Tag: Barry Russell

  • Dana.Bohan
  • 24 Apr 17

Tax Reform & the Oil and Natural Gas Industry: What You Need to Know

The Trump administration and Congress have announced plans to reform the tax code in the months ahead, with President Trump stating there will be a “big announcement on Wednesday.” No doubt any updates to the U.S. tax code will include a high level of debate, with changes to the corporate tax rate, import rates, and more […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 9 Feb 16

U.S. Oil, Gas Producers React to Obama Budget, Tax Hikes

Statement from Barry Russell, president and CEO, Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA): “In the last five years, the success of America’s oil and natural gas industry has taken our nation from energy dependence and scarcity to security and abundance.  We have achieved status as a global energy leader.  Today, the United States’ energy resources 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
  • 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 […]

  • AdamS
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]