Energy Industry Accountants

Energy and Resources Companies

primary contacts: Jay Meglich CPA (Columbus) Jeffrey Wlahofsky cpa (pittsburgh) Theodore Pettko cpa (pittsburgh)

Schneider Downs’ Energy & Resources Industry Group provides specialized financial advice and services to our clients in the oil and gas, mining and aggregates, forest products, and alternative fuel and energy industries throughout the Columbus and Pittsburgh regions. Our extensive knowledge of industry issues enables us to provide proactive audit, tax and management consulting services.

Our Energy & Resources Group is specifically focused on your industry, and our advisors are experienced in your operating environment. We like to say that we make it our business to know your business, and that is why we meet regularly to monitor industry trends. We are also active members of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (OOGA/PIOGA), the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), Marcellus Shale Coalition and Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association and we participate regularly in industry forums and conferences.

Our clients include all sizes and types of energy & resource producers and related service providers to the industry.  Our client list includes family-owned entities, entities with private equity and venture capital investors and local, regional and global public ownership.

Services We Offer to Energy & Resource Producers and Related Service Providers

Audit and Assurance Services for Energy and Resources Companies
Tax Services for Energy and Resources Companies
Business Advisory Services for Energy and Resources Companies
Other Advisory Services Provided for Energy and Resources Companies

Sectors We Serve in the Energy and Resources Industry

Forest Products
Marcellus and Utica Shale
Mining and Aggregates
Oil and Gas

Industry Presence

Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA)
Ohio Oil & Gas Association (OOGA)
Marcellus Shale Coalition
Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA)


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Contact Us

For questions or more information on how Schneider Downs can help your company, please contact Jeff WlahofskyTed Pettko or Jay Meglich.

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big problem:
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big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102