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Summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Senate Substitute Amendment to H.R. 748)

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs After countless hours of negotiation between Congressional leaders and the White House, a final deal on the third coronavirus-related bill was reached ... Read More ...

SBA Disaster Loan Program

This information is correct as of 3/23/2020 Anyone interested in applying for this program will apply directly with the SBA. This loan program is NOT being funneled through Banks like ... Read More ...

Investigating Anti-dumping from Saudi Arabia & Russia

US Senator Jim Inhofe (R- OK) has submitted a letter to the Department of Commerce, signed by nine other oil and gas state U.S. Senators, asking them to begin investigating ... Read More ...

Energy Sector Considered Essential Critical Infrastructure

CISA released the following memorandum on March 19, 2020 As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 16th, the President issued updated Coronavirus Guidance for ... Read More ...

Oil-producing U.S. states to lose revenue as crude prices collapse

Liz Hampton, Jennifer Hiller | Reuters Alaska, New Mexico and other states that benefited most from the nation’s energy boom may soon need to patch holes in their budgets due ... Read More ...

The U.S. hits a new milestone in net petroleum exports

Ben Gman | Axios The U.S. has been a net exporter of petroleum products for a consecutive four weeks on a four-week average basis, per Energy Information Administration data released Wednesday. ... Read More ...

Another Successful DC Fly-In

NSWA representatives from Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and California just completed a whirlwind two-day tour of the Capitol defending percentage depletion in Washington D.C. September 24-25. The group met with Republican ... Read More ...

November Election

In November, Democrats released a discussion draft of their green tax bill, the GREEN Act. It’s a sweeping energy tax bill that renews expired energy credits, creates new credits and incentives, and converts the investment tax credit and production tax credit into refundable credits. ...

National Resolution Opposing Sen. Sanders’ Climate Plan Passed

The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) passed a resolution introduced by Railroad Commission of Texas chairman Wayne Christian urging the federal government to oppose presidential candidate and U.S. ... Read More ...

Update on Federal Regulations of Methane Emissions

Aindriu Colgan, NSWA VP of Governmental Affairs Last year, the Trump Administration issued a proposed reconsideration of the Obama’s Administration’s New Source Performance Standards. As you remember, the Obama EPA ... Read More ...

Colorado toughened up its oil and gas rules. But how tough are they?

Judith Kohler | Denver Post When sponsors of a bill revamping Colorado’s oil and gas laws said the state’s regulations hadn’t changed much in decades, industry representatives were taken aback. ... Read More ...

Gas impact fee revenue rises to 7-year high, boosted by stripper wells

Jon Hurdle | State Impact NPR Pennsylvania’s impact fee on natural gas producers raised more money in 2018 to offset the effects of shale development than at any time in ... Read More ...