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.


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

Independent producers reinvest as much as 150 percent of their US cash flow in new US projects.

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

The Endangered Species Act has been abused to halt energy development.

As American natural gas consumption soars, methane emissions plummet.

From medicines to affordable electricity, oil and natural gas enrich life experiences.


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 explanation of the EPA’s methane rule and why it inappropriately targets marginal wells, along with facts for Election 2016.

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.

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    The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) invites you to participate in its 24th Annual Texas Wildcatters’ Open Golf Tournament as a player or sponsor of the event. This year’s tournament is scheduled for Thursday, March 22 at Blackhorse Golf Club in Cypress, Texas (Houston) beginning with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun...
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    Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) is pleased to announce its Oil & Gas Investment Symposium (OGIS) New York, April 9-10, 2018 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Who Should Present: E&P and service and supply companies looking to present their corporate opportunities...


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.