TIPRO News Releases and Statements

TIPRO Statement on President Biden's New Infrastructure Plan

Austin, Texas – On Wednesday, March 31, U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled new plans aiming to modernize and expand the country's infrastructure. The following statement about the president's infrastructure initiative can be attributed to Ed Longaneck...
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TIPRO Statement on House Passage of Legislation Supporting Energy Choice

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices in their homes and businesses. House Bill 17, authored by state Re...
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Flaring Progress in the Permian: Leading the World

Austin, Texas -- Methane emissions intensity in the Permian Basin has declined   over   70 percent   the past   eight   years as oil production   more than   tripled over the same period, according to a n   analysis by Texans for Natural Gas   (TNG) ...
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TIPRO and Texans for Natural Gas Combine to Strengthen Statewide Industry Education and Advocacy

Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) announced today that it will integrate Texans for Natural Gas (TNG) into the organization’s education and advocacy platform. Under the guidance of TIPRO, the organ...
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Opinion: Lesson From The Winter Storm -- More Natural Gas Is Needed

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association The winter storm that rocked Texas last week was a wake-up call for millions of Texans left without power, heat, water, and many of life’s essentials for...
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TIPRO Submits Letter to Texas Legislature on State's Energy Crisis

Austin, Texas -- The last week of February, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) submitted a letter to the Texas House Committees on Energy Resources and State Affairs reviewing factors that contributed to statewid...
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TIPRO Releases "Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report"

Austin, Texas - Today the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) published the next installment of its "Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report." The new study examines employment trends in ...
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TIPRO Releases “2021 State of Energy Report”

Oil and Natural Gas Poised for Growth, but Recovery Threatened by New Administration The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the sixth edition of its “State of Energy Report,” offering a detailed analys...
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TIPRO Statement on President's Executive Order to Halt New Oil & Gas Leases on Public Lands and Waters

The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the following statement in response to the Biden Administration's order issued Wednesday that will halt leasing for fossil fuel production on federal lands and wa...
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Texas Upstream Employment Trends Mixed in November

Austin, Texas – Today, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. Following an increase in upstream employment in September and October, new governmen...
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New TIPRO Report Details Workforce Trends For the Texas Oil & Natural Gas Industry

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today published the latest installment of its "Texas Oil & Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report." The new TIPRO analysis examines employme...
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TIPRO Response to Reform Austin’s "Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association In response to a recent article published by Reform Austin entitled Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency , some corrections, data a...
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TIPRO Comments on Texas Elections

Austin, Texas -- The United States continues to closely watch which presidential candidate will secure the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the Oval Office. While U.S. President Donald Trump won in Texas, it is possible the final results for...
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"Vote for Texas Energy"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association Candidates and political pundits often claim each election is the most important in our history . While this has become something of a cliché in politics, ...
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"Oil and Natural Gas Recovery and Maintaining an Environment Conducive to Economic Growth"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association As the Texas oil and natural gas industry slowly recovers from a historic decline in global demand brought on by COVID-19 and other market factors, policy ...
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TIPRO Statement Regarding Thursday's Final Presidential Debate

Austin, Texas – Thursday evening brought another lively and informative debate between the front-running presidential candidates, current U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and former Vice President Joe Biden (D). The following statement concerning the ...
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New Government Report Highlights Importance of Oil and Natural Gas to Americans' Daily Lives, the U.S. Economy

Austin, Texas -- On Monday, October 5, the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy released a new comprehensive report reinforcing the benefits provided from domestic development of oil and natural gas. The following statement on the fede...
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TIPRO Welcomes New Chairman, Board Members

Austin, Texas -- The membership of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) last week approved Brent Hopkins as the organization's new chairman of the TIPRO Board of Directors, effective immediately. Hopkins was confir...
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"Trump Administration Adopts Reasonable Air Quality Standards for Oil and Natural Gas"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released final regulations revising the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the o...
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"The Future of Texas Oil and Gas Will Depend on Bold Energy Leadership"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) As the U.S. oil and gas industry endures the most challenging market conditions in its history, other threats loom on the horizon. Consequently, ...
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