Texas Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Sector Added 2,300 Jobs in February


March 30, 2021

AUSTIN – The upstream sector of the Texas oil and natural gas industry added 2,300 jobs in February, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission. The sector has added 7,400 jobs since the low point in September 2020, bringing the total upstream employment in Texas to 164,900 jobs – jobs that pay among the highest wages in Texas.

The upstream sector involves oil and natural gas extraction and excludes other industry sectors such as refining,…

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1000+ Texans, 50 Partner Organizations Convene Virtually for Texas Energy Day @ the Capitol


Speakers and Virtual Exhibits Showcased Texas Oil & Natural Gas Technology, Innovation and Economic Impact

March 24, 2021

AUSTIN – More than one thousand Texans and 50 companies, associations and chambers of commerce convened virtually today for Texas Energy Day @ the Capitol 2021. Participants in the third biennial event heard from state leaders and energy experts and engaged with their lawmakers to share their stories about the importance of the oil and natural gas industry for their families,…

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Texas Methane and Flaring Coalition Announces Goal of Ending Routine Flaring by 2030


February 10, 2021

AUSTIN—The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) has issued the following statement regarding routine flaring:

The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) supports industry’s continued progress to end routine flaring and shares a goal of ending this practice by 2030. Based on an extensive review of regulatory requirements and operational best practices that include maintaining the accessibility of flaring for safety and environmental protection,…

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