Pub. 1 2019-2020 Issue 4

9. UTAH’S 2020 GUBERNATORIAL RACE Election Day in the U.S. is scheduled for Nov. 3, 2020, when voters in Utah will vote for president, select a new governor and make other decisions. 10. UNDERSTANDING AND SOLVING R = C X V X Y This is the risk equation. The posture of a company's risk is a product of consequence, vulnerability, and threat. Many energy companies use industrial control systems and operational technology (OT). All companies use information technology (IT) - data - in their daily operations. These technologies work across the Internet which brings a heightened vulnerability factor into their risk equation. 12. INDUSTRIAL CYBERSECURITY: A CULTURE CHANGE Reliable operational technology (OT) or industrial control systems (ICS) underpin every facet of American lives. Without them, our defenses, our economy, and our national security engine would grind to a halt — especially when so many of these systems are becoming “smart” and integrated. ©2020 Utah Petroleum Association (UPA) | The newsLINK Group, LLC. All rights reserved. UP DATE is published four times each year by The newsLINK Group, LLC, for the UPA and is the official publication for this association. The information contained in this publication is intended to provide general information for review, consideration and education. The contents do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. If you need le- gal advice or assistance, it is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney as to your circumstances. The statements and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the UPA, its board of directors, or the publisher. Likewise, the appearance of advertise- ments within this publication does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of any product or service advertised. The UP DATE is a collective work, and as such, some articles are submitted by authors who are inde- pendent of UPA. While UP DATE encourages a first-print policy, in cases where this is not possible, every effort has been made to comply with any known reprint guidelines or restrictions. Content may not be reproduced or reprinted without prior written permission. For further information, please contact the publisher at 855.747.4003. 14. GO OPPOSITE IN THE FACE OF UNCERTAINTY Fracking, the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) are all regulatory policies that affect the petroleum industry. 18. STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS This effort was kicked off with the development of a new strategic plan which was approved by UPA member companies on the Communications Committee and the Executive Committee. 18. WELCOME NEW MEMBERS 18. SAVE THE DATE 19. UTAH PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION OIL A ND GAS CLASSIC We hope you will join us for the UPA Oil and Gas Classic on Thursday September 10, 2020. This is our most attended event of the year, so don’t miss out! We understand the challenges we have all faced over the last few months with the drop in crude prices and the pandemic, but we are hoping that this will be a springboard of future success for you and the industry. 20. EIA'S VIEW OF THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON THE ENERGY INDUSTRY The statement of Stephen Nalley, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, before the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Senate, June 16, 2020. 23. MEMBER UPDATE: COMMUNITY GIVING 24. THANK YOU 14. Go Opposite in the Face of Uncertainty 18. Strategic Communications UP DATE 3