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

Overland Park, Kansas-based Strategic Value Media is proud to  provide IOGAWV members with this useful and easily accessible year-round resource.

“This comprehensive Guide offers a year-round resource of a vast network of industry suppliers and will greatly assist industry professionals in making educated purchasing decisions throughout the year,” said Charlie Burd, Executive Director of the IOGAWV. “Once again, Strategic Value Media has done an exceptional job with this Guide and the response to this Guide by the industry has been phenomenal.”

The 2020 version of the Guide features updated and expanded company and product listings, in addition to other valuable information relating to the oil and gas marketing industry.  The Guide also offers oil and gas suppliers and companies exceptional visibility by showcasing their products and services to a targeted, industry-specific buyer group.

If your company or business has not yet taken advantage of this exceptional opportunity to highlight your products and services in the Guide, it is not too late! To learn more about advertising your product or services within this exclusive Guide, please email



First Aid, CPR and AED Training
Sessions to be Offered

The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV), the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) and the West Virginia Manufacturers Association (WVMA) have teamed up to offer members a comprehensive first aid, CPR and AED training course in two locations.

The first session is on Tuesday, March 24, at TC Energy’s auditorium in Charleston. The second session is on Tuesday, march 31, at the Bridgeport Country Club. Both sessions will cover the same material and will run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Space is limited to 50 registrants at each location and are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

This National Saftey Council course is lead by an expert in occupational first aid training and has curriculum and content that includes: how to prevent disease transmission; bleeding and wound care; poisoning, allergic reactions and choking; among other things.This proven method of instruction improves skill mastery and long-term retention.

The registration fee is $75 and includes instruction/certification and lunch.

Click here to access the online registration. Upon completion of the form, you will be prompted to pay via credit card or to be invoiced.





 IOGA and  WVONGA are excited to announce that the oil and gas industry has been granted the opportunity to have its very own designated West Virginia license plate!!

This special license plate will identify you as a supporter of oil and gas and will help promote our industry.

We are currently in the application phase and we MUST get a minimum of 250 applications and checks before the WVDOH will design and produce the plate, so please send us your application immediately!!

Please click here for the official “WV OIL AND NATURAL GAS LICENSE PLATE” application and instructions.

Please follow instructions on the application (The name must appear on the application exactly as it is show on your vehicle registration card).  Make your check for $91.50 per application payable to IOGAWV.  Once completed, please mail the application with your check to:

Charlie Burd, Executive Director
Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia
300 Summers St Suite 820
Charleston WV, 25301