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Gas/Oil Property Taxes Benefiting WV

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2016

 

OIL/GAS PROPERTY TAXES BENEFITTING WV COUNTIES

 

Charleston, WV – Property taxes on oil and natural gas production in 2016 will provide county governments in West Virginia with just over $134 million to fund local school systems and vital community services, representatives of the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association announced recently. 

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ACP to Host Construction Expos

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WVONGA Hires Anne C. Blankenship As Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Bryan Brown

(304) 546-5500

 

WVONGA Hires Anne C. Blankenship As Executive Director

Charleston, W.Va. (November 14, 2016) – The West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) has hired Anne C. Blankenship to serve as the organizations’ executive director, representatives announced today. 

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WVONGA to Host “Embracing Energy” Conference Nov. 10-11

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CONTACT:

Steve Perdue

(304) 343-1609

 

WVONGA to Host “Embracing Energy” Conference Nov. 10-11

 

Charleston, WV (October 20, 2016) – Encouraging and mentoring women in the oil and natural gas industry is the goal of the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association’s (WVONGA) 3rd Annual Embracing Energy Conference, to take place in Charleston November 10-11, organization representatives announced. 

“I see incredible opportunity for women to share their talents in the energy sector,” said Maribeth Anderson, Director of Community & Government Relations for Southwestern Energy, and the first woman to serve as president of the association. “The Embracing Energy Conference will bring together women from inside and outside of the gas industry to share their experience, wisdom and knowledge with conference attendees, and I would encourage anyone interested in this opportunity to attend.”

Anderson said the event will be held auditorium of the Columbia Gas Building, located on MacCorkle Avenue in Charleston.  The conference will kickoff with a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 12:15pm and run through the evening, to include a reception and dinner.  On Friday, November 11, the event will start at 8:00am and conclude by noon. 

Featured topics and presenters will include:

  • Work/Life Balance – Susan Brewer, Steptoe & Johnson, and Debra Degner, The Leadership Bridge, LLC 
  • Industry History & Overview – Kelley M. Goes, Jackson Kelly         
  • Oil & Gas Industry Safety – Beth Howell, New Pig Energy
  • Pipelines & FERC - Brianne Kurdock, Babst Calland 
  • Geopolitical Overview - Kathy Beckett Member Steptoe & Johnson
  • Standing Up & Standing Out in an Industry Slowdown – Allison Valli and Shirley Wulf, Dimensions Leadership Group
  • Women & Industry Panel – Jessica Blake Brisedine, EQT; Katharine Fredriksen, CONSOL; Julie Hines, Seneca Resources; and, Leslie Gearhart, Trans Energy, Inc. 

To register, visit the events page of the WVONGA website at www.wvonga.com.   

 

For additional information, contact Rebekah Hogue at (304) 343-1609.


Take the American Energy Challenge During National Energy Awareness Month

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For Immediate Release

October 4, 2016

 

Take the American Energy Challenge

During National Energy Awareness Month

 

Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia oil and natural gas organizations, as well as those from across the region and nation, are coming together during the month of October to celebrate National Energy Awareness Month and highlight the thousands of products made from refined or processed crude oil and natural gas.

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Natural Gas Industry Energizing Education in West Virginia

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CONTACT:                                                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bryan Brown

(304) 546-5500

 

Natural Gas Industry Energizing Education in West Virginia

 Charleston, W.Va. (September 26, 2016) – West Virginia’s natural gas industry is providing significant financial and in-kind support to a variety of educational and youth-focused initiatives in the areas of STEM programming, workforce development, youth athletics, teacher training and general student needs

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Daily Mail editorial: Pipeline system growth is good economic news

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There wasn’t a big media splash like you see for many economic development announcements, but news that Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. received federal approval for $100 million in local expansions is a big economic development win for West Virginia.

Last week, the Houston-based company received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build two compressor stations in Kanawha County as part of its Broad Run Expansion Project

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WVONGA seeking an Executive Director

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Three power plants worth $2B planned in WV; Moundsville to begin construction this year

Three power plants worth $2B planned in WV; Moundsville to begin construction this year

By Darlene J. Swiger | Aug 14, 2016 | The Exponent Telegram

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This is an artist rendering of of the $615 million Moundsville Power Plant that is expected to be under construction in a few weeks

CLARKSBURG — Work is continuing to bring three natural-gas-fired power plants to West Virginia, with an estimated $2 billion investment in

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US Methanol CEO believes several plants can be built in Mountain State

US Methanol CEO believes several plants can be built in Mountain State

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By  | August 16, 2016 | WV MetroNews

INSTITUTE, W.Va. — The California-based company that plans to operate two methanol plants in the Kanawha Valley will use plants in other parts of the world that are no longer in operation.

US Methanol CEO Brad Gunn tells MetroNews

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