TXOGA Statement on Proration (RRC Meeting)


April 21, 2020

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

“Today, the Railroad Commission made the right decision to not vote on government-mandated oil production cuts. We appreciate the Commission’s interest to support producers, but proration would make matters worse, not better. Producers are acting to reduce production, and the state and federal governments are exploring additional options to assist….

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TXOGA President Todd Staples Appointed to Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas


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Staples to serve as leader of Energy Working Group

April 20, 2020

AUSTIN—Texas Governor Governor Greg Abbott on Friday announced the Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas and appointed Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) President Todd Staples as a Leader of the Energy Working Group. The Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas will help to safely and strategically restart and revitalize all aspects of the Lone Star State — work,…

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Stephanie Moreno: STEER works to keep communities informed


April 15, 2020

This column originally appeared in the Beeville Bee-Picayune.

Throughout South Texas, families, businesses and community leaders are being overwhelmed with questions surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and the disruption of normalcy in the region. Most communities have been asked to “stay home” in order to slow the spread of the virus. Working from home, homeschooling, and minimizing contact with others has become our new normal….

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