Upstream Oil and Gas Jobs in Texas Continue Uptick in October

Since the COVID-low point, industry has added 50,000 Texas upstream jobs AUSTIN – Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and gas employment in Texas continued to grow in October, with the sector adding 2,800 jobs. Also notably, the job gain for September was revised upward to 2,200 from the original…

AUSTIN – Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and natural gas employment grew in September by 900 jobs from August. “We continue to see steady growth in upstream oil and natural gas employment, which is good news because these jobs pay among the highest wages in Texas and directly contribute…

Oil and Natural Gas Production Taxes Up 41 and 91%, respectively, over last September AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar’s recently released tax collections data reveals oil and natural gas producers paid more than $1 billion in production taxes in September. According to the Comptroller’s data, in September, Texas oil producers paid $552 million in production taxes,…

September 29, 2022 AUSTIN – The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of over 100 U.S. oil and natural gas companies, has released its fourth annual report showcasing the industry’s continued progress in innovation and emissions reductions. According to the new report, participants continue to make significant progress across six environmental performance programs including reducing flaring, replacing…

September 19, 2022 Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and natural gas employment grew in August by 2,600 jobs from July. July’s gains were revised down to a still-solid 3,100 jobs added. “Upstream employment is growing steadily alongside the world’s demand for affordable, reliable energy.  The Texas oil and natural…

Annual Oil and Gas Tax Collections 88% Higher than Previous Record in 2014 September 2, 2022 AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s recently released tax collections data indicates production taxes paid by the oil and natural gas industry to the State of Texas broke $10 billion for the first time in history — an incredible…

Upstream Employment Tops 200,000 for First Time Since March 2020 August 19, 2022 AUSTIN – Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and natural gas employment grew in July by 6,800 jobs from June, the second highest monthly increase in data history.* Last month’s record-breaking job growth has been revised upward…

Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar’s recently released tax collections data indicates Texas oil and natural gas producers continue to pay record amounts in production taxes to the State of Texas, reaching all-time highs in July. According to the Comptroller’s data, in July, Texas oil producers paid $694 million in production taxes to the state, the highest monthly…

AUSTIN – Data released by the Texas Workforce Commission indicates that upstream oil and natural gas employment grew in June by 6,100 jobs from May, the highest monthly increase in data history, * surpassing the previous record growth of 5,600 jobs set in June of 2011. “The Texas oil and natural gas industry continues to…

AUSTIN – Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, issued the following statement regarding Comptroller Hegar’s announcement that he revised the Certification Revenue Estimate upward, increasing his November estimate of General Revenue-related funds available for certification by $13.75 billion: “Comptroller Hegar’s increased revenue forecast means good news for Texans, and the oil…

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