Credit Interchange Division

The Credit Interchange Division (CID), operating as a cooperative venture among PESA member companies since 1955, facilitates the confidential exchange of up-to-date ledger experience among its member companies and divisions. CID currently maintains a database of over 50,000 ledger entries on nearly 10,000 existing and potential customers.

CID provides secure Internet access to its credit database, providing increased connectivity, functionality and ease of use to those members who utilize CID to assist them in the effective management of their receivables. 

CID membership is available to PESA Industry Member companies who maintain a distinct credit department.

If you would like further information on becoming a member of CID, please contact the PESA-CID office at 713-932-6622.

Quarterly International DSO Survey

CID's Quarterly International DSO Survey provides a means whereby CID member companies can anonymously share comparative DSO (days sales outstanding) information by country.

Our next survey will cover the period from July-September, 2014. If you would like to participate, please check this page in mid-July for the submission template.

Oil & Gas Lien Law Statutes by State

Listed below are links to the mechanics and materialmen lien statues for several oil and gas producing states. If you have further questions or need legal representation, you are encouraged to contact the law office listed on the cover letter. These attorneys have provided this information "gratis" for the purpose of assisting our group.

  • Lien Law Summary
  • Alaska
    Updated October 19, 2010
    Provided by Robert P. Crowther
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • California
    Updated August 13, 2008
    Provided by William Winfield
    Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton
    Oxnard, California
  • Colorado
    Updated October 21, 2008
    Provided by Barry L. Wilkie
    Jones & Keller, P.C.
    Denver, Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
    Updated May 12, 2010
    Provided by Benjamin W. Kadden
    Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
    Updated November 19, 2008
    Provided by Crowley, Haughey, Hanson, Toole & Dietrich, P.L.L.P.
    Billings, Montana
  • New Mexico
    Reviewed April 8, 2014
  • New York
  • North Dakota
    Updated July 10, 2008
    Provided by Randall Sickler
    Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm
    Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
    Updated March 25, 2014
    Provided by Larry Ball
    Hall Estill Attorneys at Law
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
    Updated November 11, 2008
    Provided by C. Warren Trainor
    Ehman, Van Denbergh & Trainor, P.C.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
    Updated July 11, 2008
    Provided by Thomas Graslie
    Graslie Law Firm
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Texas
    Texas Lien Form
    Texas Notification Letter
    Updated September 22, 2008
    Provided by Phil Snow
    Snow Fogel Spence LLP
    Houston, Texas
  • Wyoming


Next Meeting

2014 CID Annual Meeting

CID's Annual Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for credit personnel to meet with peers from participating member companies and discuss issues that affect their day-to-day operations.

October 22 - 24, 2014
Details and Registration