TXOGA Hires Community Relations Directors in Houston and Corpus Christi


August 19, 2019


AUSTIN – The Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) today announced the hiring of two community relations directors in Houston and Corpus Christi. Caroline Conte will represent TXOGA in Houston and Matt Garcia will serve in Corpus Christi.

“Houston and Corpus Christi are hubs of oil and natural gas activity and we are pleased to bring Caroline and Matt on board to serve as a local resource to the residents,…

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Todd Staples: SA climate plan will threaten good-paying energy jobs, tech investment and affordable, reliable energy


The following column originally appeared in the San Antonio Business Journal on August 6, 2019.

The Texas economy is flush with industries that save and improve lives every day. From agriculture and transportation to manufacturing and oil and natural gas, Texas industry is meeting Texans’ needs with an ever-shrinking environmental footprint. This progress is happening because of multibillion-dollar investments in technologies that are protecting and improving the environment….

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TXOGA Statement on EPA’s Revised New Source Review Permitting Process


August 2, 2019

AUSTIN—The following statement can be attributed to Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil and Gas Association, regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement yesterday of proposed revisions to clarify the New Source Review (NSR) permitting process:

“The EPA proposal is a common sense approach to the NSR permitting process that will allow for an accurate assessment of an emission profile….

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