The Utah Petroleum Association (UPA) is comprised of companies from every segment of the petroleum industry who work cooperatively to resolve mutual problems and provide a unified voice for the advancement and improvement of the oil and gas industry in Utah. UPA was founded in 1958 and continues today as the voice of Utah's oil and natural gas industries. We seek to promote the responsible development of Utah's vast natural resources and the manufacture of fuels that keep Utah families and businesses moving.
UPA's mission is to promote and support the oil and gas industry in Utah and the advancement of the interests of our Member Companies. We work to unite and focus the efforts of the industry to maintain a healthy business climate in the State and ensure a fair and predictable legislative and regulatory environment that allows us to operate and be successful. We also strive to educate and be a resource for the public to better understand the petroleum industry and value of having the industry in Utah and importance of the energy and products we produce.
Advocating industry positions and issues before Utah's legislature, executive branch, local governments, and other policy makers.
Acting as industry spokesman with the public and media on the broad range of issues and concerns affecting the State's petroleum industry.
Bringing industry together to understand and unite on proposed regulations and advocating industry's position with key regulatory agencies.
Reaching out to the public through messaging, speaking and events to get feedback, respond to questions and educate in communities where we operate.
Providing opportunites through meetings, golf tournaments, seminars and other events to get to know and interact with other industry members.
Compiling and maintaining up-to-date and timely industry news and information to help keep you and your company informed of emerging issues.