IOGA Fall Meeting a Success


The annual IOGA Fall Membership Meeting that was held October 14, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Mt. Vernon, IL was a success.  Attendance was down somewhat from previous years, however, considering what is happening in the industry at this time, we definitely had a great crowd.  Approximately 80 people were in attendance for this year's event.  


The Holiday Inn Ballroom had been completely remodeled and looked great.  Everyone seemed to enjoy the venue, the speakers, and the dinner.  A special thanks to Kendra Brockamp, Ernie Keirbach, Terry Blain, and Dan Reitz for participating in this year's event.  Thanks also goes out to Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources for his pre-recorded message to everyone.


Thanks also to our sponsors for helping to make the meeting possible.  (BITCO Ins. Corp., Campbell Energy, CountryMark, Lincoln Crude Oil Marketing, Bi-Petro, Geo. N. Mitchell Drlg. Co., Gesell's Pump Sales & Svc., Peoples National Bank, Wood Energy, Pioneer Oilfield Services, Pump Repair Specialist, Schwartz Oilfield Svcs., Shakespeare Oil Co., Law Offices of Matthew McArthy, Armstrong Tool, GeoSearch Oil & Gas, Independent Supply, Stewart Producers, Walter Oil Tool Company)


We also wish to thank Brad Richards for helping with the meeting.  


We hope everyone in attendance enjoyed their afternoon and evening with us.  See you next year!




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IOGA has been the voice of the Illinois oil and gas industry since 1944. Our primary mission will always be to protect, preserve and advance the interests of those involved in oil and gas development and production. But benefits of membership do not end there. Our Annual Convention & Trade Show is among the best attended oil & gas events in the country and, along with the new website, offers unmatched networking opportunities for our members.

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