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  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 22 Sep 14

Tyler Morning Telegraph: Alex Mills of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Discussed Energy Tax Reform

The federal tax code is voluminous and complicated. Just about everyone who has filed a federal income tax return knows how complicated it can be. However, attempts to simplify and shorten the tax code have failed time and time again, because the tax laws and regulations have been used over and over again to encourage […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 27 Aug 14

Motley Fool: “Big Oil’s” Tax Subsidies Aren’t What You Think They Are

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 12 Aug 14

Survey: IDCs Critical to Continued Energy Production

IPAA recently released its 2012-2013 Profile of Independent Producers, a compilation and survey of the key characteristics of independent oil and natural gas companies and the issues they face. These energy producers – companies with an average of 12 employees who drill 95 percent of America’s oil and gas wells – continue to develop energy […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 12 Aug 14

Detroit News (Op-Ed): Repealing IDC’s Would Reverse Course of U.S. Energy Security

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 12 Jun 14

Washington Times (Op-Ed): Unfair efforts to punish the oil industry with taxes

The small and independent energy companies that have driven welcome developments such as the shale-gas boom in North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas and elsewhere could be hit hard, too. Various proposals to alter percentage depletion and intangible drilling cost write-offs, tax-law sections that have equivalents in many other industries, are of special concern to them.

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 6 May 14

Journal Record (Op-Ed): Former U.S. Rep. Martin Frost of Texas Highlights Importance of American Energy

Five years ago, independent oil and gas producers from Oklahoma and nearby states established the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance to make sure the industry has bipartisan support in Congress. The industry has a compelling story that has impressed both Democrats and Republicans. We’ve emphasized how net imports of oil and liquid fuels have fallen from […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 25 Apr 14

National Journal (IPAA’s Barry Russell): Tax Treatment Ensures Shale Is a Bounty for State Governments

Tax Treatment Ensures Shale Is a Bounty for State Governments The energy industry is a rare bright spot in our economy – creating new jobs and opportunities for the American workforce while providing millions of dollars in state and federal tax revenue across the nation. As IHS-CERA recently highlighted, the development of unconventional oil and […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 24 Apr 14

Wichita Eagle (KIOGA’s Ed Cross): Independent producers generating a domestic energy revolution

The American oil and natural gas industry has been a bright spot in our economy, with benefits felt across the nation and here in Kansas. Innovations spurred by small businesses and entrepreneurs have generated a domestic energy revolution. American oil and natural gas production is up because the small businesses that make up the independent […]