New RRC Rules Will Ensure Essential Assets are Designated Critical and Less-Essential Assets are Not Unnecessarily Prioritized

The rules adopted by the Texas Railroad Commission today ensure essential assets are designated as critical load and less-essential assets are not unnecessarily prioritized when there is not enough electricity in some emergency events. If TDUs were required to maintain power to every natural gas facility in Texas, it would create a dangerous situation by diverting power…

Since the low point in employment in September of 2020, growth months have outnumbered decline months 11-to-2 AUSTIN – Data from the Workforce Commission suggests that Texas upstream oil and gas employment continued its climb in October, expanding by 2,300 jobs. Since the low point in employment in September of 2020, growth months have outnumbered…

November 18, 2021 With the U.S. EPA Administrator planning a visit to industrial sites in Texas tomorrow, the Texas oil and natural gas industry reiterates its commitment to prioritizing the safety, health and wellbeing of surrounding communities and our workforce. This is paramount in all that the Texas oil and natural gas industry does. Just…

November 17, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association: “We are still evaluating the FERC report and comparing it to findings in ERCOT’s report that found fuel limitations (from all sources) to be only 12% of the cause of Texas power generator outages and derates…

November 17, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association: “We must not forfeit energy freedom for energy dependence. We must continue to encourage smart, science-based policies that advocate for homegrown production, domestic jobs and economic advancement that benefits all Texans and every American. Unfortunately, we…

November 10, 2021 On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) held its annual Eagle Ford Excellence Awards, which honor companies and organizations working in or with the oil and natural gas industry for their diligent efforts in protecting the environment, developing innovative technologies, making safety a top priority and…

November 4, 2021 1st Ever TXOGA Technology Showcase Opened Forum, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist George Will Keynoted IRVING – The Texas Oil & Gas Association’s (TXOGA) Lone Star Energy Forum in Irving showcased innovation and the state, national and global leadership of the Texas oil and natural gas industry. “Continuous innovation by the oil and natural…

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