Letters and Comments

Letters and Comments Aug 21, 2018

Since its enactment, requirements involving NEPA have grown considerably and place a heavy burden on independent oil and gas producers operating on federal lands.  As more than forty years of experience with implementing NEPA have demonstrated, overly broad NEPA reviews add unreasonable costs and d...

Letters and Comments Jul 25, 2018

Pursuant to the April 19, 2018, Notice of Inquiry, issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission”) in the above-referenced docket, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (“IPAA”) hereby respectfully submits the following comments on Certification of New Interst...

Letters and Comments Jul 25, 2018

Dear Chairman McIntyre: We are writing you on behalf of the Natural Gas Council (NGC) to express our views in connection with the referenced Notice of Inquiry (NOI) issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), in Docket No. PL18-1-000. Formed in 1992, the NGC......

Letters and Comments Jul 10, 2018

Dear Chairman Gosar: The Independent Petroleum Association of America writes to express its support for the nine bills included in the Congressional Western Caucus Endangered Species Act Modernization Package. IPAA believes both exploration and development of America’s oil and natural gas resourc...

Letters and Comments Jul 2, 2018

Dear Deputy Director Chapman: This document provides comments from the IPAA in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s” or “the Agency’s”) request for comments on its proposed changes to EPA’s 2000 policy titled “Incentives for Self-Policing: Discovery, Discl...

Letters and Comments Jun 21, 2018

Dear Administrator Rao, The public relies on smart regulations to set clear rules that support a clean environment, safe workplaces, and a better quality of life. At the same time, every regulation comes with a price tag, and those costs matter – especially to small businesses......

Letters and Comments Jun 19, 2018

Dear Chairman Bishop, The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) appreciates the opportunity to speak in favor of the common-sense onshore regulatory reform bills before the Committee for markup. IPAA is the leading, national upstream trade association representing thousands of independ...