News

A change

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Last night, marginal well producers lost several friends in the U.S. Senate, including Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). Senator Heller, ... Read More ...

Prop 112 fails as voters say no to larger setbacks for oil and gas

John Aguilar | Denver Post Proposition 112, the initiative that would dramatically increase oil and gas drilling setbacks from homes, businesses and waterways, was decisively defeated Tuesday night following a ... Read More ...

September Fly-In

NSWA Representatives from Oklahoma and Kansas met with members of Congress during the Washington, D.C. Fly-In held September 26-27. Darlene Wallace, Columbus Oil, Mike Cantrell, Cantrell Investments, and Nick Powell, ... Read More ...

House Ways and Means Committee Releases Tax Reform 2.0 Framework

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Background Last year’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act significantly changed how individual taxpayers and small businesses are taxed. These changes included lower tax ... Read More ...

Trump’s Tax Scam Hands Billions to Big Oil as Gas Prices for Working Families Soar

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Please read this report from Senate Finance Democrats, “Trump’s Tax Scam Hands Billions to Big Oil as Gas Prices for Working Families Soar”. ... Read More ...

Rulemaking & IRS reform package

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Last week, the House passed 12 bipartisan bills to reform the IRS. The package was sponsored by Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman ... Read More ...

Supreme Court hears argument over natural gas impact fees

Paula Reed Ward | Post Gazette The question left to the state Supreme Court, the attorney argued, is whether the word “any” means one or all. “Any means one,” said ... Read More ...

NSWA 12th Annual Energy Gala

This year the NSWA hosted its 12th annual Energy Gala. It was once again held at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Oklahoma City, and included 130+ attendees. At this year’s ... Read More ...

Trump’s tariffs will cost Texas oil and gas jobs

Ryan Maye Handy & Jordan Blum | Houston Chronicle Tariffs on steel and aluminum will have a heavy impact on employment in Texas, where the number of jobs in the ... Read More ...

NSWA Announces Dick Schremmer as a New Board Member

Dick Schremmer started his oil field career while he was in high school. In1970, at the age of 15, he went to work for Chase Tank Service cleaning out thebottoms ... Read More ...

Tax reform can level the playing field in the energy market

Margo Thorning | Washington Examiner There has been a flurry of tax reform activity in Washington over the last month, capping off with House Speaker Paul Ryan’s speech during which ... Read More ...

NSWA Got a Win at EPA Already!

Tim Charters |   NSWA Vice President of Governmental Affairs  As NSWA members, you have been at the front of the methane fight against EPA since the first rule was announced.  ... Read More ...