Benefits of Oil & Natural Gas

No matter where you live in Texas, the oil and natural gas industry benefits you. The oil and natural gas industry anchors our economy by creating high-paying jobs and by generating revenue, including $13.8 billion in FY’ 2015 ($15.7 billion in FY’ 2014) in taxes and royalties that directly fund our schools, roads and emergency services. It doesn’t stop there. The oil and natural gas industry is central to our lives, producing products and materials that we use every day like plastics, medicines, computers, life-saving devices and much more.

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Staples: An energetic thanks for Texas oil and natural gas

We’ve experienced a tumultuous year as a nation and more than an ample share of uncertainty around the globe. Even in these challenging times, we have many reasons to give thanks in Texas and we can tip our hats to the men and women of the oil and natural gas industry and the resources under our feet for a good bit of our good fortune here.

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