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Press Releases Jun 13, 2012

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made its final determination that the dunes sagebrush lizard does not warrant endangered status under the Endangered Species Act. In response, IPAA President and CEO Barry Russell released the following statement: “After a year and a half of......

Press Releases Jun 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) President and CEO Barry Russell issued the following statement in response to the introduction of “The Domestic Energy and Jobs Act”: “’The Domestic Energy and Jobs Act’ is a necessary step forward to move America tow...

Press Releases Apr 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a series of new rules governing emissions controls at oil and natural gas wellsites across the country. Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) president and CEO Barry Russell issued the following ...

Press Releases Apr 13, 2012

Today, President Obama issued an executive order that establishes a working group to coordinate federal efforts on hydraulic fracturing. IPAA President and CEO Barry Russell welcomed this initiative: “The White House executive order has a very good intent – centralizing the many ongoing reviews ...