“Best hope for WV”

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 [...]

By | January 24th, 2019|Industry News|Comments Off on “Best hope for WV”

Energy Speaks Infrastructure Conference Highlights

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 [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Brooke County natural gas power plant clears critical hurdle

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 [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Phenomenal Philharmonic!

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 [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Meeting with legislative leadership

Prior to the start of the 2018 WV Chamber of Commerce Business Summit sessions Friday, IOGAWV representatives had a chance to converse with the state's legislative leadership.  Pictured from left are Jim Fealy, with the Law Offices of Philip A. Reale, newly elected West Virginia House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael [...]

By | August 31st, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

IOGAWV Members Speaking at 2nd ABGPA Midstream Conference

IOGAWV Executive Director Charlie Burd, along with other IOGAWV members, is speaking at the 2nd Annual Appalachian Basin GPA Midstream (ABGPA Midstream) Conference on Thursday, September 20th. Burd will be part of the O&G Associations Panel, Steve Hedrick of MATRIC is giving an update on the Appalachian Storage and Trading Hub, David Marks of Dominion [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Summer Meeting News Coverage

Please read these samples of the media coverage from the Summer Meeting. From the West Virginia News: The opening of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia’s summer meeting early Monday continued the organization’s push to promote what current President Marc Monteleone said are great opportunities in the natural gas and oil industry [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments