drilling's in-house musician Jeff Wood has a new album, and proceeds from its sale will benefit children's charities. Full Story >>

Moran biography available

November 16, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA, In the news

The life of OIPA board member Melvin Moran is the subject of a new book. Full Story >>

Bartlett to be Tulsa mayor

November 11, 2009
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

OIPA board member Dewey Bartlett will be Tulsa's next mayor after defeating Tom Adelson in Tuesday's election. Full Story >>

Fall Conference presentations available

October 06, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2009 OIPA Fall conference are now available to download. Full Story >>

Bartlett wins primary

September 09, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board of directors member Dewey Bartlett is one step closer to becoming Tulsa's mayor.
Full Story >>

Brown to join Wildcatters Hall of Honor

September 08, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board of directors member Pete Brown will be the newest member of the Wildcatters Hall of Honor. Full Story >>

OIPA members offer testimony

August 26, 2009

U.S. Reps. Mary Fallin and Jason Altmire led a field hearing on the nation's energy policy and its impact on small business Tuesday, and the OIPA was well represented.
Full Story >>

Bartlett gets Tulsa World endorsement

August 21, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board of directors member Dewey Bartlett was called "head-and-shoulders the best choice" in Tulsa's Republican mayoral primary.
Full Story >>

Arena Resources to be on CNBC

August 18, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

Tulsa-based oil and gas explorer and producer Arena Resources Inc., an OIPA member company, will be one of five companies profiled in a CNBC special on the nation's fastest-growing companies. Full Story >>

Widcatter Wednesday schedule set

August 10, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA’s Wildcatters Wednesday luncheons resume in September at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Full Story >>

OIPA represented at crude oil hearing

July 29, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA, Crude oil

Members of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission were told an increased flow of crude oil into Cushing could have a major impact on Oklahoma producers, and OIPA leaders spelled out the potential problem during a special meeting called by Commissioner Jeff Cloud. Full Story >>

Q&A with Frank Harrison

July 27, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board member and Bronco Drilling CEO Frank Harrison was the focus of The Oklahoman's most recent Executive Q&A. Full Story >>

Bartlett files for mayor's race

July 14, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board member Dewey Bartlett Jr. was one of eight people to officially enter the Tulsa mayor's race. Full Story >>

Ups and downs remembered

July 13, 2009
TOPICS: OIPA, Crude oil

One year ago, crude oil prices reached a historic high. Market volatility followed, and the ups and downs of the crude oil market over the past year has proven difficult for producers. Full Story >>

OIPA names executive vice president

December 19, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

Tim Wigley has been named executive vice president of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Full Story >>

OURF Symposium presentations available

December 14, 2011
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2011 Oklahoma Unconventional Resources Forum Symposium are now available to download. Full Story >>

2013 Fall Conference presentations available

November 05, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2013 OIPA Fall Conference are now available to download. Full Story >>

OPEC decision good news for Oklahoma

November 30, 2016

Reports that OPEC has agreed to its first reduction in crude oil production since 2008 is good news for Oklahoma, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association President Mike Terry said today. Full Story >>

2014 Fall Conference presentations available

November 27, 2014
TOPICS: OIPA

Speaker presentations from the OIPA’s 2014 Fall Conference are now available for download. Full Story >>

November SAFE Notes

November 24, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA, In the news

The American Heart Association has updated its CPR guidelines in an effort to improve response times during cardiac emergencies.
According to the AHA, about 90 percent of the more than 326,000 people who have heart attacks each year outside of a hospital die, usually because bystanders don't know CPR or they are concerned they will make a mistake. Full Story >>

Fall Conference presentations available

November 20, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2015 OIPA Fall Conference are now available to download. Full Story >>

2012 Fall Conference presentations available

November 04, 2012
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2012 OIPA Fall Conference are now available to download. Full Story >>

Laredo's Foutch speaks to Wildcatters

November 03, 2016

Laredo Petroleum founder, chairman and CEO Randy A. Foutch spoke to the OIPA’s Wildcatters Wednesday Luncheon in Tulsa on Nov. 2. Full Story >>

Solich: Raising taxes would cause rigs to move

November 02, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA, Taxes

George H. Solich, president and CEO of Denver-based FourPoint Energy LLC, spoke at OIPA’s Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheon in Oklahoma City on Nov. 1. Full Story >>

Hunt named OIPA VP of legislative affairs

November 01, 2016

Hollye Hunt has been named the vice president of legislative affairs for the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Full Story >>

Fall Conference presentations available

October 25, 2011
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2011 OIPA Fall Conference are now available to download. Full Story >>

Hear what Oklahoma's gubernatorial candidates have to say

October 25, 2010

Haven't decided which gubernatorial candidate will get your vote? Republican Mary Fallin and Democrat Jari Askins took the stage at the OIPA's Fall Conference as part of their race to be the state's next governor. Full Story >>

1,600 new jobs drive Energy Index

October 16, 2017

A growing number of Oklahoma oilfield workers has helped the Oklahoma Energy Index mark its tenth month of growth in the past year, a positive sign for a strengthening oil and natural gas industry. Full Story >>

McDougall makes pledge to TU engineering program

October 14, 2010
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

OIPA Executive Committee member and Wildcatters Club President Jeff McDougall has pledged $7.5 million to his alma mater. A 1984 Tulsa University graduate, McDougall's donation will be used by the university's petroleum engineering program to build the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering. Full Story >>

Geological Survey director speaks at Wildcatters Luncheon

October 11, 2016

Dr. Jeremy Boak, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, was the featured speaker at the Wildcatters Luncheon on Oct. 11 in Oklahoma City. Full Story >>

QuickGuide hits 1,000-copy milestone

October 03, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA’s HSE QuickGuide Oil and Natural Gas Field Reference is fast approaching a milestone — a complete sell-out of its first printing. The QG went into print in 2014 has sold more than 1,000 copies to date, putting vital knowledge into the hands of oil and natural gas workers. Full Story >>

OIPA’s Sooners top Cowboys at Oklahoma Shootout

September 17, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

Good-natured competition has long been part of the OIPA golfing tradition, but OIPA members took it to a new level on Sept. 15 with the Oklahoma Shootout at Buffalo Rock Golf & Gun in Cushing. Full Story >>

Sen. Marco Rubio announces energy plan in OIPA visit

September 02, 2015

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., used an appearance at the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association to roll out his energy plan on Sept. 2.

Rubio spoke to a gathering of OIPA directors, Wildcatters Club members, DEPA supporters and the press and declared his support for lifting the crude oil export ban, which would promote U.S. energy independence and strengthen ties with our allies. Full Story >>

Safety symposium, golf scramble set for Sept. 15

August 28, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA’s Leadership in HSE Fall Symposium and SAFE Scramble will return for a second stint at Norman’s Embassy Suites and Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on Sept. 15. Full Story >>

Sen. Ted Cruz visits OIPA

August 13, 2015

Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz held a Wildcatters Town Hall event Thursday morning at the OIPA offices. Cruz spoke to about 100 supporters and members of OIPA’s Wildcatters Club.

Cruz said America is in crisis right now.

“This isn’t a typical time in politics,” he said. “I think it’s now or never. We’re bankrupting our grandkids. Wages are stagnant. The lowest percentage of Americans are working today than at any time since 1978.
Full Story >>

OIPA rolls out free mobile app for safety QuickGuide

August 09, 2017

Now the information that can save your life in the oilfield is in the palm of your hand.
Following the success of the original QuickGuide Field Reference manual in 2014, the OIPA is proud to announce the launch of the QuickGuide Health and Safety Field Reference mobile app for the oil and natural gas industry. Full Story >>

Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheon packages available

August 08, 2017

The OIPA’s Wildcatter Wednesday monthly luncheons resumed Sept. 6, allowing OIPA members and guests a chance to hear from industry and political speakers, network and support the OIPA’s advocacy efforts at the state Capitol and in Washington, D.C. Full Story >>

OIPA Safety Symposium returns Sept. 12

August 07, 2017

The OIPA SAFE Leadership Symposium returns Sept. 12 with a new venue and a new event. Full Story >>

Jobs increase lifts Energy Index

August 07, 2017

A 7 percent increase in Oklahoma drilling activity and an increase in corresponding employment has helped the monthly Oklahoma Energy Index post gains for the ninth time in the past year. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — Aug. 4

August 04, 2017
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Rig count down in state, nation
Climate activist chimes in on Oklahoma earthquakes, reveals lack of knowledge
Exxon may expand light crude refining at Texas plant
Senate restores FERC quorum
Critics make another plea for speedy defeat of Obama EPA rule
The oil market's hidden signals show U.S. producers are hedging again Full Story >>

Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheons 2016-17

August 01, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA’s Wildcatter Wednesday monthly luncheons will resume Sept. 7, allowing OIPA Wildcatters a chance to hear from industry and political speakers, network and support the OIPA’s advocacy efforts in Washington, DC. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 27

July 27, 2017
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Oklahoma Panhandle soon will be home to nation’s largest wind farm
Trump formally establishes infrastructure council, with focus on energy
Oil nears two-month high as EIA reports a drop in U.S. crude supplies for fourth week in a row
Why record U.S. oil exports are poised for even more growth
While oil patch bleeds, gas drillers race to unleash wells Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 17

July 17, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA, In the news

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Oil prices hold steady as U.S. oil rig count rises
Russia ran campaign against U.S. oil, gas activity
U.S. to offer 76 million acres for oil and gas exploration in Gulf of Mexico
Energy costs making California unaffordable for too many
Floor votes set for 2 contentious pipeline bills
Corporation Commissioners pen Tulsa World column Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 12

July 12, 2017
TOPICS: In the news, OIPA

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Everything to know about allegations U.S. environmentalists may have secretly taken Russian cash
Former OIPA Chairman Bob Sullivan: Can private sector thinkers help solve our state’s problems?
Agency projects U.S. natural gas exports will quadruple this year
Oil climbs as sources say API data show U.S. crude supply down more than 8 million barrels
Advocates for methane rule dominate EPA hearing
Iraq plans to offer new exploration rights for oil, gas Full Story >>

Hatfield named OIPA Member of the Year

July 10, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

Kim Hatfield, president of Oklahoma City’s Crawley Petroleum Corp., has been named the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association’s Member of the Year. Full Story >>

Hulsey named OIPA Member of the Year

July 07, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

Blu Hulsey, vice president of government relations and regulatory affairs at Oklahoma City’s Continental Resources, has been named Member of the Year by the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Full Story >>

Oil and Gas Roundup — July 5

July 05, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA, In the news

A roundup of oil and natural gas industry news from around the state, nation and world:
Rig count flat in Okla., off 1 nationwide
Baker Hughes, GE oil and gas business complete merger
Appeals court orders EPA to proceed with emissions rule
IEA chief: Oil market to rebalance in second half of 2017
Independence Day gasoline prices lowest since 2005, thanks to hydraulic fracturing Full Story >>

EnergyNet receives OIPA Partner Award

July 03, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

EnergyNet, Inc., an online auction marketplace for the oil and natural gas industry, has received the 2015 Partner Award from the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA). Full Story >>

OIPA welcomes Alias Forensics as 3rd new Partner of 2017

June 28, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA

The expansion of benefits available to OIPA members continues with the third addition to the Partners Program in 2017 — digital data security and monitoring provider Alias Forensics. Full Story >>

Annual meeting video, photos now online

June 24, 2010
TOPICS: OIPA

More than 500 people attended the OIPA's 2010 Annual Meeting, and highlights from the conference are now available. Full Story >>

INSURICA Receives OIPA Partner Award

June 22, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

INSURICA, a privately-held independent insurance agency headquartered in Oklahoma City, received the 2016 Partner Award from the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA). Full Story >>

Annual Meeting presentations available

June 16, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

Speaker presentations from the OIPA’s 2016 Annual Meeting are now available for download.
Full Story >>

Employment, drilling activity hamper Energy Index

June 10, 2016

Shrinking employment and declining drilling activity across the Sooner State continue to impact the Oklahoma Energy Index.

Full Story >>

2014 Annual Meeting presentations available

June 10, 2014
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2014 OIPA Annual Meeting are now available to download. Full Story >>

Annual Meeting presentations available

June 08, 2012
TOPICS: OIPA

Presentations from the 2012 OIPA Annual Meeting are now available to download, and photos from the event have been posted in the OIPA's photo gallery. Full Story >>

OIPA service auction open for bidding

May 28, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA's Oilfield Services Fundraising Auction is now online, giving all association members the opportunity to participate in the OIPA's single largest fundraising event of the year. Full Story >>

US Fleet Tracking joins OIPA Partners Progam

May 24, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA

For the second time this year, the OIPA is making an addition to the Partners Program — GPS tracking and asset manager US Fleet Tracking. Full Story >>

OIPA safety QuickGuide now available

May 20, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA’s job is to be an advocate. We’re an advocate in the legislative world. We’re an advocate in the regulatory world. Now, we’re an advocate in the safety world. Full Story >>

Conference speakers to focus on federal issues

May 17, 2011
TOPICS: OIPA

Federal issues are becoming increasingly important for independent oil and natural gas producers, and speakers at the OIPA's 2011 Annual Meeting will offer their insight on what's happening in Washington, D.C. Full Story >>

OIPA hands out Camaro at Wildcatters On Wheels

May 10, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA

We sold 700 tickets, but it only took one to win the 1967 Chevy Camaro OIPA auctioned off as part of the first-ever Wildcatters On Wheels Car Show on May 9. Full Story >>

See highlights of the Wildcatter Invitational

May 04, 2010
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA's Wildcatter Invitational Golf Tournament was held April 26 at Oak Tree National with the team of Don Fischbach, Rick Muncrief, Ryburn McCullough, and Blake Nelson finishing in first place. Full Story >>

Energy Index growth signals improving state economy

May 02, 2017

Continued growth in oil and natural gas industry employment has moved the Oklahoma Energy Index higher for the month, marking the eighth month in the last 10 that industry activity has increased. Full Story >>

Ward to receive Republican Party award

April 22, 2010
TOPICS: OIPA

OIPA board member Lew Ward will be the recipient of the Ronald Reagan Award, an award presented every other year, one to a man and one to a woman in Oklahoma by the Oklahoma Republican Party. Full Story >>

Obama's drilling plan gets mixed reviews

April 01, 2010

President Obama announced the opening more of America’s coastlines to oil and natural gas drilling, but his big news was met with skepticism from Oklahoma oil and gas producers, including a trio of OIPA board members. Full Story >>

Wildcatter Spotlight: David Little

March 31, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

South Oklahoma native David Little was working in marketing for Noble Energy in Houston in 2007 when a hometown company came calling, and he returned to Ardmore as president of Kingery Energy. Full Story >>

OIPA welcomes new Partner

March 29, 2017
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA is pleased to announce that managing general agency Worldwide Facilities, LLC has joined the OIPA’s Partners Program. Worldwide Facilities offers qualifying OIPA members exclusive discounts on control of well, risk reduction and loss control benefits. Full Story >>

Wildcatter Spotlight: Tony Vaughn

March 08, 2016

In 1977, Tony Vaughn was an Oral Roberts University student looking for a job. His wife, Lisa, had a friend who knew of a small consulting company with an opening for a general office worker. Vaughn applied. He didn’t get the job.
Full Story >>

OIPA comments on passing of Aubrey McClendon

March 02, 2016
TOPICS: OIPA

Aubrey McClendon was a groundbreaking pioneer and true champion of Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry. He was an extraordinary individual and businessman, admired and treasured by his peers, colleagues and employees. Full Story >>

OIPA heads to Washington

March 02, 2010

Leaders from the OIPA will be in the nation's capital this week as part of the IPAA's annual fly-in, a face-to-face lobbying campaign that will put independent producers in meetings with lawmakers and aides from about 70 congressional offices. Full Story >>

OIPA working to avoid prairie chicken listing

February 29, 2012
TOPICS: OIPA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is developing a proposed listing rule for the Lesser Prairie Chicken that will be issued in September assessing the status of the prairie chicken and determine if it should be listed under the Endangered Species Act. (DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE) 
Full Story >>

OIPA answers hydraulic fracturing questions

February 23, 2010

OIPA President Mike Terry answered questions about hydraulic fracturing from the state's largest newspaper. Full Story >>

House, Senate leaders to speak at Wildcatters luncheon

February 22, 2017

As state lawmakers struggle to find new revenue to fund major priorities amid a $1.3 billion revenue hole in the budget that will take effect July 1, the OIPA welcomes the leaders of both legislative houses to speak at the March Wildcatter Wednesday Luncheon. Full Story >>

Wildcatter Wednesday luncheon postponed

January 31, 2011
TOPICS: OIPA

The Feb. 2 Wildcatter Wednesday luncheon featuring Devon Energy's Larry Nichols has been postponed to Wednesday, Feb. 16, due to impending inclement weather. If you have already registered for this week's luncheon, your registration will be automatically applied to the Feb. 16 luncheon.
Full Story >>

Insurance workshop presentations available

January 27, 2011
TOPICS: OIPA

The OIPA recently hosted a one-day workshop in Oklahoma City and Tulsa for insurance professionals working in the oil and natural gas industry. Presentations from the workshop are now available for download. Full Story >>

Home, Sweet Home

January 21, 2013
TOPICS: OIPA

History has been made at the OIPA. On January 10 and 11, association staff members made their move from the Landmark Towers in northwest Oklahoma City to the OIPA's newly-constructed headquarters at Fourth and Lincoln. Full Story >>

OIPA study focuses on emissions

January 06, 2015
TOPICS: OIPA

The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA) has released a study of pneumatic controller emissions at Oklahoma oil and gas production facilities, giving the industry and regulatory agencies a better understanding of the impact those controllers have on air quality. 
Full Story >>

Energy dominates opinion page

December 31, 1969

OIPA board member Mike Cantrell, acting in his role of president of the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance, and Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony offered their opinions on energy production in the state's largest newspaper. Full Story >>



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