The Independent Petroleum Association of America is dedicated to ensuring a strong, viable domestic oil and natural gas industry, recognizing that an adequate and secure supply of energy is essential to the national economy.


What is Fracking

Thanks to new technologies and horizontal drilling, America is the world’s oil and natural gas leader.

As America’s low-carbon natural gas consumption soars, U.S. methane emissions plummet.

Offshore oil and natural gas production accounts for 20% of all U.S. energy production.

Independent oil and natural gas producers are committed to species and habitat conservation.

Pro-growth, pro-investment tax policies are vital for a healthy U.S. oil and natural gas industry.

From medicines to affordable electricity, oil and natural gas provide people a better quality of life.


Press Releases

The Newsroom is the heart of IPAA’s News and Media Center. Our mission is simple – to put a face on America’s oil and natural gas industry and tell the independent producers’ story in a straightforward manner.

IPAA Access Magazine

The latest issue of IPAA Access Magazine features an look back at the past year of successful efforts on behalf of industry, along with facts on the hypocrisy of fossil fuel divestment.

IPAA Media Kit

Our online media kit offers information to members of the news media interested in learning more about the Independent Petroleum Association of America, including its history, key priorities, and economic analysis.

IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessApr 20
RT @MarcellusGas: On #EarthDay2018 5 Reasons to Thank Natural Gas #NatGasWorks
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@IPAAaccessApr 20
RT @INGAApipelines: Earth Day is almost here! On Sunday, we will honor the role natural gas plays to reduce carbon emissions. #EnergyLink #…
IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessApr 20
Same to you, Katherine! 😉


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    IPAA is pleased to introduce our new Oil and Gas Orientation course, specifically designed for recent newcomers to the industry. Newcomers in almost any role can get off to a quicker start and become a better team player if they have at least a basic...
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    Join us for IPAA’s 88th Midyear Meeting near Austin, TX at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa on June 25-26, 2018. As America’s oil & gas industry continues to rebound, there is no better time or place than IPAA’s Midyear Meeting to bring together...


The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) is your industry’s strongest presence in the nation’s capital. And these are important times. The entire oil and gas industry remains under fire from anti-development groups and misguided federal policymakers.


Rapid E-mail Distribution System

Access to Congressional leaders through IPAA's rapid information e-mail distribution system


Access to IPAA's award-winning professionals with decades of experience representing the industry in Washington, D.C. The IPAA staff is available to work with you on issues including FERC, tax and environmental regulations, land access and other topics.


Access to a membership of more than 10,000 through our printed directory


Industry information through a weekly e-newsletter and daily Energy in Depth (EID) national news roundup (both optional). These concise news outlets deliver the essentials on regulatory, industry and legislative events all around the country.


Legislative alerts and periodic economic reports.


Unique and high-level networking and business development opportunities.