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.

Energy Prices & The Costs of Oil

Oil and natural gas producers are doing all that they can to safely increase American crude oil production.

Energy and Taxes

Pro-growth, pro-investment tax policies are vital for a healthy U.S. oil and natural gas industry.

Crude Oil Exports

U.S. crude oil and natural gas exports benefit American consumers and our national security.

IPAA is the 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; but with these challenges arise unique opportunities that IPAA is seizing for our members.