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Oil and natural gas: The rise of West Virginia — WVONGA celebrates 100th anniversary with book, social media campaign

“The history of the oil and natural gas industry worldwide is closely linked to the industry’s birth, growth and expansion in West Virginia. … In fact, the world’s petroleum industry had its roots in West Virginia.” That statement, from the foreword of “A Century of Service,” a history of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, starts. . .”

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Explore WV Press Association’s “Oil and natural gas: The rise of West Virginia . . .” story to continue reading. (pdf)


Gas and Oil Association of WVMembers of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) and West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) voted to merge into one organization — the Gas and Oil Association of WV (GO-WV) in December 2020.

[GO-WV is an industry political advocacy organization]

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