TIPRO News Releases and Statements

Texas Upstream Sector Continues to Expand with Eighth Consecutive Month of Job Gains

Austin, Texas - Today, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. Citing the latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Bureau of L...
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New Texans For Natural Gas Report: Texas LNG Key To A Sustainable, Reliable Energy Future

Austin, Texas - A new whitepaper by Texans for Natural Gas, a project of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), takes a closer look at how liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the key to a sustainable and reliable global en...
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Texas Upstream Sector Continues to Strengthen with Seventh Consecutive Month of Job Gains

Austin, Texas - Today, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. Citing the latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Bureau of L...
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TIPRO Statement on Railroad Commission Rulemaking on Critical Designation of Natural Gas Infrastructure

Austin, Texas - Today, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) adopted new rules for 16 Texas Administrative Code §3.65, relating to Critical Designation of Natural Gas Infrastructure , and amendments to §3.107, relating to Penalty Guidelines for Oil ...
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TIPRO Statement on SPR Release by The Biden Administration

Austin, Texas – Today, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. Department of Energy will release 50 million barrels of crude oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to address high energy prices. The following statement can be attribu...
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Texas Upstream Employment Sees Gains for Sixth Consecutive Month

Austin, Texas - Today, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. Citing the latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Bureau of L...
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Permian Basin Producers: Charting A Cleaner Energy Future

Austin, Texas - Methane emissions intensity in the Permian Basin has declined almost 70 percent since 2011, as oil and gas production rose over 320 percent, according to an analysis by Texans for Natural Gas (TNG), a project of the Texas Independent ...
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TIPRO Statement on Proposed Federal Methane Rule

Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) serves as a Small Entity Representative with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Environmental Prote...
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Texas Upstream Employment Rises for Fifth Consecutive Month

Austin, Texas - Today, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. According to the latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Burea...
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International Energy Outlook 2021 Highlights Important Role of Oil and Natural Gas

Austin, Texas - Today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its International Energy Outlook 2021. The new analysis forecasts continued growth in oil and natural gas production to support increasing energy consumption, particular...
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Texas Upstream Employment Growth Threatened by Proposed Natural Gas Tax

Austin, Texas - Today, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. According to the latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Burea...
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TIPRO Statement on U.S. House Ways and Means Committee's Draft Tax Bill

Austin, Texas - Today the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee unveiled its draft tax overhaul legislation, which maintains tax policies deemed critical by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO). Key tax provisions incl...
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July Texas Oil and Gas Job Postings Remain Steady

Austin, Texas - Today the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) released new workforce data and analysis reflecting a continued demand for talent in the Texas oil and natural gas industry. The new data examines employment...
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Texas Upstream Employment Increases by 1,500 in July

Austin, Texas - Today, the  Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO)  highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. According to the Current Employment Statistics (CES) report from the U.S. Bureau of ...
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Earthworks Tried to Attack Texas Oil & Gas over Flaring. They Failed. Badly.

Activist group Earthworks is  at it again , putting their own erroneous spin on science and Texas regulations in order to – as they admit -- “stop permitting new oil and gas facilities”. In its latest  report , the group claims that the majority of f...
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TIPRO Reaction to New Earthworks Flaring Report

Austin, Texas – Today, Earthworks released a report entitled,  "Flaring in Texas: A Comprehensive Government Failure."  The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) has reviewed the report in its entirety -- the following ...
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Q2 Texas Workforce Trends Reflect Growing Demand for Oil and Natural Gas

Austin, Texas - Today the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) released new workforce data and analysis reflecting improving economic conditions and growing demand for oil and natural gas this year. The new data specif...
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Texas Upstream Employment Continues to Rise

Austin, Texas - Today, the  Texas Independent Producers and Royalty   Owners   Association (TIPRO)  highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. For the first half of 2021, upstream employment increased by 8,766 net jobs in t...
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Texas Legislature Honors TIPRO on Association's 75th Anniversary

Austin, Texas – Before the 87th Texas Legislature adjourned Sine Die on Monday, May 31, lawmakers passed House Resolution 1311, filed by state Representative Charles "Doc" Anderson, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Texas Independent Producer...
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TIPRO Opposes Bill to Eliminate Percentage Depletion and Intangible Drilling Costs Tax Deductions

Austin, Texas – Today the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance will consider the  Clean Energy for America Act , comprehensive climate legislation that would adversely impact independent producers, mineral owners and our nation’s energy security. The bil...
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