Texas Oil & Gas Association Partners with BCBSTX to Offer TXOGA Health Insurance Plan to Small Oil & Natural Gas Companies


June 26, 2019

The Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) is pleased to announce an exciting new benefit for its membership – the TXOGA Health Plan. Through an agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), this new health insurance option available to TXOGA members will make it easier for small businesses with 2 to 50 employees to provide affordable group health coverage to employees….

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Texas Gained 2,900 Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Jobs in April and May


June 24, 2019

AUSTIN – Data from the Texas Workforce Commission shows job growth in the upstream oil and natural gas sector in April and May 2019 after a time of fluctuation in employment figures since the fall of 2018. The upstream sector gained 1,900 and 1,000 jobs in April and May, respectively. 


“The Texas oil and natural gas industry continues to employ hundreds of thousands of Texans in high-skilled,…

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Todd Staples: Mandate for cleaner shipping fuel benefits Texas


June 22, 2019

The shale revolution has been an economic boon for Texas, creating middle-class jobs across the state, providing consumers with affordable, reliable energy, and reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil. Texas is perfectly positioned to continue to benefit from America’s renewed energy dominance for many reasons,…

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