Travelers Oil & Gas Insurance Program

Travelers, in conjunction with the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA), is pleased to announce a new oil & gas insurance program open to qualifying members of WVONGA. This program includes products and services designed to meet the unique and complex needs of oil and gas businesses.

In order to be eligible for the program, a WVONGA member must be in good standing with the association, as well as:

    • Maintain a loss ratio of 55% (excluding one large loss in last 3 yrs.)
    • Participate in one WVONGA/Travelers safety seminar annually
    • Comply with Risk Control recommendations (consultant and policyholder will agree on strategy)
    • Must fit Travelers desired classes of business
    • Utilize contracts – IADC, MSA’s, JOA’s

Insureds benefits of the program include:

  • Policy discount for eligible members Underwriters that work exclusively with the oil and gas industry
  • Control of Well Coverage – Offered on an admitted basis (where approved)
  • Value-added well control services for customers with Control of Well coverage
  • Team of Claim professionals that work exclusively with the oil and gas industry
  • Team of dedicated Risk Control professionals and access to comprehensive safety and risk management tools and resources
  • Access to our comprehensive safety and risk management tools and resources

Please fill out the Eligibility Checklist and submit with your insurance application.


Please contact your Travelers agent/broker for additional information. If your current agent is not contracted with Travelers, the agent can access the program through Towerstone, Inc.


Please contact your local Travelers Oil & Gas representative for additional information about the program. You can also contact the WVONGA or Travelers Oil & Gas contacts listed below.

Corky DeMarco or Charlene Hoback
PO Box 3231
Charleston, WV 25332
Phone: (304) 343-1609

Joel Parise
Travelers Oil & Gas
Phone: (720) 200-8290


Corky Demarco
Executive Director

PO Box 3231 | Charleston WV 25332 | Phone: 304.343.1609 Fax: 304.343.5610 | Toll Free: 866.343.1609