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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…


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

The cost of living in the United States has increased across the board over the past decade, with…


IPRB Letter to Gov. Pritzker: Oil and Natural Gas Industry Indeed 'Essential'

April 2, 2020 The Honorable Governor JB Pritzker 207 State House Springfield, IL 62702 Dear…


Fact Checking the Petition to Ban Fracking in Illinois

The Illinois Coalition Against Fracking (ICAF) has been circulating a petition that calls for…


What a Fracking Ban Would Mean For Illinois

Likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden promised “no new fracking” during Sunday night’s…


Guest Column: US Economic Growth Has More to Do With Oil Boom Than Occupants of White House

The United States is enjoying an unprecedented 11th consecutive year of sustained economic growth.…


Illinois Oil Production Totaled 8.25 Million Barrels in 2019

Illinois crude oil production totaled 8,250,793 barrels in 2019, according to data compiled by the…