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EPA Proposed Methane Rule for Oil & Natural Gas

The National Stripper Well Association (NSWA) Chairman Dick Schremmer issued the following statement. ...

CONTINUED NSWA MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT NEEDED: Percentage Depletion has been kept out of the budget bill until now because of small operator voices like yours.

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Ahead of the President’s overseas trip to the UN meeting on climate change – known as COP-26 – the week of November ... Read More ...

Board Spotlight: Dewey Bartlett

Dewey Bartlett NSWA President Keener Oil & Gas Company | Tulsa, OK How long have you been a member of NSWA? I have served on the NSWA Board of Directors ... Read More ...

HELP NEEDED: DC Fight Over Trillions In Spending Continues – Oil and Gas in the Crosshairs

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Just prior to heading out on a two week recess in late September, House Democratic leaders again delayed a planned vote on ... Read More ...

Letters to Congress

September 8, 2021 As the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee consider possible tax changes in connection with budget reconciliation law, NSWA is working to retain the percentage depletion allowance. Thirty-eight organizations, including ... Read More ...

Congressional Action on Percentage Depletion and a Methane Tax.

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Overview This week, the House is scheduled to vote on the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill (background information below). As of this writing, ... Read More ...

Recent Congressional Action on Percentage Depletion and a Methane Tax

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Overview This week, the House is scheduled to vote on the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill (background information below). As of this writing, ... Read More ...

2021 Energy Gala Recap

Thank you to all who attended our 2021 Energy Gala! We were honored to have so many dignitaries in the crowd this year, including U.S. Senator James Lankford (OK) to ... Read More ...

The House Takes Action on the Budget and Infrastructure/ Fall Congressional Outlook

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs The House passed, by a party-line vote of 220-212, a multi-section procedural measure (H. Res. 601) which includes the adoption of the ... Read More ...

Senate Passes $550 Billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs After working all weekend on several procedural votes and disagreements over the amendment process, the Senate on August 10 voted 69-30 to ... Read More ...

Looming Congressional Action On Methane/Percentage Depletion/IDC/New Orphan Well Program

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Currently there does not appear to be broad based support for a tax on methane or a domestic carbon tax via the ... Read More ...

President Has Signed Methane Rule Repeal, Next Steps On EPA Methane Regs

Chris Kearney | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs On June 30,  President Biden signed the Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution which repealed the Trump Administration’s methane “policy” rule  (i.e., the ... Read More ...