News

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 ...

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 ...

Dick Schremmer – Board Spotlight

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

Coronavirus Relief Update October 2, 2020

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Despite a flurry of meetings between Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the two were unable to come to ... Read More ...

Tax Considerations for Oil and Gas in a Low Price Environment

Rob Myatt | Oilman Magazine The COVID-19 pandemic has put many oil and gas companies in financially difficult positions. In response to low oil prices and a decline in earnings, ... Read More ...

Coronavirus Relief Update September 2, 2020

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Lawmakers are scheduled to return to the Capitol after Labor Day. They will have 11 legislative days before the government shuts down ... Read More ...

Coronavirus Relief Update August 11, 2020

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs After two weeks of almost daily meetings, negotiations on another round of coronavirus relief have stalled out. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer ... Read More ...