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West Virginia’s Reputation is On the Rise

Reputation is Everything - - And West Virginia's is on the Rise West Virginia's reputation for investment potential is ranked fifth highest in the world - - at least regarding oil and gas exploration and production. A report recently issued by the Fraser Institute found that the Mountain State is one of the most attractive areas to invest in the oi...
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One More BIG Reason for an Appalachian Storage Hub

On August 29, 2017, West Virginia University's Energy Institute presented its results on a study focused on our region's ability to attract and support the petrochemical industry through the development of a natural gas liquids storage hub. Natural gas liquids (NGLs) create the building blocks used in the petrochemical industry to make the things w...
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Good News and Bad News -- Good News First

In the past couple of weeks, oil and gas news has indicated growth and challenges for the industry in West Virginia. According to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, oil and gas production has increased for 13 consecutive years in a row, based on recently issued 2016 production data. At a time of low commodity prices, continui...
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The Storage Hub Solution

I have learned many things in my first seven months as executive director of WVONGA, but one thing is abundantly clear - - there is a lot of passion for this industry in West Virginia. The excitement is contagious. The opportunities are enormous due to the vast quantities of oil and gas beneath our feet. There are obvious opportunities for our prod...
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WVONGA’s Spring Meeting features top notch industry insight, including: keynote on Shell Chemicals’ PA ethane conve… https://t.co/BDcs0lfRsB

Featuring an impressive lineup of industry, academic and legal experts highlighting the challenges and opportunitie… https://t.co/TtaOVDl6qs

The expected financial returns are higher for a project in the Shale Crescent region (WV, PA, OH) compared with a G… https://t.co/ixxnfEvBrB