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  • 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 […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 10 Apr 14

Broad Resources Industry Coalition Urges Preservation of Percentage Depletion Tax Deduction; Repeal Would Put Jobs at Risk

Washington, D.C. – The tax reform discussion draft released recently by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) would repeal the percentage depletion deduction. A broad group of resources industries trade associations, listed below, urges Congress to reject this unwarranted proposal that would significantly harm the competitiveness of American resources producers. U.S. mineral, […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 1 Apr 14

Billings Gazette (Op-Ed): Don’t raise taxes on oil, gas industry

  • 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
  • 4 Mar 14

O&G Journal: IPAA Reacts to President Obama’s 2015 Budget