Debriefing the 2021 WV Legislative Session – Oil & Gas


Brian Skinner Gas and Oil, Legislation
Oil and gas

By Brian Skinner, Esq. Oil and gas issues were not at the top of the 85th West Virginia Legislature’s agenda during its first regular session. Only one bill directly related to the industry was enacted. Senate Bill 404 amends the Natural Gas Horizontal Well Control Act by authorizing the state Department of Environmental Protection to …Read More

West Virginia Supreme Court hears arguments in horizontal drilling taxation case involving Antero


Brian Skinner Courts, Gas and Oil, Tax Policy

WV News — By Matt Harvey — October 6, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia’s Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday on whether oil and gas companies owe tax on items like sleeping quarters, rented portable toilets and industrial-size trash containers at horizontal drilling sites. At issue is a consumer sales tax assessment …Read More

U.S. presidential hopeful Biden says he would not ban fracking


Brian Skinner Gas and Oil

  Reuter’s – By Jarrett Renshaw – August 31, 2020 PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Monday he would not ban hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of drilling for crude oil and natural gas, if elected and called Republican assertions that he supports such a ban a lie. More . . .   …Read More

Delegate says transition to social services commissioner is chance to make a difference - WV MetroNews ⁦@H2Cstrategies⁩. https://wvmetronews.com/2021/08/01/delegate-says-transition-to-social-services-commissioner-is-chance-to-make-a-difference/

Governor Justice Encourages West Virginians To Register As An Organ Donor With Proclamation https://www.wvpublic.org/health-science/2021-08-02/governor-justice-encourages-west-virginians-to-register-as-an-organ-donor-with-proclamation

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Two States Now Offer Free In-home Nurse Visits for New Parents https://www.route-fifty.com/health-human-services/2021/08/two-states-free-in-home-nurse-parents/184215/ via @routefifty @H2Cstrategies

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