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

MEMBER'S PRESS RELEASE Release date: 06/27/2018 Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323 Craig Blair Eric Nelson Finance Chairmen: Natural Gas Severance Taxes Too Volatile to Properly Fund PEIA CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Chairmen of the Legislature’s two Finance Committees today said increasing severance taxes on natural gas would be the wrong way to properly fund the Public Employees Ins...

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Energy industry calls for West Virginia Legislature to update laws, regulations

CHARLESTON — Some of the state’s outdated laws and regulations need to be updated to allow the natural gas industry to grow and prosper in the Mountain State, said two industry officials. Anne Blankenship of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and Brett Loflin, vice president, regulatory affairs for Northeast Natural Energy and Independent Oil and Gas Association Board of...

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Oil, Natural Gas industry officials meet with W.Va. legislative leaders

Release from the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Industry and W.Va. legislative leaders outlined the importance of the oil and natural gas industry to West Virginia’s future during a brief press conference Monday at the Capitol rotunda. The Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) hosted the event at the Legislature with IO...

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