TXOGA Statement on Railroad Commission Actions to End Routine Flaring


August 5, 2020

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

“The data provided by the Railroad Commission confirms that both industry and regulators are continuing to make great strides on environmental progress. The rate of flaring being reduced by 79% is highly significant when you consider, at minimum, more than one-third of the reduction came before the curtailment of production in response to the pandemic….

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“Powering Forward” Energy Summit Features U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Industry CEOs


July 21, 2020

AUSTIN – Today, more than 1,000 participants tuned in for the Texas Oil & Gas Association’s (TXOGA) virtual energy summit, Powering Forward – Texas Oil & Natural Gas, featuring United States Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Chairman and CEO of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Willie Chiang and Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation Michael K….

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Environmental Partnership’s 2nd Annual Report Shows Success in Environmental Performance


Report highlights industry’s progress in innovation and emissions reductions

July 16, 2020

AUSTIN — The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of over 80 U.S. oil and natural gas companies, has released its second annual report showcasing the industry’s progress in innovation and emissions reductions.

“The industry-led Environmental Partnership is doing impressive work and making real progress in reducing emissions and improving environmental performance,” said Todd Staples,…

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