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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 ...

Coronavirus Relief Update

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs House Democrats and Senate Republicans remain far apart on a promised compromise relief package ahead of the August recess. Early last week, ... Read More ...

Now that half of Oklahoma is officially Indian land, oil industry could face new costs and environmental hurdles

Dino Grandoni | Washington Post Robert Sullivan Jr., an independent Tulsa-based oil producer who once served as Oklahoma’s energy secretary, took comfort in Hunter’s comments. “Oklahoma has been a very ... Read More ...

Coronavirus Relief Update

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs Coronavirus Relief Update The window for applying for small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program ended this week. As of the end of ... Read More ...

We’ve been through tough times before

Edward Cross | Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association As we advance through these challenging times, it has been impressive to me over the last few months, to see how ... Read More ...

House Votes to Expand PPP

Aindriu Colgan | NSWA Vice President, Governmental Affairs House Votes to Expand PPP Last week, the House of Representatives voted 417-1 to approve bipartisan expansions to the Paycheck Protection Program ... Read More ...

Forgiveness Application for the Paycheck Protection Program

On Friday, May 15, the SBA released its official application for PPP loan forgiveness. The application has four components with accompanying instructions: Loan Forgiveness Calculation Form PPP Schedule A Schedule A worksheet ... Read More ...

‘Orphaned’ oil wells to squeeze state coffers

Zack Colman | Politico The market bust that is expected to trigger a spate of bankruptcies in the oil patch is threatening to leave states holding a massive bill to ... Read More ...