Texas Methane and Flaring Coalition Announces Goal of Ending Routine Flaring by 2030

2-10-2021

February 10, 2021

AUSTIN—The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) has issued the following statement regarding routine flaring:

The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) supports industry’s continued progress to end routine flaring and shares a goal of ending this practice by 2030. Based on an extensive review of regulatory requirements and operational best practices that include maintaining the accessibility of flaring for safety and environmental protection,…

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Staples: Texas Oil and Natural Gas: Powering Economic and Environmental Progress

2-3-2021

Note: This column originally appeared in the Rio Grande Guardian here.

February 3, 2021

It would be hard to overstate how much changed in 2020.

The global pandemic tested our resolve, forced lightning-speed adaptation in nearly every aspect of life, and the topic of energy catapulted to the top of political conversations.

However, one thing did not change in 2020 and should be more evident than ever: Oil and natural gas are essential and irreplaceable….

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Suspending Federal Oil and Natural Gas Leasing and Permitting will Threaten Jobs and Environmental Progress

1-22-2021

January 22, 2021

AUSTIN-Under the new Biden Administration, the Acting Interior Secretary has signed a 60-day Temporary Suspension of Delegated Authority that, among other things, suspends the issuance of federal onshore and offshore oil and natural gas leasing permits. Should this action become permanent, it would be devastating to jobs, communities and economies nationwide and would set back tremendous environmental progress, according to the Texas Oil &…

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TXOGA Statement on EPA Approval of the State of Texas’ Request for NPDES Program Authorization

1-15-2021

January 15, 2021

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

“The EPA’s approval of the State of Texas’ request for NPDES program authorization will allow the Texas oil and natural gas industry to continue to innovate and find new ways to treat wastewater for recycle and use beyond the oil field. TCEQ has the experience and dedicated resources in Texas to be in the best position to monitor and ensure compliance of oil and natural gas discharges with federal and state permit requirements….

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Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Paid $13.9 Billion in Taxes and State Royalties in Fiscal Year 2020

1-11-2021

January 11, 2021

Texas ISDs received $2+ Billion, Counties received $688 Million in property taxes from oil and natural gas production, pipelines and gas utilities

TXOGA President Todd Staples Outlines “Roadmap to Recovery” as Legislature Convenes

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AUSTIN – According to just-released data from the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA),…

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Distritos Escolares Independientes de Eagle Ford Recibieron $520.6 Millones; Condados de Eagle Ford Recibieron $170.6 Millones en Impuestos a la Propiedad del Petróleo y de Gas Natural en el Año Fiscal 2020

1-11-2021

11 de enero del 2021

El Condado de Webb y el Distrito Escolar Independiente United son los más beneficiados por los impuestos a la propiedad pagados en Eagle Ford

AUSTIN – Según datos recién publicados por la Asociación de Petróleo y Gas Natural de Texas (TXOGA), la industria petrolera y de gas natural de Texas pago un total de $13.9 mil millones en impuestos locales y estatales,…

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La Industria Petrolera y de Gas Natural de Texas Aporto $13.9 Mil Millones en Impuestos y Regalías Estatales en el Año Fiscal 2020

1-11-2021

11 de enero del 2021

Distritos Escolares Independientes de Texas recibieron más de $2 Mil Millones, Condados recibieron $688 Millones en impuestos a la propiedad por parte de la producción de petróleo y gas natural al igual que tubería y servicios de gas

El Presidente de TXOGA Todd Staples Detallo el “Camino Hacia la Recuperación” Ante la Convocatoria Legislativa

AUSTIN – Según datos recién publicados por la Asociación de Petróleo y Gas Natural de Texas (TXOGA),…

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Permian ISDs Received $978.75 Million, Counties Received $334.3 Million in Oil and Gas Property Taxes in Fiscal Year 2020

1-11-2021

January 11, 2021

Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD Received $167.6 Million, Reeves County Received $74.5 Million in Oil and Natural Gas Property Taxes – the Highest Totals in the State

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AUSTIN – According to just-released data from the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA), the Texas oil and natural gas industry paid $13.9 billion in state and local taxes and state royalties in fiscal year 2020,…

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Eagle Ford ISDs Received $520.6 Million; Eagle Ford Counties Received $170.6 Million in Oil and Natural Gas Property Taxes in Fiscal Year 2020

1-11-2021

January 11, 2021

Webb County and United ISD Rank #1 in Oil and Natural Gas Property Taxes Received in Eagle Ford

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AUSTIN – According to just-released data from the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA), the Texas oil and natural gas industry paid $13.9 billion in state and local taxes and state royalties in fiscal year 2020,…

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Texas oil and natural gas industry is driving prosperity while reducing emissions

12-11-2020

December 11, 2020

Note: This column originally appeared in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. 

Since Spindletop, Texas’ oil and natural gas industry has driven prosperity in our great state. If we were still a sovereign nation, Texas would have the 10th largest gross domestic product (GDP) in the world, ahead of Canada, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia. Our families, friends and neighbors depend on the medical devices derived from oil and natural gas products,…

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