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

IOGAWV Capitol Report Update

Your IOGAWV Executive Committee, Governmental Affairs Committee and lobbying team are very pleased and excited to inform you that two HIGH PRIORITY pieces of legislation have passed both chambers and will be soon sent to Governor Jim Justice to become law.  Here is a brief overview of these two very important bills: HOUSE BILL 4090 [...]

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

IOGAWV Endorsed and Supported Legislation 

Your Association leadership and lobbying team are pleased to inform you that several important pieces of legislation are live and moving!  They are described here: Committee Substitute for HB-4090 (The Marginal Well / Plugging Bill), is a bill to reduce the severance tax on marginal oil and natural gas wells, excluding wells utilizing horizontal drilling techniques [...]

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

The Ninth Annual Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference

The Ninth Annual Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference April 20-21, 2020 Morgantown, WV www.mmdcwv.com     What does the future hold for natural gas development? Scott Potter, RBN Energy Join industry leaders at the 2020 Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference for a market update from Scott Potter with RBN Energy. Potter is Managing Director of Business [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Action Alerts|0 Comments

Online Buyer’s Guide

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) is pleased to inform you the  IOGAWV Buyers’ Guide,  THE premier resource of relevant products and services for oil and gas professionals is now available at the IOGAWV website at www.iogawv.com. Overland Park, Kansas-based Strategic Value Media is proud to  provide IOGAWV members with this [...]

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