Community Resources

Safety and the Environment

Comprehensive regulations governing Texas oil and natural gas exploration and production are protecting the environment. Oil and natural gas operators that don’t follow strict oil and gas regulations can lose their permit to operate in Texas.


Recommended Lighting Practices

TXOGA, the Permian Basin Petroleum Association (PBPA), and the University of Texas McDonald Observatory are working to reduce light pollution. Knowing that dark skies are vital to those endeavors, these organizations have collaborated to create recommendations for lighting practices.

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TXOGA Safety Group

Oil and Gas is a highly regulated industry, but even routine oil and gas operations can be inherently dangerous due to exposures to moving equipment, high pressures, flammable / hazardous materials and environmental conditions.

TXOGA Safety Group provides resources and presentations to spread awareness.

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