Court of Appeals Upholds MPSC Order in Antrim Vacuum Case
On March 21, 2017 the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling on the decision of the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to allow companies to operate wells in the Antrim formation under vacuum. READ MORE
iGO was Made for MOGA Members
The iGO insurance program was designed and built specifically to benefit MOGA members. Businesses in the oil and gas industry have historically demonstrated a track record of safety and risk management leading to reduced exposure, risk and insurance claims. READ MORE
MOGA Launches Webinar Series
We’ve begun our year-long webinar series focused on the educational topics YOU choose! And it’s not too late to join! Each month we will bring in an expert to give a presentation and answer questions on a particular topic or issue of importance to our industry. READ MORE
Oil and Gas: The Lifeblood of Michigan's Economy
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Four Generations of Michigan Oil and Gas
Miller Energy Co. principals Mike Miller, Luke Miller and Drew Martin all grew up in — and around — the oil and gas industry as part of one of the most storied domestic petroleum families our state or nation have ever produced, but for each the journey to finding a home in the industry and the family business proved to be one of personal discovery. READ MORE
EPA Withdraws ICR for Oil and Gas Industry
On March 2, 2017 the EPA withdrew its request that owners and operators in the oil and natural gas industry provide information on equipment and emissions at existing oil and gas operations. The withdrawal is effective immediately, meaning that owners and operators – including those who have received an extension to their due dates for providing the information- are no longer required to respond. 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