Sunday, August 22, 2010

Governors of oil & gas producing states to meet in Tucson

The Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) is holding its 75th anniversary annual meeting in Tucson in mid-November.

The commission is comprised of 36 oil and gas producing states with a mission of "balancing a multitude of interest-maximizing domestic oil and natural gas production, minimizing the waste of irreplaceable natural resources, and protecting human and environmental health- through sound regulatory practices." The Governor of each state is the official member but they typically appoint one or more representatives.

The meeting will be held Nov. 14-16 at the El Conquistador Hotel & Resort. Current IOGCC Chair Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, will preside.

Dale Nations, head of the AZ Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, is chairing the local host committee for the meeting.

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