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More Than 200 Attend 1st Annual Illinois Basin Celebration

More than 200 Illinois Basin oil exploration and production industry professionals attended the…


The Three Biggest Myths of the ‘Energy Transition’ Narrative

Since passage of the $369 billion climate bill , those who believe we can rely entirely “green”…


5 Technologies That Can Dramatically Reduce Environmental Impacts Oil & Gas

Non-political entities such as the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) have repeatedly…


Energy Security Only Possible With an All-of-the-Above Approach

One of the more ludicrous claims to gain traction since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine fast-forwarded…


What to Know About New EDF Marginal Well Methane Study

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an environmental group that has long lobbied for federal…


It’s Time For Energy Reality to Take Center Stage

When it comes to energy, rhetoric sure seems to get a lot more attention than reality. If many…


Illinois Oil Producers Have No Control Over Pump Prices

The following was published as a guest column in the Alton Telegraph, Centralia/Mt. Vernon…


Five Reasons Pump Prices Are So High in Illinois

Why are pump prices SO high right now – especially here in Illinois? There are a myriad of reasons,…


Illinois Crude Oil Production Totaled Just Under 7.4 Million Barrels in 2021

Illinois crude oil production totaled 7,397,119 barrels in 2021, according to data compiled by the…


Updated Report: Illinois Oil Reserves Generated $104.5M in Local Property Tax Revenue From 2007-2020

Many Illinoisans may not be aware that the state’s active oil and natural gas production leases are…