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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ICYMI: New Research Shows “Major Overestimation” of Methane Emissions From Oil and Natural Gas Production

5-21-2019

May 21, 2019

AUSTIN-A newly-released analysis found a “major overestimation” of methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations in the United States.

Since 2006, natural gas production in the United States has increased 46% and the number of producing gas wells has more than doubled in Texas. Meanwhile, the latest data shows that methane emissions associated with oil and natural gas production displayed only “modest increases” during the same time period – refuting claims from other studies that increased production has resulted in large increases in methane emissions….

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