Education Day 2017 a Success

A sincere thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Michigan Crude Oil and Natural Gas Industry Legislative Education Day!  We appreciate the partnership that brought together the powerful voices of the Michigan Oil and Gas Association, the Michigan Association of Professional Landmen, the Northern Michigan Chapter of API and the Bay Area Desk and Derrick Club.  READ MORE

Breaking News: Scott Pruitt Confirmed As Director of U.S. EPA

The Michigan Oil and Gas Association has learned that Scott Pruitt has been officially confirmed as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency.  READ MORE

Pres. Trump Signs First Bill Into Law -- And It Came From Michigan

Pres. Donald Trump signed his first bill into law this week and it was legislation sponsored by Michigan Rep. Bill Huizenga. The law revers a provision of the Dodd-Frank law requiring oil and gas companies to reveal certain financial information. READ MORE

New Faces Abound on House Energy and Natural Resources Committee

As we move into February, the newly elected Michigan House of Representative members have built their new committee and are ready to begin work.  MOGA most frequently monitors the Energy and Natural Resources Committees as these are where most bills related to our industry would flow.  New leadership is in place and ready to hit the ground running. READ MORE

Old Bill That Erodes Property Rights Makes a Return

If you needed a reminder to attend the February 15 Legislative Education Day, this is it.

As the newly elected Michigan House members work hard to assign committee assignments, make connections and set priorities, some old legislation geared toward hindering private property rights has been reintroduced. READ MORE

Pipelines See New Life: What Does It Mean For Michigan?

On January 24, 2017 President Trump signed two Executive Orders designed to revive and expedite the approval for Keystone XL and the Dakota Access Pipeline, both of which were denied permits under the previous administration. READ MORE

State Revenue Consensus Conference Touches on Oil and Gas Prices

This week's annual state Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference outlined the projections that went into to laying out the budget numbers state legislators will work with moving forward.  While overall projections were cautiously optimistic, the message was to expect growth to be slow. READ MORE


 

PSC Highlights Benefits of Michigan's Oil and Gas Industry

Public Sector Consultants has long been one of Lansing's most respected outlets for research and fact-driven information. In a recent article on its "Bright Ideas" website, PSC focuses on the very real benefits of Michigan's oil and gas industry. READ MORE


 

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