Kentucky Oil & Gas Association
September BITS Newsletter
KOGA Annual Meeting

Immediate Past President Doug Hyden handing over the reins to KOGA's New President Rudy Vogt
In This Issue
Executive Director Article
Kentucky Division of Air Quality NSPS Guidance
Assistance on Complying
KOGA Response to EPA
2014 Calendar of Events
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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.
EPA Clean Water Act Settlement In West Virginia

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By: Andrew V. McNeill
Executive Director
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At several meetings during the past year, KOGA has provided programs on the importance of incorporating Clean Water Act compliance into our operator's planning. To further highlight the potential issues facing the industry, I thought it would be helpful sharing this recent Press Release from the EPA regarding a consent decree with a West Virginia Oil and Gas operator.
Kentucky Division of Air Quality
NSPS Guidance

In July, the Division of Air Quality issued the new Air Quality Compliance Guide.  Read more...

Congratulations to Bill Collins with CountryMark on receiving the Robert G. Alley Service Award at KOGA's 78th Annual Meeting!

Assistance Offered for Help with Understanding and Complying with Environmental Regulations

By: Mary Jo Harrod
Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance

Understanding and complying with environmental regulations can be complex for anyone not involved in the field of environmental law. The regulations are usually long and intricate in nature. But, the need for environmental regulations has been made

apparent throughout history. Read more... 


KOGA's Western Kentucky Meeting

KOGA's Western KY Meeting will take place on Thursday, September 25th at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, KY.  


Technical Presentations:

  • "NGLs in the Devnonian New Albany Shale?" by Brandon Nuttal, Kentucky Geological Survey
  • "Changes on the Way?2015 General Assembly Preview." with Bill Barr, KOGA Government Affairs Chairman and Andrew McNeill, KOGA Executive Director
Dinner Presentation:
  • Michael Gibbons, Vice President of Production for CountryMark providing an overview of activity and potential in the Illinois Basin
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KOGA's Response to EPA on the New Source Performance Standards

In August, on behalf of its membership, KOGA submitted comments to the EPA for the Reconsideration of Additional Provisions of New Source Performance Standards. Read more...

KOGA to launch NEW Members Only Website in the coming months!

Be on the lookout!

2014 KOGA Calendar of Events


KOGA Western KY Technical & Dinner Meeting 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Owensboro Convention Center    


KOGA Christmas Party
Friday, December 12, 2014

The Barrel House 



2015 KOGA Annual Meeting
July 14 - 16, 2015
Hyatt Regency Lexington & Lexington Convention Center 
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