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.

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

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

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

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

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

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
@IPAAaccessJun 22
RT @EnergyInDepth: ICYMI: Five Things To Know About New EDF #Methane Study
IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessJun 22
RT @insider_energy: .@IPAAaccess lauds committee for bills regarding gas development on public lands #crude #LNG #energy
IPAA American Energy
@IPAAaccessJun 22
RT @EnergyInDepth: Does Fracking Cause Obesity? Fat Chance, Despite Activist Researchers’ Claims


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    Pre-registration for the Midyear Meeting is closed. To register onsite, please bring a business card and credit card or check payment to Lost Pines Foyer 5-6 during the registration hours listed below. Sunday, June 24  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday, June 25  7:30 am...
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    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 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.