Author Archives: Dan Larson

Illinois Updates Geological Naming

With one eye on the coronavirus headlines, Illinois oil and natural gas companies gathered in early March to discuss a quiet first two months in the general assembly, revisions to the state’s enforcement code and how updates to state data systems affect geological nomenclature. Much on the agenda at this year’s Illinois Oil and Gas […]

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A Penny for Your Journalism

While researching funding models for journalism start-ups, I came across another example of why news paywalls do more harm to solid journalism than good. My online search led me to an article on a website published by Inside Philanthropy. According to its Crunchbase listing, Inside Philanthropy is a journalism site that aims to “pull back […]

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Rockies Oil Groups Prep for Summer Meetings

Oil and gas trade groups gear up for summer convention season. In Colorado, the shifting political landscape and intense competition from private convention producers forces COGA to end the trade expo side of its annual Energy Summit. In New Mexico, the IPANM casts a wide net as it looks to step up as the authority […]

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