UPDATE: 5 Examples That Show ‘Keep It In the Ground’ Movement Isn’t Serious About Reducing Emissions

*UPDATE* Aug. 20, 2020, 4:15 p.m. As IPRB noted last week, “Keep It In the Ground” activists…


Illinois Oil Production Bounces Back to Normal Levels After Rough Spring

NOTE: This blog was updated on Aug. 7, 2020, with revised June production data. Illinois crude oil…


Fact Checking the Indianapolis Star’s Misleading Story on PPP Loans to Fossil Fuel Companies

A recent Indianapolis Star article claims Indiana fossil fuel companies “may have gobbled up more…


U.S. Led World in CO2 Reductions For 10th Time This Century Last Year

BP’s recently released Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 shows that in 2019 the United States…


Report Shows Oil Consumption Reached All-Time High in 2019

It has become quite fashionable to claim that the age of oil is all but over and that fossil fuel…


*UPDATE* Strong U.S. Oil and Gas Production Keeps Energy Costs Affordable

UPDATE: June 3, 2020 A new Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) report finds record U.S. natural gas…


Three Reasons Illinois Gasoline Prices Didn’t Crash Along With Oil Prices

UPDATE: May 13, 2020, 3:25 p.m. CDT Data released this week by the U.S. Energy Information…


*UPDATE* Illinoisans Express Strong Support for State’s Oil Industry

UPDATE: May 1, 2020 A total of 18 Illinois oil-producing counties have passed resolutions of…


Guest Column: Oil and Gas Indeed ‘Essential’ to Combating Coronavirus

Editor's Note: The following guest column was recently published in the Robinson Daily News,…


Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor: Column on Production Cut Deal Misleading

Editor's Note: The following letter to the editor was submitted by IPRB to the Chicago Tribune on…