New Analysis Shows Gulf Coast States Among Hardest Hit by Proposal to Ban Federal Leasing and Offshore Development


Ban Would Jeopardize Over 200,000 Gulf Coast Jobs, Millions in Revenue for States

September 9, 2020

AUSTIN – The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA), Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis warning of negative consequences from a proposed ban on federal leasing on natural gas and oil development on public lands and waters….

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TXOGA Applauds Railroad Commission’s Rigorous Framework for Flaring Exceptions


September 8, 2020

AUSTIN – On Friday, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition and the Blue Ribbon Task Force, two groups comprised of Texas oil and natural gas operators and trade associations, filed comments with the Railroad Commission of Texas on its proposed amendments to the Application for Exception to Statewide Rule 32. The Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) is a member of both groups….

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New Poll Shows Majority of Texas Voters Support Oil and Natural Gas Industry


August 21, 2020

The American Petroleum Institute released new polling conducted by Morning Consult showing seven in 10 Texas voters would be more likely to vote for candidates who support access to natural gas and oil produced in the U.S. The polling also shows an overwhelming majority of Texas voters value American energy security and affordability and believe it is important for the U.S. not to rely on foreign energy sources….

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