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  • 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

  • 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 […]

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  • 14 Feb 14

National Journal (IPAA’s Barry Russell): Embracing Natural Gas Is a No-Brainer

In his State of the Union speech last month, President Obama doubled down on his support for natural gas, calling it “the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less carbon pollution that causes climate change.” Is that the right decision? Why or why not? The president’s full-throttled endorsement of natural gas—both as an economic driver […]