IPAA’s committee structure promotes the Association’s mission of ensuring a strong, viable American oil and natural gas industry. Click the sections below to learn more about each committee.
Disseminates information and explains the association’s policies, goals, and activities, and the independent oil and natural gas producers’ concerns and interests, primarily to the news media, the public, government, industry, and other interested and affected organizations.
Staff Contact: Jennifer Pett Marsteller
Studies and reports on safety, health and environmental problems and the activities of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency and recommends Association policy related to such activities.
Chair – Gretchen C. Kern
Staff Contacts: Lee Fuller and Ryan Ullman
Studies and reports on legislative, regulatory, and litigation developments affecting exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas on public lands and recommends Association policy related to such activities.
Chair – Kristen Lingley, Caerus Oil and Gas
Staff Contact: Mallori Miller and Dan Naatz
Provides a forum for oil and gas practitioners to come together and discuss issues of common interest and concern. When called upon, the Law Committee will also advise the Board and Committees of IPAA on pending legal issues and litigation.
Chair – Greg Russell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Studies problems of natural gas production, transportation, distribution and marketing; recommends Association policies and actions related to such activities.
Chair – Kurt Krieger
Analyzes legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting oil and natural gas production on the Outer Continental Shelf and recommends Association policy related to such activities.
Chair – Ron Neal, Houston Energy LP
Staff Contacts: Mallori Miller and Dan Naatz
Analyzes and reports on anticipated demand for petroleum and natural gas and the supply required to meet this demand.
Chair – Bob Fryklund, IHS Markit
Studies and reports on federal tax-related issues pertaining to oil and natural gas production and recommends appropriate Association policy related to such issues.
Chair – Gary Rohmer, PwC
Staff Contacts: Ryan Ullman and Lee Fuller