Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Launches Coalition to Develop Industry-Led Solutions to Minimize Flaring and Methane Emissions


March 31, 2020

AUSTIN—An alliance of Texas oil and natural gas trade associations, along with nearly 40 Texas energy companies, today announced they have formed a coalition to work together on environmental progress. Focused on industry-led solutions to minimize flaring and methane emissions, the Texas Methane and Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) will collectively identify and promote operational and environmental recommended practices.

“Texas is a global leader in the responsible production of energy that has powered life for more than a century….

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TXOGA Statement on Proration


March 23, 2020

The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association.

“Although we face challenging and uncertain times, one thing remains certain, the world continues the need for abundant supplies of oil and natural gas. Our industry has proven nimble and innovative during challenging times, and we remain confident we can do so now. Recent suggestions that Texas should impose mandatory limits on the production of oil and gas in the state in an effort to stabilize the current market turmoil will likely result in other producers replacing curtailed Texas volumes….

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Todd Staples: Texas oil, gas supplies stable in ongoing viral crisis


March 19, 2020

This column originally appeared in the Waco Tribune-Herald, which can be viewed here

In America, it’s comforting to know we can have energy security in the midst of financial and market insecurity. COVID-19, the malady caused by a new coronavirus, has thrust our nation into uncharted territory. As families, businesses and our leaders do their parts to help slow the spread of the virus,…

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