TXOGA’s Member Companies Support the Community

June 22, 2017 Not only do TXOGA’s member companies support the success of the industry, but also the success of the surrounding communities. These member companies care about the well being of the communities and often show their support for these communities in various ways. Below are just a few examples of how the oil…

University of Texas (UT) student Katie shares her story about the role oil and natural gas play in her life. Katie is a second-year petroleum engineering major, and while she has a STEM focus, the industry could not provide for all Texans without employees of other educational backgrounds, including communications, government or business. At UT, students…

It is no secret that the oil and natural gas industry operates ground-breaking technology in the procurement, production, transportation and refining of oil and gas. At the first-ever Texas Energy Day on March 22, 2017, industry innovation was on full display as Texans from across the state were in Austin to tell lawmakers why oil…

October 4, 2016 Back in 1969, the phrase “Houston, the Eagle has landed” affirmed Texas’ place in history and underscored Texans’ contributions to innovative technology and scientific research. Texas has diversified tremendously in the nearly five decades since Johnson Space Center received those historic transmissions from space. But it was a different kind of moonshot…

Center Point Energy, a leader in electric and natural gas distribution, has launched Safe and Smart with Buddy Blue Flame™, an online educational platform that provides meaningful information about the natural gas industry and safety guidelines. The website features visually interesting content including activities, interactive games and educational videos designed to increase awareness of natural…

May 3, 2016 Advances in proven technology are delivering new opportunities in oil and natural gas production around Texas.  While much of Texas is familiar ground to oil and natural gas development, many Texans are experiencing oil and natural gas operations in their communities for the first time.  This book aims to answer questions and…

April 8, 2016 Workshop Energizes Teachers to Educate Students about Energy In an effort to spark an interest among future scientists and engineers, ConocoPhillips yesterday hosted a full-day workshop to engage and inform local teachers about the science behind the energy industry. Twenty-one area primary and secondary teachers from Beeville, Cuero, Floresville, Jourdanton, Karnes City,…

There are many resources for educators that explore the topic of energy production in America. One great resource is the American Petroleum Institute. Here is a link to their video education course, America’s oil and natural gas industry: http://www.api.org/story/index.html

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