Kentucky Oil & Gas Association January BITS Newsletter
In This Issue
Executive Director Message
Groundwater Sampling & Monitoring
KOGA Fact Sheet
Health Care Reform Update
Tips on a Joint Venture
KOGA Insider
Explore the Numbers
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 KOGA's Mission is aligning and coalescing industry stakeholders to influence public policy and shape attitudes which materially impact Kentucky's Oil & Gas industry. It achieves its mission through legislative advocacy, business networking and strategic communications.

Dear KOGA Membership,

We hope you will enjoy this new version of KOGA's BITS Newsletter.  We have several great articles and important industry information included below.  Please take a moment to let us know what you think or any suggestions you may have to improve on the next newsletter.
Executive Director Message
Andrew V. McNeill 
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I'm two months into the job as Executive Director of KOGA, and as they say, time flies when you're having fun. We're out of the gate strong and moving ahead with KOGA's mission.


Groundwater Sampling and Monitoring in Oil and Gas Production

By: Andy Willis, P.E. and
Gene Florentino, P.G. 

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With the spotlight being turned increasingly upon
drilling operations, environmental concerns are becoming primary drivers in the planning and operation of oil and gas production. Read More..... 
Kentucky's Crude Oil and Natural Gas Industry Fact Sheet
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KOGA has been working on an Economic Impact Study to provide our membership with information on the  state of the industry in Kentucky.  We will be continuing to update this as more information becomes available. Click on the above picture to check out the full fact sheet.
Health Care Reform Update  
By: Scott Brown 
What to expect in 2014 and what you should be doing NOW to prepare!

The most sweeping provisions of Health Care Reform are set to begin in 2014 and if you haven't started preparing, then now is the time to start. Read More....

Upcoming Events

KOGA Legislative Reception 

Monday February 11, 2013
Buffalo Trace Distillery
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

KOGA's Legislative Reception will be held Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, 1001 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY. The event will be a joint reception with the Kentucky Coal Association, Coal Operators and Associates and Western Kentucky Coal Association. 


Three Tips When Entering Into a Joint Venture
By: Patrick Schach & David Treacy

For any businessperson, the prospect of new business is always exciting.  Sometime, this enthusiasm results from the opportunity to work alongside another person or company in what's commonly known as a joint venture.
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Kentucky Blue Gas Co.  

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Kentucky Blue Gas Co. is a late-stage, private E&P and midstream company based in Western Kentucky with over 50,000 net acres of leasehold focused on the development of the gas/NGL-rich New Albany Shale.
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Frankfort, KY 40601

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