Rick Sutter (L) and Bill Bair of Cleveland Brothers welcome attendees to their booth.
The Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA) held its annual Eastern Oil & Gas Conference & Trade Show on Aug. 30 and 31. The event was held in the outskirts of Pittsburgh at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.
Conference events were scheduled to allow attendees time to visit with the nearly 350 exhibitors at the show. The event drew gas industry professionals from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
Conference speakers included Congressman Tim Murphy, chairman of the House Natural Gas Caucus; State Representative Brian Ellis; Michael Krancer, secretary, Pa. Department of Environmental Protection; and Patrick Henderson, Governor’s Energy Executive along with others involved with the development of the Marcellus Shale gas well play in Pennsylvania.
The event included an annual meeting of members.
As a nonprofit trade association representing Pennsylvania’s independent oil and natural gas producers, marketers, service companies and related businesses, the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association of Pennsylvania helps communicate upcoming changes in proposed regulations to its membership and works with regulators to address problems and achieve workable solutions. The member driven organization encourages the sharing of ideas, concerns and solutions among all of those involved with the association.