West Virginia Strong – The Comeback

On Monday, April 27, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice unveiled his comprehensive plan to reopen various aspects of the state and its economy, putting West Virginia on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is called “West Virginia Strong – The Comeback” and allows businesses in certain sectors to reopen in phases over ...

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2020-04-29T14:14:55+00:00April 29th, 2020|

IOGAWV Charitable Services Survey

IOGAWV knows its members are giving back to their communities during this pandemic.  Please take 4 minutes to answer the 8 questions below.  When complete, just click on the IOGAWV logo above to return to the home page. Thank you for all you're doing for your families, your employees and your communities during this ...

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2020-04-29T14:59:43+00:00April 29th, 2020|

Second Economic Aid Package Passes Congress; Additional SBA Loan Dollars Available

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wishes to inform you that late this afternoon, Thursday, April 23, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $484 billion economic aid package that replenishes the SBA Paycheck Protection Program funding. This legislation was passed by the U. S. Senate earlier this week. This second ...

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2020-04-24T18:24:40+00:00April 24th, 2020|

Equitrans Gathering Study

Equitrans Gathering Will Change Equitrans L.P. (Equitrans) is determined to do something with its gathering lines.  Equitrans sold some gathering lines in the southern part of its system,  but according to a recent study still holds a gathering system that extends through Monongalia, Marion, Taylor, Harrison, Wetzel, Tyler, Ritchie and Doddridge counties of West Virginia, ...

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2020-05-05T06:37:18+00:00April 24th, 2020|

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 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The ...

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2020-05-04T14:05:38+00:00April 20th, 2020|

The American Red Cross Needs Our Support

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia, in its response to a call for assistance from the American Red Cross, wishes to convey this important information to all members and companies who may wish to help. The American Red Cross is in constant need for blood, platelets and AB Elite plasma.  As of ...

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2020-04-17T19:45:53+00:00April 17th, 2020|

OSHA ISSUES MEMORANDUM ON ENFORCEMENT

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia wishes to inform all members that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued this Memorandum on Discretion in Enforcement when Considering an Employer’s Good Faith Efforts During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic, which will take effect immediately and remain in effect until further ...

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2020-04-17T19:40:32+00:00April 17th, 2020|

Public Health Standards for Businesses Remaining Open During the COVID-19 Outbreak

64CSR114 TITLE 64 LEGISLATIVE RULE BUREAU FOR PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES SERIES 114 PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS FOR BUSINESSES REMAINING OPEN DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK ?64-114-1. General. 1.1. Scope -- This emergency rule establishes uniform public health standards for businesses operating in the state during the declared state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and ...

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2020-07-02T06:07:01+00:00April 17th, 2020|

New policy sets social distancing requirements for retailers in all 55 W.Va. counties

By Brad McElhinny in News | April 16, 2020 at 4:09PM West Virginia has established a new health order establishing statewide standards for social distancing in stores that remain open as the state continues to try to slow the spread of coronavirus. The broader order has hit even as discussions have heightened in recent days over how and when West Virginia ...

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2020-04-17T17:08:50+00:00April 17th, 2020|
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