Kentucky Oil & Gas Association May BITS Newsletter
Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives Greg Stumbo addressing the KOGA Membership at the Eastern KY Meeting in April.
In This Issue
Executive Director Message
KOGA Committee Tackles EPA Storage Vessel Reg
77th Annual Meeting
Valid Right-of-Way for Pipeline
Geology of the Berea
Challenges of Oil & Gas Operations
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Dear KOGA Membership,

We hope you will enjoy this May issue of KOGA's BITS Newsletter.  We have several great articles and important industry information included below.  If you would like to submit an article for consideration please send to Andrew or Astrud at their email address listed below.
Keeping Our Commitments 
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Andrew V. McNeill,
cutive Director  


It's been a great six months since I started as Executive Director at KOGA. I've been busy in Frankfort, traveled to Washington D.C., met with the EPA in Raleigh-Durham to discuss oil and gas regulations and travelled throughout the state to get a better ground-level view of our industry. We've accomplished a lot but there's still more to do.Read More...

KOGA Committee Tackles EPA Storage Vessel Regulations

By: Rudy Vogt,
KOGA Technical & Regulatory Chairman


Logo Color One of the most important benefits of KOGA membership is its help in keeping small operators on top of what's going on at the EPA and giving us a voice when they're planning to put new regulations on the industry. Let's face it, most of us are too busy with the day-to-day of our businesses to monitor when the EPA releases new rules and regulations. Read More.....

Upcoming Events

KOGA's 77th Annual Meeting 

Tuesday June 18 - Thursday June 20, 2013   


KOGA's 77th Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 18 through Thursday, June 20th at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center located in Covington, KY.

Check out the link above for more information! 

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You Have A Pipeline - But Do You Have A Valid Right-of-Way For It?

By: Karen J. Greenwell

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Sure, you have a pipeline - but do you have the right to have that pipeline where it is and to use that pipeline the way you want to? ? Pipeline easements are typically obtained in one of two ways: through a stand-alone right-of-way grant or as part of an oil and gas lease.  Read More..... 
Geology of the Berea Horizontal Oil Play, 
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By: David Harris,
Kentucky Geological Survey

David Harris presented to a packed house at KOGA's Eastern KY Membership Meeting on April 24 in Prestonsburg about the Geology of the Berea Horizontal Oil Play, Eastern KY. Review his presentation.....

Challenges of Oil and Gas Operations in Multiple States  
By: Shane Penn 
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In today's environmental climate and ever changing sea of regulations, states are either drafting or revising their respective regulations designed to protect water resources during oil and gas exploration and production. This broad range of regulations drafted by individual states creates compliance challenges for oil and gas producers that operate in multiple states.  Read More.....
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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.
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