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Ad Valorem Tax Committee
Provides a forum for discussion of ad valorem tax matters and counsels with appropriate agencies on ad valorem taxes at all levels. The committee includes five subcommittees for producing property equipment, public service properties, manufacturing plants, watercraft and drilling rigs.
Excise-Income Tax Committee
Provides a forum for the discussion of tax matters including administrative regulations. Subcommittees include severance tax, sales and use tax, income-franchise tax and motor fuel tax. Each subcommittee is composed of experts in the specific field.
Offers the opportunity for the discussion of laws and regulations affecting the industry and furnishes suggestions for revision or improvements.
Government Affairs Committee
Analyzes state legislation, prepares legislation and amendments when needed, supervises staff reports on all legislation of industry interests, presents industry views to the legislature when needed, coordinates industry activity to pass or defeat selected legislation.
Provides an opportunity for discussion of legislation and/or regulations affecting the industry as well as input into the development of said legislation and regulations.
Public Affairs Committee
Assists in the promotion of a public relations program designed to acquaint members of the new media, government and the public with the facts about the industry and its significance to the state and the nation. The External Affairs Committee also assists with special legislative issues.
Refinery Mangers Committee
Provides a forum for the refinery managers to discuss the various issues and regulations affecting the refining aspects of the petroleum industry.
Refinery Environmental Managers Committee
The Refinery Environmental Managers Committee provides a forum to discuss state and federal environmental issues affecting the industry. The committee is responsible for formulation of the strategy for commenting on regulations.
Other standing and special committees are established by the association on an as needed basis to handle specific issues which either do not fall under the scope of other existing committees or require a greater level of expertise.