The West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, chartered in 1915, is one of the oldest trade associations in the state, and is the only association that serves the entire oil and gas industry.

WVONGA members operate in virtually every county in West Virginia. Our members employ thousands of people across the state, having payrolls totaling hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Our members have a cumulative investment of nearly $10 billion in West Virginia, own about 20,000 oil and gas wells, have more then 15,000 miles of pipeline crisscrossing the state and provide oil and natural gas to roughly 300,000 West Virginia homes and businesses.

Still holding true to its mission for more than 90 years, WVONGA is a recognized leader on state legislative issues, regulatory affairs and environmental matters. WVONGA serves its membership by staying involved in a broad range of economic, environmental, legal and regulatory issues by providing a variety of services and programs.

The Mission of WVONGA is to maximize and unify the voice of the membership for the benefit of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Industry.Our committees provide a vehicle through which our members can share ideas and develop solutions to industry issues.

Our website contains a wealth of information about the oil and gas industry, hydraulic fracturing, services to members, instructional videos, and governmental contacts. 

Start your tour of the site with The WVONGA Story video - watch and learn!

Joining is Easy

Interested in becoming a member? Download the membership application!

Only members get to review the full company profiles of other members...and use the safety library...and use the upcoming Service Directory!

Member Types

Our active members fall into the following categories:

  • Integrated Energy Companies
  • Storage/Transmission
  • Distribution
  • Production
  • Gathering
  • Processing
  • Gas Marketers
  • Service/Supply (Allied member**)
  • Consulting & Professional Services***

**Our allied members serve the industry through drilling, pipeline construction, well and field service and supply.

***Our consulting and professional members are involved in environmental consulting, legal and financial management, and public relations.

Our associate members are businesses engaged in activities related to or supporting the oil and natural gas industry and royalty owners.


Corky Demarco
Executive Director

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