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Co Tenancy Agenda v2

The West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) is one of the oldest and deeply-rooted trade associations in the state.  This longevity reflects the critical role the industry has played in our state’s history, and also gives confidence to the vibrant future ahead of it.

Representing all facets of the industry – exploration, production, transportation and ancillary services – WVONGA is the authoritative voice on all things oil and natural gas.  The organization focuses on the objectives of membership support and networking, public education and awareness, and legislative/regulatory advocacy.

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staff abOil and natural gas production in West Virginia has increased exponentially over the past decade, and we are just scratching the surface.   What an exciting time to be involved in this thriving industry with so much more to come.   With the advancements in technology that have allowed us to access the enormous oil and natural gas reserves in the Marcellus and Utica shales, production is going up and new ideas for end uses of natural gas are emerging.....(read more)

Total Direct Jobs 2018: 22,514

Severance tax distributed to State/Counties FY 2018: $138.8 Million

Total wages 2017: $1.5 Billion

Property tax distributed to counties FY 2018: $88.6 Million

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UNIFY

UNIFY

A platform for sharing ideas and solutions.

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EDUCATE

EDUCATE

Our annual publication, Gas Facts.

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ADVOCATE

ADVOCATE

Advocacy before state legislature & leadership.

CELEBRATE

CELEBRATE

Sharing stories and photos of our dynamic industry.

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- WVONGA builds community. We give members a platform for sharing ideas and solutions, and provide resources and education to strengthen the industry. Learn how to join today.

Icon EducateEDUCATE - Easy access to statistics, research and analysis through our annual publication, Gas Facts. By answering misinformation with fact, WVONGA clearly demonstrates the benefits of increasing natural gas production.  

Icon AdvocateADVOCATE - By maintaining relationships with legislatures and their staff, WVONGA ensures member concerns and preferences will be heard at the capitol. 

Icon CelebrateCELEBRATE -  A Century of Service, published for WVONGA’s 2015 anniversary celebration, highlights the events, leaders, and businesses that shaped the first 90 years of oil and natural gas in West Virginia. Filled with photographs and historical details, it is an informative and enjoyable resource.

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