TXOGA Congratulates Texas Leaders on the Legislative Session

5-27-2019

May 27, 2019

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

“Congratulations to the members of the 86th Legislature who tackled significant challenges this session with innovative policy solutions. Lawmakers embraced policies that will keep our state competitive, provide tax relief for all Texans and better prepare our workforce to grow the economy. Smart policy is as important as unprecedented oil and natural gas production to cement our status as a global energy powerhouse and to create a cleaner,…

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TXOGA Sends Letter to Texas Legislature Reiterating Commitment to Meaningful Eminent Domain Reform

5-27-2019

May 27, 2019

TXOGA Sends Letter to Texas Legislature Reiterating Commitment to Meaningful Eminent Domain Reform

 

AUSTIN—Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, today sent a letter to all members of the Texas Legislature reiterating TXOGA’s commitment to working with landowners and lawmakers to find a workable solution to address concerns with eminent domain with regard to the development of infrastructure that all Texas communities and families rely upon every day….

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TXOGA Praises New Law to Allow for More Water Recycling in Oil and Natural Gas Production

5-25-2019

May 25, 2019

AUSTIN—Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, issued the following statement after HB 3246, which gives oil and natural gas operators more options for recycling produced water, became law yesterday:

 

“Recycling produced water is becoming more common thanks to the oil and natural gas industry’s commitment to innovation and technological advances. As technology improves, we anticipate that oil and natural gas wastewater will be recycled and treated into a new drought-proof source of water for beneficial use in the oil patch and beyond….

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