Release: Texas Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Jobs Continue to Climb in 2022

March 14, 2022 January 2022 jobs up 10% from January 2021 AUSTIN–Last year showed steady recovery for upstream oil and gas employment in Texas and new data from the Texas Workforce Commission confirms that this climb continues. In January 2022, Texas upstream jobs grew by 1,200. Since the low point in employment in September of…

March 8, 2022 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association: “This crisis should be a wakeup call that we need strategic American energy policy that treats oil and natural gas as an asset and not a liability. The suffering of consumers at the pump underscores the…

March 3, 2022 The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) today launched a fresh new look to its website to enhance user experience and continue to serve as a trusted resource for public, press and regulatory and legislative officials seeking to learn more about the oil and natural gas industry in Texas. “Today’s Texas oil…

Just one year ago, Texas and much of the U.S. was hit with the deadly Winter Storm Uri. On this anniversary, Texans distinctly remember the lives lost and the unbearable conditions so many Texans across the entire state faced without power, water and the ability to get the basic necessities. With so many affected, we…

New data from the Railroad Commission of Texas reveals that Texas’ statewide flaring rate fell to an even lower record level at the end of 2021. The percentage of natural gas flared in Texas dropped to a new record low of 0.19% in November. View the full release from the RRC here: Christian: Texas’ Flaring Rate…

3,000 jobs added in December; employment has grown for past eight months AUSTIN – Data from the Workforce Commission suggests that Texas upstream oil and gas employment continues to climb as upstream employers expanded payrolls by 3,000 jobs in December 2021. At 188,700 upstream jobs, December 2021 jobs are up by 27,800, or 17.3%, from…

Texas ISDs received $1.84 Billion, Counties received $640 Million in property taxes from oil and natural gas production, pipelines and gas utilities AUSTIN – According to just-released data from the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA), the Texas oil and natural gas industry paid $15.8 billion in state and local taxes and state royalties in fiscal year…

TXOGA’s Landowner Handbook: Pipelines 101 details private property rights, how the pipeline industry is protecting and improving communities, and provides insight on pipeline regulation and oversight. Also included is the Landowner’s Bill of Rights from the Office of the Attorney General, a glossary of terms, and a frequently asked questions (FAQ) section, along with additional…

AUSTIN-Texas is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation and essential infrastructure is needed to meet the demands of our booming population. At the same time, private property ownership is a bedrock principle in Texas and balancing the expansion of critical infrastructure like roads, internet and electricity lines, and pipelines for oil, natural gas…

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…

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