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New report highlights importance of oil and gas to West Virginia economy

October 20th, 2021|

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia increased natural gas and oil production 14% and 10%, respectively, from 2019-2020, according to a new report from The Gas and Oil Association of West Virginia. Producers operating in the state have contributed $3 billion in state severance and property tax revenue since ...

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Natural Gas Fuels Industry in WV

October 1st, 2021|

Manufacturing has long been a pillar of West Virginia’s economy, powered by our skilled workforce and an abundance of natural resources. While reflecting on our history provides us with a sense of gratefulness and pride, future opportunities create a sense of innovation, drive, and growth. Behind this drive and ...

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National energy tax burdens consumers, hinders environmental progress

September 22nd, 2021|

By David Callahan & Charlie Burd , Matthew Hammond | RealClearWire A natural gas pipeline under construction in rural Pennsylvania. George Sheldon / Shutterstock Despite repeated pledges from President Joe Biden not to increase taxes on working class families, Congress is weighing new energy tax provisions that would be shouldered by ...

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West Virginia Natural Gas, Oil Industry Urges Congress to Reject Methane Emissions Tax

September 2nd, 2021|

Letter to W.Va. congressional delegation outlines legislation’s harm to consumers, industry CHARLESTON, W.Va., September 2, 2021 – As Congress weighs options to fund the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, the Gas and Oil Association of West Virginia (GO-WV) today sent a letter to West Virginia’s delegation urging against raising taxes on ...

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CAPITO JOINS LETTER URGING BIDEN TO REVERSE CALL ON OPEC TO INCREASE OIL PRODUCTION

August 23rd, 2021|

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joined a letter—led by Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)—to President Biden urging a reversal of his decision to call upon the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies to increase oil production in response to rising gas prices. Senator ...

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