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 |2020-03-05T08:24:33+00:00November 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. This [...]

By |2020-04-04T12:57:38+00:00October 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 |2018-08-31T13:45:01+00:00August 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 |2018-08-17T15:20:09+00:00August 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 |2020-03-16T02:38:25+00:00August 16th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Ethane storage hub may boost West Virginia economy (Daily Mail WV)

A key project consistently linked to West Virginia's China Energy deal is being pitched as the backbone of a petrochemical - and economic - revival in the Mountain State. West Virginia's congressional delegation is partnering with industry groups pushing for what could be an epicenter for the underground storage of natural gas liquids and chemical [...]

By |2018-06-29T22:19:00+00:00June 29th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Ethane storage hub: Tri-state agreement aims for cooperation first (Daily Mail WV)

Officials in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania are all vying for a piece of the petrochemical pie, served up hot and fresh from the region's boom in natural gas production. Although the three states compete with each other for investments like the Appalachian Storage and Trading Hub, an agreement between them aims to promote the [...]

By |2018-06-29T22:14:40+00:00June 29th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Finance Chairmen: Natural Gas Severance Taxes Too Volatile to Properly Fund PEIA

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Chairmen of the Legislature’s two Finance Committees said increasing severance taxes on natural gas would be the wrong way to properly fund the Public Employees Insurance Agency because that revenue stream is far too volatile to fund such a vital program. House Finance Committee Chairman Eric Nelson, R-Kanawha, and Senate Finance Committee [...]

By |2020-05-25T23:12:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments
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