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IOGAWV and WVONGA Issue Joint Statement on Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Berkshire Hathaway Acquisition of Dominion Energy

The decision to vacate the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project is deeply disappointing. The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) and West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) had just recently celebrated a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed the project to advance, injecting more than $2 billion into our economy. When [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Governor’s Executive Orders by Number

50-20 Regarding Circumstances For Wearing Face Coverings In Confined, Indoor Spaces 49-20 That Declares And Order Provisions Of Previous Executive Orders Are Amended And Supplemented Regarding Fairs, Festivals, Amusement Parks, And Prohibited Activities 48-20 Regarding All Units Within The Executive Branch Of State Government Shall Take Immediate Action To Effect A Spending Reduction Of Their General [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Safeland Training Offered

        Need SafeLandUSA training? Tuesday 7/7/20         SafeLandUSA on Tuesday 7/7/20 Address for the SafeLandUSA class is listed below. 2000 Green River Drive Fairmont, WV 26554 Click "Book Now' to book your seat in the class!     Book Now         Copyright © Benchmark SH&E Services, LLC, All [...]

By | June 29th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

WV’s Morrisey, Texas’s Paxton lead 18 GOP AGs in requesting U.S. Supreme Court stay on pipeline permit ruling

by Matt Harvey MANAGING EDITOR WASHINGTON (June 18, 2020) — The Republican attorneys general for 18 states, led by West Virginia's Patrick Morrisey and Texas's Ken Paxton, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay a district court judge's decision to vacate a permit used for oil and gas pipeline projects throughout the country. The [...]

By | June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

US SBA Announces A Revised Paycheck Protection Program Loan and “EZ” Forgiveness Application

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, user-friendly Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020. In addition to revising the full forgiveness application, the SBA also published a new “EZ” version of the forgiveness application applying to borrowers [...]

By | June 17th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Distracted Driving and Summer Safety Webinar

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia is announcing it is partnering with the West Virginia Propane Association to offer a Distracted Driving and Summer Safety Webinar to be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Learn how to avoid and prevent obvious driving mistakes as well what precautions all employees should be taking to stay [...]

By | June 17th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

IOGA PRODUCES Update: OSHA Memorandum & Red Cross Call for Support

  OSHA ISSUES MEMORANDUM ON ENFORCEMENT The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wishes to inform all members that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued this Memorandum on Discretion in Enforcement when Considering an Employer’s Good Faith Efforts During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic, which will take effect immediately [...]

By | June 16th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

U.S. Senate Passes Legislation Giving PPP Loan Recipients Greater Flexibility

Wednesday night, by unanimous consent, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that will provide more flexibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) recipients.   The legislation will extend the window for businesses to be able to spend loans granted under the program. In the $2.2 Trillion dollar funding package originally passed in March, businesses were given eight [...]

By | June 4th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Executive Order 40-20

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT At Charleston EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 40-20 By the Governor   WHEREAS, a State of Emergency was declared on the Sixteenth Day of March, Two Thousand Twenty for all counties in West Virginia (the "State of Emergency Declaration"), to allow agencies to coordinate and create necessary measures to prepare for [...]

By | June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments