“We appreciate the work and effort of the State Energy Plan Advisory Committee but the 7-5 vote demonstrates more deliberation and research are needed. The report failed to look at the energy needs for Texas broadly and seemed to be more narrowly focused on the failures of Winter Storm Uri.
“Senate Bill 3, passed by the 87th Legislature, strengthened the electricity grid and the natural gas supply chain.
In a recent The Center Square article, TXOGA president Todd Staples emphasized the importance of recognizing the progress the Texas oil and natural gas industry is making in reducing emissions and improving environmental performance, especially in light of the federal government’s recent actions to aggressively develop new and burdensome regulations that would negatively impact the oil and natural gas that is produced in the Permian.
AUSTIN – Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and natural gas employment grew in July by 6,800 jobs from June, the second highest monthly increase in data history.* Last month’s record-breaking job growth has been revised upward to 7,200 jobs gained.
Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar’s recently released tax collections data indicates Texas oil and natural gas producers continue to pay record amounts in production taxes to the State of Texas, reaching all-time highs in July.
August 1, 2022 Check out our Monthly Digest for July below to see how TXOGA was busy advocating for the Texas oil and natural gas industry: MONTHLY DIGEST | JULY RECOMMENDED READING Texas oil producers have a message for Biden: Use American energy, don’t beg from Saudis Nationwide Poll Shows Nearly 70% of All Voters