— Compare the effectiveness of states’ oil and natural gas tax policies to see which states ensure that tax revenue is available in the right amount, time, and location to manage drilling-related increases in the local demand for services. See which states invest in long-term infrastructure and economic diversification.read moreof What Do Local Governments Receive from Oil and Gas Production Taxes?
— Analysis shows that proposed federal royalty reforms will increase the cost of delivering natural gas to domestic power plants by a greater amount than coal.read moreof Outcomes of Higher Federal Coal and Natural Gas Royalty Rates
— This report includes seven major energy-producing states and a new interactive adds four more (AR, LA, and PA). The study and interactive compare how local governments receive production tax revenue from unconventional oil and natural gas.read moreof Unconventional Oil and Gas Revenues to Local Governments
— Lower oil prices could be great for the economy, but for the communities dependent on drilling, the price drop may prove challenging for several reasons.read moreof Falling Oil Prices: Good for the U.S. Economy, Bad for Shale Communities?