News

President Biden’s first days in office

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs President Biden was sworn in on Jan. 20, and his administration has been quite active since. Here is where things stand on ... Read More ...

Board Spotlight: Dick Schremmer

Dick Schremmer NSWA Chairman Bear Petroleum, LLC | Haysville, KS How long have you been a member of NSWA? Richard “Dick” Schremmer has been a member of the National Stripper ... Read More ...

Report – January 15

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Official Washington is in “pause” mode as it awaits the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President on January 20th.  While ... Read More ...

Aaron Hees – Board Spotlight

Aaron Hees NSWA Board Member Charro Operating, LLC | Round Rock, TX How long have you been a member of NSWA? Aaron joined the NSWA in April 2020. Aaron’s Motto: ... Read More ...

Patrick Montalban – Board Spotlight

Patrick Montalban NSWA Secretary Montalban Oil and Gas Operations, Inc. | Cut Bank, MT How long have you been a member of NSWA? Patrick has been a member of NSWA ... Read More ...

Board Spotlight: Pat O’Neal

Pat O’Neal O’Neal Oil & Gas Company | Fort Worth, TX How long have you been a member of NSWA? Pat O’Neal has been a member of NSWA since 2005. ... Read More ...

Board Spotlight: Darlene Wallace

Darlene Wallace NSWA Past Chairman Columbus Oil Company | Seminole, OK How long have you been a member of NSWA? Darlene Wallace has been a member of NSWA since 2007. ... Read More ...

Methane Update

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs When the 117th Congress convenes in January, educating new members and staff about the facts of the industry will be timely and ... Read More ...

Payroll Protection Program Updates for the Oil & Gas Industry

Adams Brown Back in June, Congress extended the Payroll Protection Program covered period from eight weeks to 24 weeks. With this extension, many questions surrounding the loan forgiveness process remained ... Read More ...

Overview — 116th Congress Lame Duck

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs The House and Senate have returned for the post-election “Lame Duck Session” to address unfinished business of the outgoing 116th Congress. Adjournment by ... Read More ...

Lame Duck Preview November 16, 2020

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs The Senate will return to Washington on Monday, November 9th, and the House of Representatives (“House”) will return on November 16th to ... Read More ...

Coronavirus Relief Update November 2, 2020

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs On again-off again discussions between Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) over the last several weeks have ended without ... Read More ...