• Energy Tax Facts
  • 10 Mar 14

IPAA Responds to President Obama’s 2015 Budget

Last week, President Obama released his final 2015 budget. As in years past, the president repeated his call to repeal certain tax provisions that support American energy development, including the Intangible Drilling Cost (IDC) deduction. This action would not only impact the ability of America’s independent oil and natural gas producers – companies that account […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 26 Feb 14

IPAA Responds to Chairman Camp’s Tax Reform Proposal Affecting Independent Oil and Natural Gas Producers

Barry Russell, president and CEO, Independent Petroleum Association of America: IPAA President & CEO Barry Russell issued the following statement in response to Chairman Camp’s tax reform proposal released today. “IPAA appreciates the effort that Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp has put into the development of a federal tax reform proposal.  This document […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 12 Feb 14

What They’re Saying: Reactions to the 2014 SOTU

As President Obama highlighted in his 2014 State of the Union, oil and natural gas production continues to provide new opportunities for the American economy and manufacturing sector while boosting our national security. Yet this year the president again repeated a call to repeal certain tax provisions provided to the oil and natural gas industry. […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 30 Jan 14

SOTU Emphasizes Importance of Continued American Energy Production

This week, President Obama took the stage for the 2014 State of the Union to reflect on the past year, project his plans for  2014, and – as he has done in many years prior – emphasize the critical role of American energy for the U.S. economy. As the President highlighted, the United States is […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 13 Dec 13

Industry Responds to Chairman Baucus’ Tax Proposal

On December 13th, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), American Petroleum Institute (API), America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), and other industry leaders sent a letter to Chairman Baucus regarding his recent tax reform proposal and its impact on a major recent success stories in the American economy – the oil and natural gas industry. […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 22 Nov 13

IPAA Responds to Chairman Baucus’ Proposal on American Energy Taxes

This week, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus moved forward efforts to update America’s tax code. Unfortunately, the Chairman’s draft proposal includes repealing certain historical tax provisions that are critical to the continued development of American energy such as the Intangible Drilling Costs (IDCs) deduction. In response to Chairman Baucus’ proposal, Independent Petroleum Association of America […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 4 Nov 13

Poll: Voters Oppose Increasing Taxes on Energy Production

Matt Kellogg, IPAA’s Manager of Government Relations A new poll by Harris Interactive, conducted as a part of the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) “What America is Thinking on Energy Issues” series, finds a majority of American voters oppose changes to the tax code that would hinder energy production in the United States. According to the […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 22 Oct 13

Oil and Gas Supply Chain Group Supports the IDCs Deduction

This week the Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA) sent a letter to leaders of the House Ways & Means and Senate Finance Committees urging members to reject any proposal to eliminate the expensing of intangible drilling costs (IDCs) as part of any comprehensive tax reform.  Significantly, the EEIA does not represent oil and gas […]