Additional Stimulus Loan Dollars Available

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wishes to inform you that late yesterday, April 21, 2020, the United States Senate approved roughly $484 billion in a second wave of COVID-19 relief funds for small businesses and hospitals and additional funding for testing. This new funding package includes an additional $310 billion for [...]

By | April 22nd, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

IOGAWV Celebrates Earth Day

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia joins people around the world in celebrating Earth Day. We believe environmental stewardship is a vital responsibility. Sustaining the planet for future generations must be a top priority for all of us. Many IOGAWV member companies have announced their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and [...]

By | April 22nd, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Small Business Fund Grand Available

SMALL BUSINESS FUND GRANT AVAILABLE The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wants all members to be aware of the newly announced “Save Small Business Fund”.  The Save Small Business Fund, in collaboration with Vistaprint and with support from Merck, S&P Global Foundation and Travelers, will include contributions from corporations and philanthropic partners including [...]

By | April 20th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Governor Justice Explains Executive Orders on Restricted Travel and Campground Closures

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ESSENTIAL OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY WORKERS The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) wishes to advise and remind all members that over the past few days, in response to the COVID-19 virus and its potential threat to all state residents, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has issued Executive Orders [...]

By | April 2nd, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

DEP Issues New Enforcement Guidance

WVDEP ISSUES ENFORCEMENT GUIDELINES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC On Monday, March 30, 2020, The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia received notice of temporary environmental enforcement and compliance guidelines that will immediately be instituted by the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) in conjunction with those issued on March 26 by the United States [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

MARGINAL WELL / PLUGGING LEGISLATION SIGNED BY GOVERNOR JUSTICE

MARGINAL WELL / PLUGGING LEGISLATION SIGNED BY GOVERNOR JUSTICE Fulfilling a commitment to us made at our 2020 IOGAWV Winter Meeting, Governor Jim Justice has signed into law, Committee Substitute for HB-4090 (The Marginal Well / Plugging Bill). House Bill 4090 reduces the severance tax on marginal oil and natural gas wells, excluding wells utilizing [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

IOGAWV Continuing to Serve Membership

Please see this important message from the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia,  Inc. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the IOGAWV temporarily closed its Charleston, WV office in an effort to stop or prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  During this time of temporary closure, the IOGA staff will be working remotely [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments