Kentucky Oil & Gas Association
September BITS Newsletter
Representative Jim Gooch addressing the KOGA Membership at the September 12th meeting.
In This Issue
Technical Programs
Storage Tanks
Upcoming Events
Selenium Ruling and Drilling
KOGA Economic Impact Study
KOGA Insider
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Dear KOGA Membership,

We hope you will enjoy this September 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.
Change is in the Air (and Water)
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By: Andrew V. McNeill
Executive Director
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There's no way around it. Environmental compliance and permitting look to be issues facing Kentucky's oil and gas industry.
Talk about "regulations" with Kentucky's operators and I'm guessing most minds jump to drilling permits, well construction standards, spacing and accidental spill clean-up. Would air emissions come to mind? Read More....
Additional Technical Programs

KOGA will be providing the membership with (2) COMPLIMENTARY Technical Presentations this fall
. One will be held at the end October in Henderson, KY and another one will be held in November in Allen, KY.

Be on the lookout for upcoming details on these meetings!
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Those Storage Tank Blues

By: Roy Rakiewicz,
Senior Consultant  

Anyone would be depressed trying to apply some structure to the Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (i.e., the NSPS) for the Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution (40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOO). It would have been nice if the September 23, 2013 updates to Subpart OOOO produced an easier way to navigate the regulation. Read More.....  

Upcoming Events

KOGA Christmas Party 

Friday December 13, 2013


Bodley-Bullock House
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

KOGA's Christmas Party will be held Friday, December 13, 2013 at the

Bodley Bullock House located in Lexington, KY. The cocktail reception will from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (EST). Registration is open.

Selenium Ruling and Drilling Fluid Storage 
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By: Josiah Frey,
Smith Management Group

With the national spotlight on oil and gas drilling resulting in increased scrutiny, the issue of water quality remains critical to drilling projects. Although natural gas production in Kentuckytypically uses less water and more nitrogen gas in the fracking process, water contamination is
still a topic that dominates public discussions. Read More....

KOGA's Economic Impact Study

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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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