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Press Releases Aug 23, 2012

Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) Chairman Virginia “Gigi” Lazenby released the statement below in response to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s energy platform which was unveiled today. Lazenby is chairman of Nashville-based Bretagne, LLC, one of the 7,000 ind...

Press Releases Jul 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) President and CEO Barry Russell issued the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 6082, the House of Representatives’ replacement of the Obama administration’s five-year Outer Continental Shelf plan: “IPAA...

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...