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.

KEY ISSUES

Learn more about the national issues and key priorities that IPAA is engaged in on behalf of independent oil and natural gas producers across the United States:

Facts About Fracking

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

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Import tariffs and quotas could undermine the successes of America’s historic energy renaissance.

Methane Emissions

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

Endangered Species

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

Offshore Energy Development

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

Enhancing Life with Oil and Natural Gas

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

NEWS AND MEDIA

IPAA Press Releases

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

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.

Offshore oil production rig

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
@IPAAaccessJul 19
RT @EnergyInDepth: US #shale #oil output expected to hit record high in August - @EIA https://t.co/SgskkSi5ns #Fracking https://t.co/fptUcX
IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessJul 18
New Data Show U.S. Flaring Has Decreased 20 Percent Since 2015 https://t.co/XRMlqU6dIT via @EnergyInDepth #fracking… https://t.co/upsQ5zJgyo
IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessJul 16
RT @EnergyInDepth: ICYMI: Thanks to #NatGas, per capita CO2 emissions haven’t been this low since the first Peanuts comic strip was publish…

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • The oil and natural gas industry is broad and complex, so IPAA has partnered with Energy Training Resources, LLC and developed an information-packed Oil and Gas Overview Course that connects the functional and commercial aspects of the industry. The course has an upstream focus with...
  • The IPAA Wildcatters’ Sporting Clays invitational is the premier oil & gas industry sporting clay tournament benefiting IPAA’s Educational Foundation. Networking with colleagues during IPAA’s Wildcatters’ Sporting Clays and contributing to such a worthy cause as IPAA’s Educational Foundation is a win-win for the entire...

WHY JOIN IPAA?

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.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Rapid E-mail Distribution System

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

ACCESS TO INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

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.

DIRECTORY

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

E-NEWSLETTER

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.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

Legislative alerts and periodic economic reports.

NETWORKING

Unique and high-level networking and business development opportunities.

RESOURCES

Energy In Depth
Energy In Depth Health & Safety
Energy In Depth Climate & Environment
Energy Tax Facts
Divestment Facts
Endangered Species Watch
Declaration of Independents
IPAA-PESA Energy Education Center
IPAA Wildcatters PAC Fund