5 Positive US Oil and Natural Gas Facts Everyone Should Know

The U.S. oil and natural gas industry almost always finds itself on the defensive, responding to…


Policies Aimed at Reducing U.S. Oil Production Will Only Increase Imports

Policies designed to deliberately decrease U.S. oil production have gained mainstream traction in…


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…


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* 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…