Kentucky Oil & Gas Association
February BITS Newsletter
In This Issue
KOGA President Message
Executive Director Article
IOGCC & GWPC States First Initiative
Call for Presentations
2014 Calendar of Events
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Dear KOGA Membership,

We hope you will enjoy this February 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.
KOGA's President Message
(as published in the American Oil & Gas Reporter)

By: Doug Hyden, KOGA President Hyden
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Next June, I will complete my two year term as president of the Kentucky Oil & Gas Association. With six months left, I have started to look back on what
we have accomplished-not only during my term, but in the past several years.

In 2010, KOGA launched a comprehensive strategic vision process that produced a wide-ranging road map for the
association's future....  Read More.....    

KOGA & the Kentucky General Assembly: The "Voice of the Industry"
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By: Andrew V. McNeill
Executive Director
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The "voice of the industry." It's a motto KOGA has employed for decades. It has several different meanings and, perhaps more important, several different relevant arenas.

We push the industry's story in the media - example the Economic Impact study - and in various conferences and meetings - like the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Energy Conference.
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American Energy Policy Leaders: 
As governors of states that provide the oil and natural gas that help fuel this country and its economic well-being, we are seeking your support to continue this crucial mission. State regulatory programs have been at the forefront of oil and gas exploration since 1935. Our programs, which are as varied as the geography, climate, geology and social fabric of our states, are designed to be flexible, yet effective, in providing the world's best environmental protection and regulation.
KOGA's 2014 Annual Meeting Call for Presentations

By: Wesley Cate & Michael Conley
Member Services Co-Chairmen

The Kentucky Oil and Gas Association (KOGA) 78th Annual Meeting will return to beautiful Louisville, KY, to showcase many exciting new technologies, products and production and exploration techniques occurring in both "conventional" and "unconventional " plays within the Appalachian/ Illinois Basin area. Our goal is to provide meaningful programs of interest to our members and your help is both needed and solicited for making educational programs pertinent to member companies and individuals to assist them in succeeding with their business model within the Oil and Gas industry.
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2014 KOGA Calendar of Events

KOGA Legislative Day at Capitol & Reception


Thursday February 20, 2014   
Day at the Capit0l
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Reception - Buffalo Trace Distillery
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

KOGA Eastern KY Technical & Dinner Meeting 

Tuesday April 29, 2014

Jenny Wiley State Park - Stumbo Convention Center 


KOGA's 78th Annual Meeting 

July 15, 2014 - July 18, 2014

KOGA's 78th Annual Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Louisville located in Louisville, KY.


KOGA Western KY Technical & Dinner Meeting 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Owensboro Convention Center  

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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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