IOGA of NY Announces New Video Educational Series
'Fuel for Thought' is available on IOGA's Facebook page today.
ALBANY, NY (08/25/2011)(readMedia)-- The Independent Oil & Gas Association of New York has released the first video in a series designed to educate New Yorkers about the economic and environmental benefits of increased natural gas development in upstate regions, including the Southern Tier.
The 30-second preview released today is available on IOGA's Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/IOGA-of-New-York/134897089872518), and is part of a series that will be released in the coming weeks.
"It is IOGA of NY's educational and ethical obligation to communicate with the public, other stakeholders and elected officials by offering fact-based informational materials and presentations," said Brad Gill, IOGA of NY's executive director. "'Fuel for Thought' is one way we can continue to do that and, at the same time, highlight the great benefits that increased natural gas development will have on New York, its residents and communities.
The segment released today features John Conrad, a senior hydrogeologist and president of Poughkeepsie-based Conrad Geoscience Corp., and Dennis Holbrook, executive vice president of Norse Energy, with offices in Buffalo. Both are IOGA of NY members.
IOGA of NY, representing nearly 400 individuals and companies engaged in the oil and natural gas industry, promotes the common interests of its members who represent all industry sectors. IOGA of NY members are committed to operating safely, efficiently and with great care and stewardship on behalf of the state's natural resources. IOGA of NY and its members strive to educate the public about the positive impacts the oil and gas industry has had – and will continue to have – on New York's economy and quality of life.