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OCTOBER 2016

Volume 59 No. 11

THE ISSUE
In exclusive interviews with the two major-party
candidates, AOGR's Election 2016: Energy Debate
opens with the contenders' big-picture energy
policies and then moves into topics of specific
interest to oil and gas producers and operators.
Elsewhere, October's Gulf of Mexico Update
reveals Hess Corp.'s breakthrough reservoir characterization success to guide ongoing developments
in its high-potential Stampede Field. Following is
the annual Natural Gas Update reports, which look
at how Anadarko is improving gathering system
performance by optimizing state-of-the art compressor packages, as well as
some of the latest developments in vapor recovery. Association news includes
Official Convention Sections for OIPA, PBPA and COGA, as well as coverage
of EKOGA and WEA annual meetings. Cover Design by Amanda DeMoss.
Publication layouts by Nora Mota and Doug Ramsey. Issue photography
courtesy of Hess Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

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freey McDougall
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money in this
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you need greatt
prospects."
Page 88

Danny Campbell
Chairman PBPA
A
"A strong Railroad
Commission is
important for all
Texas."
Page 93

Brad Holly
Chairman COGA
"COGA tries to
help elected
officials
understand our
business."
Page 97

NEWS

14 | Endangered Species: Environmental groups petition USFWS to relist
lesser prairie chicken; BLM issues instruction memorandums for sage
grouse land-use plans
20 | Association Leadership: Scott Freshwater named IOGAWV president;
IOGA launches search for executive director; Ryan Flynn takes over as
NMOGA executive; Daniel Weaver succeeds Lou D'Amico at PIOGA
30 | State Legislative: California air board bill fails, but governor signs
climate change legislation
31 | Federal Legislation: House bill would slow "high-impact" rules
32 | Habitat Preservation: USFWS mitigation guidelines seek conservation
gain
108 | Texas Alliance: Association strives to take controversy out of RRC
review
109 | New York: IOGA NY focuses on countering regulatory assault
111 | Workforce Development: California companies invest in industry's
future
113 | Stripper Well Report: U.S. marginal well count still climbing

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OFFICIAL CONVENTION SECTIONS

88 | OIPA: Hope begins to build in Oklahoma
93 | PBPA: Association champions simple sunset bill
97 | COGA: Colorado oilmen overcome challenges, opposition

CONVENTION COVERAGE

100 | EKOGA: Eastern Kansas joins opposition to methane rules
104 | WEA: Rockies oilmen experience victories, setbacks

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