Efforts to Stop U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Development Have Hindered Energy Growth and Security

March 15, 2022 By Todd Staples, President, Texas Oil & Gas Association In the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, last week the U.S. Secretary of Energy called upon American energy producers to increase output “to stabilize the market and minimize harm to American families.” This comes after more than a year of this Administration…

Dana Loesch of ‘The Dana Show’ talks with Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil and Gas Association, 11th Texas Agriculture Commissioner and Former State Senator & Representative, on the facts behind domestic energy production – and what really hinders supply, therefore spiking the price https://youtu.be/NWqLESWijcU Miguel Moreno of NTD News talks with Staples about…

The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association: “The invasion of Ukraine is extremely concerning, and we hope for a quick resolution. This conflict and the impact on global markets underscore the importance of strong domestic energy production. National security is directly tied to energy security, and…

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…

August 11, 2021 AUSTIN – The White House today called on OPEC and its allies to increase oil production to alleviate rising gas prices felt across the nation – while actively discouraging oil and natural gas production in the United States. “Our nation is the leading producer of oil and natural gas providing affordable and…

January 22, 2021 AUSTIN-Under the new Biden Administration, the Acting Interior Secretary has signed a 60-day Temporary Suspension of Delegated Authority that, among other things, suspends the issuance of federal onshore and offshore oil and natural gas leasing permits. Should this action become permanent, it would be devastating to jobs, communities and economies nationwide and…

January 15, 2021 The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association: “The EPA’s approval of the State of Texas’ request for NPDES program authorization will allow the Texas oil and natural gas industry to continue to innovate and find new ways to treat wastewater for recycle and…

September 23, 2015 AUSTIN – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a series of new rules that are out of touch with Texas programs that are dramatically reducing air emissions in the state, even as oil and natural gas production levels soar, according to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association…

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its long awaited, five-year study, which finds “hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking water resources.” As many have noted, this is the most important study on hydraulic fracturing to come out over the past five years – a fact that EPA’s…

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