IOGAWV Committed to Reducing Methane Emissions!!! As recently announced by Shale Crescent and at the Marcellus to Manufacturing Conference, if the Appalachian Basin were a country, it would be the third largest natural gas producing nation in the world. The region has transformed into a natural gas powerhouse in the past decade, and is [...]
REGISTER NOW! Make plans now to attend this important seminar on April 23rd from 10am - 2pm sponsored by IOGAWV and the WVU Extension Service at the Days Inn in Flatwoods. Lunch will be provided. This hands-on course provides knowledge of how to use, create, implement and control Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) for the worksite. [...]
Those who suffer from Substance Use Disorder do not have to suffer the road to recovery alone. To see Charlie Burd's remarks, click here.
The status of the proposed Appalachian Storage and Trade Hub, as well as the oil and gas industry in general, was a primary topic Wednesday at the 2019 winter meeting of the Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia. IOGAWV President Brett Loflin said the two-day conference likely set a record in terms of [...]
Energy Speaks and West Virginia Roundtable presented the first Energy Infrastructure Summit, a free event at Embassy Suites in Charleston, designed to share information and ideas about West Virginia's growing oil and natural gas industry. Presenters and panelists discussed the Appalachian Storage Hub Update, working together to grow the industry, the economic impact of the [...]
The U.S. Department of Energy named a new director of the agency’s National Energy Technology Laboratory. The new director, Brian Anderson, comes from West Virginia University’s Energy Institute. Read more...
Carter-Jones Lumber is supporting our industry!
A recent decision by the West Virginia Supreme Court could be the paradigm shift supporters of using the state’s natural gas to create electricity, instead of coal, have been waiting for. Late Thursday, the West Virginia Supreme Court issued a unanimous memorandum decision in favor of Energy Solutions Consortium, affirming the siting certificate for ESC [...]
IOGAWV Executive Director Charlie Burd and his wife, Leone, were guests of US Methanol, Karel Komarek and the Czech-based Komarek Family Foundation, parent company of US Methanol. The night was highlighted with a welcome from Hynek Kmonicek, the Czech Republic Ambassador to the United States and a rousing performance by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. US [...]
US Methanol Participates in the 100th Anniversary of the Czech Republic’s Independence IOGAWV Executive Director, Charlie Burd, and wife Leone, were part of a large contingent invited to Washington DC, to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Czech Republic’s independence. This event was held on Monday evening at the Kennedy Center. Charlie and Leone [...]