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.
Despite current industry challenges, marginal wells remain in widespread operation across the country and continue to reliably produce a meaningful share of total domestic oil and natural gas output. According to the report, 72.2 percent of all operating wells in the U.S. in 2015 are marginal.Read more
For years, biofuels have been touted as a greener, cleaner alternative to petroleum-based fuels. Turns out, they're not.
Brock Engineering will hold a natural gas storage school Sept. 14-16 at Western Michigan University's MGRRE facility.
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.
A lawsuit filed by the City of Southfield was thrown out of Oakland County Circuit Court this week, upholding the Department of Environmental Quality's authority to determine what is and isn't an acceptable drill site.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, the Michigan Agency for Energy, Department of Environmental Quality, and Department of Natural Resources has announced that Det Norske Veritas (U.S.A.), Inc. and Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems, Inc. were selected to conduct the independent risk analysis and alternatives analysis for the Enbridge Line 5 pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac.Read more
The Michigan Oil and Gas Association recently provided its support to the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and 11 oil and natural gas producer associations in comments submitted to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on its notice of proposed rulemaking on Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines.Read more
Beginning October 1, recording fees for titles will be set at a single flat amount of $30, regardless of the number of pages.Read more
Thank you for all of those that helped make our Michigan Oil And Gas Industry Legislative Education Day a success! Many legislators and offices have reached out to express their appreciation for the opportunity to meet with and hear from you!
It's hard to believe in this day of technology that just 10 percent of the state of Michigan has been geologically surveyed -- but it's true. That may be about to change and Michigan's oil and gas resources will benefit because of it.Read more