The Issues

Read more about the current issues that are facing our industry.



Prop 112 threatens Coloradan’s health — not fracking

THE DAILY CALLER (Alex Epstein) - Colorado voters are being asked to decide whether to extend those setbacks even further. Proposition 112 would increase oil and gas setbacks to 2,500 feet, thereby banning most oil and gas development — and destroying many of the more...

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Prop 112 takes a wrecking ball to education, budgets and energy independence

WESTERN WIRE - Proposition 112 is an attack on good-paying jobs and hard-working Colorado families. It would mandate implementation of an arbitrary 2,500-foot buffer zone between occupied structures and oil and gas wells. The 2,500-foot figure has no basis in science,...

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IPANM Summary of process to get drilling permit approval for Oil and Gas production in New Mexico

IPANM recently completed this general overview summary of the various regulatory permits that producers have to acquire in order to get permission to drill on state land in New Mexico. Please feel free to refer to this summary when opponents argue that there is not...

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Data shows decrease in Greenhouse Gas Emissions during Trump’s first year in office

EPA -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released 2017 greenhouse gas (GHG) data collected under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP), showing overall decreases across sectors and that total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions reported...

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NEWS RELEASE: Revised BLM Rule represents more sensible approach to regulation

IPANM - For Immediate Release - Today, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its revised Waste Prevention Rule which outlines a more sensible approach to oil and gas production while protecting the environment. “The revised BLM rule is a correction of the...

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