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The West Virginia oil and natural gas industry has been identified by some as a source to fund annual cost increases of $50 million for the Public Employees Insurance Agency.

In a recent commentary, Jay O’Neal, treasurer of the Kanawha County chapter of the West Virginia Education Association, wrote “there is plenty of money available to PEIA without hurting working West Virginians. It’s just a matter of priorities.”

Mr. O’Neal advocates an increase in the natural gas severance tax as a source to fund PEIA, as he believes revenue from the resource will continue to increase. Contrary to Mr. O’Neal’s statement, an increase in the natural gas severance tax would be certain to hurt working West Virginians, as well as the state itself.

CLARKSBURG — Eight energy companies have committed to a plan aimed at reducing the environmental impact of natural gas pipeline construction.

Dominion Energy, Enbridge, EQT Midstream Partners, Kinder Morgan, NiSource, Southern Company Gas, UGI Energy Services and Williams have announced plans to follow the guidelines of new report titled “Improving Steep-Slope Pipeline Construction to Reduce Impacts to Natural Resources.”

PARKERSBURG — A poll of residents living in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions found a positive opinion of the oil and gas industry while the federal agency tasked with their environmental protection had the least trust.

Orion Strategies polled 600 people 18 and older who live along the Ohio River in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The live-interview telephone poll was conducted April 3-6.

  • Nine institutions of higher learning in West Virginia receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program
  • Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives

IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil and its employees, including XTO staff, contributed more than $287,000 to nine institutions of higher education across West Virginia as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2017 Educational Matching Gift Program.

ExxonMobil and XTO employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed almost $72,000 to nine West Virginia colleges and universities, which was matched by over $215,000 in unrestricted grants from the ExxonMobil Foundation. Although grants are unrestricted, colleges and universities are encouraged to designate a portion to math and science programs supporting student engagement.

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