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TXOGA Comment on Biden Administration Call for FTC Investigation

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

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South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) Eagle Ford Excellence Awards Honor Excellence in Community and Social Investment, Environmental Stewardship, Neighborhood Impression and Innovation in Technology

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

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TXOGA Lone Star Energy Forum Showcases Technology, Innovation and Promise of the Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry

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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3D Printing is Latest Example of Industry Always Innovating and Advancing

October 28, 2021 Meaningful action toward climate progress is rooted in investment and innovation, and no one is investing more in clean tech than the U.S. oil and natural gas industry. The latest example is the industry’s advancements in the use of 3D printing. A recent post on the American Petroleum Institute’s Energy Tomorrow blog

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Release: Job Growth Continues in Texas Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Sector with 2,900 New Jobs in September

October 22, 2021 Upstream employment up 15% from the low point in September 2020 AUSTIN – Data from the Texas Workforce Commission suggests that Texas upstream oil and natural gas employment expanded by 2,900 jobs in September. Also, August’s estimated job gain in the upstream sector was adjusted downward to 2,500 from the original 2,800.

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Improvements to Natural Gas Supply Chain are Underway

October 18, 2021 By Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil & Gas Association Vast improvements, particularly in communications, have been made since Winter Storm Uri to better prepare the natural gas supply chain for the winter season in Texas. The oil and natural gas industry has been working with a sense of urgency to improve

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Nearly One Year Later: What’s Being Done to Ensure an Incident like Winter Storm Uri Never Happens Again?

October 7, 2021 Strengthening the reliability of our power grid is one of the top priorities of the Texas oil and natural gas industry. It is a multi-step process that is well underway. As with any event, industry is busy assessing potential operational improvements and deploying the means necessary to ensure expectations for future storms

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TXOGA Statement on Increased Seismic Activity

September 29, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association: “The Texas Oil & Gas Association respects the Railroad Commission’s (RRC) notice to operators in the areas of increased seismic activity and gathering more data to determine the level of appropriate injection volumes is certainly reasonable.

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Texas Oil & Gas Association Health Insurance Plan Available to Small Oil and Natural Gas Companies Now In Open Enrollment

September 24, 2021 TXOGA’s partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas offers a simple solution to assist small member companies operating in the Texas oil and natural gas sector AUSTIN – The Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) is pleased to announce an exciting new benefit for its member companies and their employees –

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Job Growth Continues in Texas Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Sector with 2,800 New Jobs in August

September 21, 2021 July upstream oil and natural gas job growth estimate adjusted upward from 1,500 to 2,100 jobs AUSTIN – Data from the Texas Workforce Commission suggests that Texas upstream oil and natural gas employment expanded by 2,800 jobs in August. Also, July’s estimated job gain in the upstream sector was raised to 2,100

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