Michigan Oil & Gas News February 2017 Headlines


The following is a compilation of stories contained in February 2017 editions of Michigan Oil & Gas News. Subscribe today! Print or electronic subscriptions to the Weekly Update Edition of Michigan Oil & Gas News are only $180 and include articles similar to the ones below as well as a complete listing of Michigan oil and natural gas drilling permit applications, drilling permits, rig locations, and more! Back issues are also available by calling MOGN at 989-772-5181.


February 3


February 10

  • Riverside Energy Michigan, LLC announces acquisition of O.I.L. Energy Co., LLC Antrim Shale production assets, effective Feb. 1
  • MGRRE, Western Michigan University Geosciences Department and MOGA announce March 16 “Return of the Dundee” Core Workshop
  • Interstate Exploration files permit application for Ionia Co. Trenton-Black River test
  • Telephone numbers for three MDEQ, OGMD area geologists change
  • Michigan Department of Transportation to impose and enforce weight restrictions on southern half of Lower Peninsula, effective at noon on Friday, Feb. 9
  • Michigan House of Representatives Energy Policy, Natural Resources committee appointments announced

February 13

  • MGRRE, Western Michigan University Geosciences Department and MOGA announce March 16 “Return of the Dundee” Core Workshop
  • Merit Energy commencing horizontal drain hole from prolific Hayes 21A well
  • Michigan Basin Geological Society offers academic scholarships to students conducting graduate research in geology related to the Michigan Basin
  • Michigan Department of Transportation extends weight restriction enforcement to entire Lower Peninsula, effective Feb. 17.

February 21

  • Members of oil and natural gas industry promote state and local economic impact, regulatory clarity and state’s regulatory power at 2017 Michigan Crude Oil and Natural Gas Legislative Education Day
  • MOGA in Your Community: Fourth generation of Miller family pursuing goal of return to active operations, with focus on Michigan Exploration, development
  • MOGA board of directors approves membership applications of eight new members February 15
  • Legislative Education Day afternoon sessions update members on 2017 local and state policy issues; implementation of Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force recommendations
  • MDOT extends weight restriction enforcement to entire state, effective Wednesday Feb. 22
  • May 4, 2017 auction sale of state-owned oil and gas rights to offer 1,900 acres
  • Scott Pruitt confirmed as new EPA administrator
  • Michigan Association of Professional Landmen conduct 22nd Annual Winter Seminar Feb. 16
  • Exhibit space available for Fifteenth Annual Michigan Petroleum Conference, set for April 20
  • Michigan Oil & Gas News thanks readership and product survey participants
  • Michigan Oil & Gas News Special Report on oilfield services scheduled for March 31 publication





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