TXOGA Looks Forward to Continued Work With TexNet On Seismicity With Passage of HB 632 Into Law


June 9, 2021

AUSTIN – Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, issued the following statement following the signing into law of HB 632, which recreates in statute the TexNet Technical Advisory Committee within the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology:

“The Texas oil and natural gas industry looks forward to continuing our collaborative work on seismicity issues with industry peers, TexNet and CISR….

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As the Permian Road Safety Coalition Celebrates its 2 Year Anniversary, Immense Progress is Being Made


June 4, 2021

By Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil & Gas Association 

Created in Spring 2019, the Permian Road Safety Coalition (PRSC) works to make roads safer and road infrastructure better across the Permian Basin. By convening private sector companies, researchers, agencies, and concerned citizens to collaborate on improving road safety and road infrastructure, the PRSC is leveraging the collective experience, data,…

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TXOGA Applauds Texas Senate on Passage of HB 2730


May 27, 2021

Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, released the following statement after HB 2730, an eminent domain reform bill, passed the Texas Senate early this morning, sending the bill to the Governor’s desk for his signature into law:

“After many years and multiple legislative sessions working with stakeholders to craft an agreement, we applaud the Texas Legislature for passing an eminent domain reform bill that guarantees private property rights are respected and preserved throughout the eminent domain process while ensuring that essential infrastructure,…

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