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

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

SBA Updates and Latest Business Re-opening Information

SBA UPDATES ITS PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) DOCUMENT On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted timely additional guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established by section 1102 of the Coronavirus [...]

By | May 14th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

General Water Pollution Control Permit for CMB Wells And COVID – 19 Comeback Information From WVU’s Encova Center

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wishes to inform you of this Official Public Notice from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 @ 5:19 PM PUBLIC NOTICE GENERAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT FOR WATER PRODUCED FROM COALBED METHANE WELLS The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Office [...]

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

Equitrans Gathering Study

Equitrans L.P. (Equitrans) is determined to do something with its gathering lines.  Equitrans sold some gathering lines in the southern part of its system,  but according to a recent study still holds a gathering system that extends through Monongalia, Marion, Taylor, Harrison, Wetzel, Tyler, Ritchie and Doddridge counties of West Virginia, and Green and Fayette [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments