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Multistate Regulators Meet In Columbus, Discuss Seismic Activity
From October 19th to 21st, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission hosted its 2014 annual conference in Columbus, Ohio.
United States
29 Oct 2014
Debates Continue On Pennsylvania And Ohio Severance Tax Proposals
Pennsylvania legislators continue to debate a severance tax proposal announced late last year, and previously discussed on this blog.
United States
30 Apr 2014
Ohio House Ways And Means Committee Receives Testimony On Substitute House Bill 375
Ohio House Ways and Means Committee Vice-Chair Rep. Gary Scherer offered a substitute House Bill 375 to the Ways and Means Committee.
United States
13 Mar 2014
New Exploration Technologies Give Rise To Unclaimed Property Compliance Issues
The recent expansion of oil and natural gas exploration and production activities in previously unprofitable areas has brought increased attention to issues surrounding compliance with state unclaimed property laws.
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16 Feb 2014
Ohio Ways And Means Committee Receives Testimony On Horizontal Drilling Tax Proposal
On January 8 and 15, 2014 the Ohio House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee received testimony on House Bill 375 ("HB 375" or the "Bill").
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27 Jan 2014
Natural Gas Power Saves Texas Water, May Reduce Drought Risk
A recent study by researchers Bridget Scanlon, Ian Duncan and Robert C. Reedy of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas-Austin found that the state of Texas consumed less water as a result of using natural gas-fired power plants than it would have had it generated the same amount of electricity using coal-fired plants – even after taking into account the water used in hydraulic fracturing to source the natural gas used to generate the power.
United States
6 Jan 2014
Ohio House Bill 375
On December 4, 2013 Ohio House Speaker Rep. William Batchelder, Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Matt Huffman, Majority Whip Rep. Cheryl Grossman, Finance and Appropriations Committee chair Ron Amstutz, Agriculture and Nature Resources Committee chair Rep. David Hall, and other members of the Ohio House Republican Caucus introduced House Bill 375 ("HB 375") which includes sweeping proposals to change Ohio’s oil and natural gas tax scheme. HB 375 repeals the existing Ohio oil and natural gas regulatory
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11 Dec 2013
Severance Tax Debate Continues
Through the summer and leading up to the adoption of Ohio’s biennial budget, changes to Ohio’s severance tax were discussed in the General Assembly and in the media.
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19 Nov 2013
Development Of Midstream Assets In Ohio Utica Shale Play
As we have reported before, some commentators have observed that one of the principal reasons for the slow pace of growth in the Ohio Utica shale play has been the lack of midstream assets in the region.
United States
2 Nov 2013
Shale Exploration Benefiting Ohio’s Economy
Edward Hill, Ph.D., and Kelly L. Kinahan of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University recently published a report based on sales tax data that concludes Utica shale development is triggering wealth creation in Ohio – though its effect on employment growth remains sluggish.
United States
10 Sep 2013
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