Texas Oil and Gas Industry 2021 Energy and Economic Impact Report

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…

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…

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 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…

September 9, 2021 AUSTIN – The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of over 90 U.S. oil and natural gas companies, has released its third annual report showcasing the industry’s progress in innovation and emissions reductions. According to the report, participants in the partnership’s new flare management program reported a 50 percent reduction in flare volumes from 2019…

September 8, 2021 AUSTIN—The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) today released the first edition of its Methane & Emissions Report, which details how the Texas oil and natural gas industry is working to reduce methane and other emissions to protect and preserve the environment. Industry has made and continues to make tremendous strides…

August 20, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association. Earthworks recently published a “study” about flaring which included a recommendation to “stop permitting new oil and gas facilities.” Period. Ending oil and natural gas development, entirely, is this organization’s aim and this misleading study is…

August 18, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association: “Unfortunately, as is often the case, misleading studies like this fail to recognize the truth that air quality continues to improve and emissions continue to decline due to industry’s continuous innovation. Protecting and improving the environment…

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association: “Protecting and improving the environment is of utmost importance to the Texas oil and natural gas industry, and focusing on policies and operations that deliver meaningful results toward environmental progress is key. Investments in pioneering…

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