Supporting the industry that supports West Virginia


The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia is a statewide, non-profit trade association representing companies engaged in the extraction and production of natural gas and oil in West Virginia. To learn more about how to join our Association, click here.

2015 Winter Meeting 

Thank you for attending our largest event of the year on February 10-11 at the Charleston Marriott! For available presentations from the meeting see below links:
WV Federal and State Tax Update     
Shale Cracking - Baker Hughes
US Chamber    
Drill Bit Technology & Application - Baker Hughes
John Walker, EnerVest    
AutoTrak Rotary Steerable System - Baker Hughes
"Pump Friendly" Wellbore Design - Baker Hughes

Energy Speaks

Energy Speaks is a campaign sponsored by the Just Beneath the Surface Alliance. The purpose of the Alliance is to provide the public with facts, clarify false information and offer an in-depth look into the natural gas industry. 

2015 Summer Meeting

Mark your calendars for the 2015 Summer Meeting held at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs on August 2nd - 4th. Details and a list of activities will be available soon!

Latest Newsletter

To keep up with the latest news from the West Virginia oil and natural gas industry, check out the monthly IOGAWV newsletter. Hear from Board members and industry experts about upcoming events, the latest industry trends and what is in store for the future of WV oil and natural gas.

IOGAWV Online Buyers' Guide

The IOGAWV Online Buyers’ Guide, the premier resource for relevant products and services for oil and gas industry professionals, is now available.  The 2013 version of the Guide features updated and expanded company and product listings, and provides IOGAWV members and other industry professionals with an efficient way to browse for goods and services, plus exceptional visibility by showcasing their products and services to a targeted, industry-specific buyer group.

Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy

Students participating in the Academy at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia learn about leadership, the energy industry and career opportunities, how to prepare for those opportunities and what this important industry means to West Virginia and the nation.

Scholarship Program

In 1988, the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia, Inc. (IOGAWV) established its Scholarship Program in an effort to become more involved in higher education in West Virginia. The Scholarship Program rewards outstanding scholastic achievements of high school seniors whose parents work in the oil and natural gas industry for IOGAWV membership companies.