NOAA: Oil and Gas Production Not Responsible For Methane Increases
A new study from researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reveals that microbial sources such as rice paddies and wetlands are the cause of the global increase in methane emissions, not fossil fuel development. READ MORE
DTE Going Big on Natural Gas
DTE Energy has announced that it will build several new power plants starting in 2021 to replace aging coal-fired plants which will be taken out of commission.
And those new plants will be powered by natural gas. READ MORE
MOGA Member Explains State of Drilling
Michigan Oil and Gas Association member Phil Koro with Riverside Energy Michigan spoke with Michigan Radio on the topic of the current state of drilling in Michigan, providing some background on the issue. READ MORE
Speaking Up For The Industry
An informational meeting regarding the use of hydraulic fracturing was held recently in Huron County and attendees were given the facts by members of Michigan's oil and gas industry. READ MORE
Speaking Out for Michigan's Oil and Gas Industry
A letter from Michigan Oil and Gas Association board chair Jeff Cook was featured recently in the Detroit News.
Cook's letter was in response to a piece in the News regarding the drop in oil prices and their impacts on Michigan's oil and gas industry. READ MORE
2015 Marginal Well Report Released
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) has released the 2015 Marginal Well Report that documents marginal well activity and the economic contribution of marginal production in the United States. READ MORE
Brock Engineering will hold a natural gas storage school Sept. 14-16 at Western Michigan University's MGRRE facility. READ MORE
Oil and Gas Lease Auction is October 18
Mark this date on your calendar: October 18.
That's the start date of a state auction of lease rights on land in the following counties: ALPENA, ARENAC, CHEBOYGAN, GLADWIN, GRAND TRAVERSE, ISABELLA, KALKASKA, MIDLAND, MONTMORENCY, OAKLAND, and PRESQUE ISLE. READ MORE