TIPRO News Releases and Statements

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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President Trump's Visit to the Permian Basin Illustrates Importance of the Texas Oil & Gas Industry

Austin, Texas -- A new report released Wednesday, July 29, 2020, by the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) shares data and analysis on oil and natural gas production and employment trends in Texas over the first half...
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"Oil and Gas Tax Revenue Critical in Supporting Texas Budget Priorities"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) According to an updated economic forecast released by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on July 20, the state is projected to end the current fiscal ...
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“USMCA Bolsters Opportunities for Texas Economy”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) With the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially entering into force last Wednesday, July 1, our nation is now able to embark on...
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Blue Ribbon Task Force for Oil Economic Recovery Offers Solutions to Reduce Flaring and Emissions in Texas

Austin, Texas – Today, the Railroad Commission of Texas heard invited testimony from the Blue Ribbon Task Force for Oil Economic Recovery, environmental groups and oil and natural gas operators focused on recommendations to reduce routine flaring of ...
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Blue Ribbon Task Force for Oil Economic Recovery Encourages Regulatory Relief to Help Texas Producers

Austin, Texas – Today, the Railroad Commission of Texas convened for its monthly commissioners' conference to discuss pending business and regulatory matters, as well as receive an update from the Blue Ribbon Task Force for Oil Economic Recovery. Thi...
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"Texas Energy Sector Steps Up To Help Local Communities During Global Pandemic"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) While the oil and gas industry has in recent weeks been battered from destructive market conditions and extremely low commodity prices, energy co...
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TIPRO Reaction to Railroad Commission Proration Hearing

Austin, Texas -- On Tuesday, April 14, the Railroad Commission of Texas will conduct an open meeting to discuss a motion to determine reasonable market demand for oil in the state of Texas, including the review of a request posed to the agency to cur...
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TIPRO Partners With New Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (TMFC)

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) is a proud partner of the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (TMFC) , a collaboration of Texas-based oil and natural gas industry trade organizations and 40 c...
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TIPRO Responds to Flaring Report Issued by RRC Commissioner Ryan Sitton

Austin, Texas -- Today Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton released a report highlighting data on flaring volumes from the oil and natural gas industry. The report examines the relationship between oil production and flaring and offers a new metr...
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