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Key State Agencies Discuss Budgets

The legislative Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee met October 18 to review budgets and operations of several state agencies that are important to UPA Members.  In the 2017 interim, legislators have placed renewed emphasis on the subcommittees to thoroughly review each agency, their mission, and how they are accomplishing their goals within the budgets the legislature sets.  

2017 Environment and Natural Resource Summit

UPA Member Holland & Hart is presenting the 2017 Environment and Natural Resources Summit scheduled for Wednesday, November 1 at their Salt Lake City Office (222 So. Main St., 19th Floor, SLC).  The program begins at 11:30 a.m. and goes until 6:00 p.m.  Lunch will be served.  Culminating the days' meeting will be remarks by Governor Gary Herbert.

New EPA Region 8 Director Selected

President Trump has named Doug Benevento as the EPA Region 8 Director.  Region 8 oversees all environmental regulation in Utah and most other Rocky Mountain States.  Mr. Benevento, a Colorado native, has currently been serving as Director of Energy Policy for Xcel Energy.  He has also served as head of Colorado's Department of Public Health and Environment.

October Board of Oil, Gas and Mining

The Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in the auditorium of the Department of Natural Resources, 1594 West North Temple, Salt Lake City.  The meeting will be streamed live on the Department of Natural Resources YouTube channel.

Employment Law Seminars Available at UBTech

The Uintah Basin Technology College in Vernal is offering two upcoming seminars aimed at assisting local employers stay in compliance with rapidly changing employment law and practices.  

Spills, DOGM Administration & Processes Presented at O&G Collaborative

The October 12 Uinta Basin Oil & Gas Collaborative Meeting featured speakers from the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, Department of Environmental Quality and TriCounty Health Department.  Approximately 100 industry, regulatory agency and county personnel met at the Duchesne Event Center.  This quarterly meeting is coordinated by UDOGM as a means to further the coordination and collaboration between all the various industry stakeholders in the Uinta Basin.

Committee Info

MEETINGS 
UPA’s Upstream Committee meetings are held the 3rd Monday of the every month. Regular meetings are held via conference call, but the Committee meets in person quarterly, usually in Denver. Conference call meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. and the in-person meetings begin at 12:00 p.m.

Conference Call Info:
866-244-8528 / 06678255#

The Uinta Basin Subcommittee meets quarterly in conjunction with the Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinners. These events are held the 3rd Tuesday of January, April, July and October. The Subcommittee meets at 4:30 p.m. and the Outreach Dinners begin at 6:00 p.m. These meetings rotate between Roosevelt and Vernal.
  • 2017
    2017 MEETINGS AGENDA / NOTES
    Tuesday, January 10
    Uinta Basin Industry Roundtable
    4:30 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, January 10
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Tuesday, January 17
    UPA Annual Meeting
    All Day - Little America Hotel, SLC
    Monday, February 27
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Monday, March 27
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Agenda
    Monday, April 17
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Tuesday, April 18
    Uinta Basin Industry Roundtable
    4:30 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, April 18
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Monday, May 15
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Monday, June 19
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Monday, July 17
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Tuesday, July 18
    Uinta Basin Industry Roundtable
    4:30 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, July 18
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Monday, August 21
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Monday, September 18
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Monday, October 16
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Tuesday, October 17
    Uinta Basin Industry Roundtable
    4:30 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, October 17
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Crossroads Center, Roosevelt
    Monday, November 20
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
    Monday, December 18
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    866-244-8528; 06678255#
  • 2016
    2016 MEETINGS AGENDA / NOTES
    Monday, January 18
    12:00 p.m. - Holland & Hart, Denver
    Tuesday, January 19
    Uinta Basin Subcommittee
    2:00 p.m. - Vernal
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, January 19
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Agenda
    Monday, February 15
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Monday, March 21
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda
    Monday, April 18
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Tuesday, April 19
    Uinta Basin Subcommittee
    2:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, April 19
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Agenda
    Monday, May 16
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda
    Monday, June 20
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda
    Monday, July 18
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Agenda
    Tuesday, July 19
    Uinta Basin Subcommittee
    2:00 p.m. - Vernal
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, July 19
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Agenda
    Monday, August 15
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda
    Monday, September 19
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda
    Monday, October 17
    12:00 p.m. - Denver
    Agenda
    Tuesday, October 18
    Uinta Basin Subcommittee
    2:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Roundtable Discussion
    Tuesday, October 18
    Uinta Basin Community Outreach Dinner
    6:00 p.m. - Roosevelt
    Agenda
    Monday, November 21
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda / Notes
    Monday, December 19
    2:00 p.m. - Conference Call
    Agenda / Notes
DOCUMENTS 
CONTACTS 
LINKS 
Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining
http://oilgas.ogm.utah.gov
Utah Trust Lands Administration
http://trustlands.utah.gov
Utah Division of Air Quality
http://www.airquality.utah.gov

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