San Antonio officials breathe sigh of relief over Mexico trade deal

San Antonio business leaders are breathing a collective sigh of relief following news that the Trump administration has reached a bilateral trade deal with Mexico, which observers said sets the stage for a final and renegotiated North American Free T...
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Texas oil producers: Trade war puts U.S. oil & gas sector at risk

The U.S.-China trade tensions—which continue to escalate despite last week’s talks—risk backfiring on the American oil and gas sector, slowing down investments in long-term projects, a Texas energy group says in yet another warning that escalation of...
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Q&A: San Antonio oil executive and first Hispanic chairman of TIPRO on his plans for association

  Hurd Enteprises Ltd. President Eugene Garcia has been elected board chairman for the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association. The San Antonio oil company executive is the first Hispanic to lead TIPRO's board. TEXAS INDEPENDENT ...
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Trade war with China puts Texas LNG exports at risk [Opinion]

Texas exploration and production companies and Chinese refiners shared a collective sigh of relief following a recent decision to remove U.S. crude oil from the list of goods entangled in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Nevertheless, though U.S. cr...
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Trump's trade pledges have backfired, energy trade group says

A Texas oil and gas production organization said the president has made good on his campaign promises, but his policies are having consequences at home. Aug. 24 (UPI) --  U.S. President Trump is admired for fulfilling campaign promises, but some of t...
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Trump's tariffs undercut his tax cuts, border wall, energy agenda and more

WASHINGTON — A singular force is undermining President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, his efforts to denuclearize North Korea, his dreams of a high-dollar infrastructure plan, his boosts to America’s energy industry and even his desire fo...
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SA congressman warns of Russian hackers targeting oil and gas companies

A San Antonio-area congressman is warning oil and natural gas companies about threats from Russian hackers. U.S. Rep.  Will Hurd , R-Helotes, a former CIA agent, believes the success of the shale revolution in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and ...
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Longanecker: Trump's tariffs threaten the Texas oil boom

The oil and gas industry remains one of the most resilient and impactful sectors in the country, despite efforts by some to derail domestic production based on an ideology, not science, and certain ill-conceived policies carrying unintended consequen...
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Texas oil and gas leaders call for metal tariff removal, warn of effects on the industry and Texas economy

The Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association, one of the state’s largest oil and gas advocacy organizations, issued a statement Monday warning about the negative economic impact Texas would feel from recently imposed steel and alumi...
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Murkowski: Tariffs hurt more than just agriculture

"I urge the president to take a broader view of the impacts his trade policy is having and recognize that trade assistance is no substitute for trade itself," U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told UPI. July 26 (UPI) --  President  Donald Trump  ha...
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Texas oil and gas employment, production threatened by steel, alumnium tariffs

The oil and gas industry remains one of the most resilient and impactful sectors in the country despite efforts by some to derail domestic production based on an ideology, not science, and certain ill-conceived policies carrying unintended consequenc...
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Trump's tariffs threaten the Texas oil boom

The oil and gas industry remains one of the most resilient and impactful sectors in the country, despite efforts by some to derail domestic production based on an ideology, not science, and certain ill-conceived policies carrying unintended consequen...
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Expect production cuts without tariff relief, U.S. energy group says

July 19 (UPI) --  Steel tariffs are creating headwinds for the U.S. energy sector, impeding with the government's own objectives and stifling production, industry leaders said. "The Trump Administration has supported the development of robust domesti...
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More Texas energy sector frustration with tariffs emerges

July 2 (UPI) --  Parts of the energy sector still in recovery mode will be hit by U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel and hurt the broader Texas economy, a trade group said. Texas is the largest oil producer in the United States and its Permian shale ...
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Gov. Greg Abbott calls on Trump to reconsider steel tariffs

Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday implored President Donald Trump to reconsider tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, arguing such measures will slow the growth of the Texas economy and potentially jeopardize oil and gas developments amid a surge in U.S....
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OPEC news pushes oil price higher

Despite OPEC’s decision F riday to increase oil output,  West Texas Intermediate prices rose sharply by nearly 5 percent Friday. WTI futures contracts for August delivery settled Friday at $68.58 per barrel, up $3.04 (4.64 percent) on the day and up ...
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“Energy-Minded Elected Officials a Must for Texas”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) Candidates and political pundits often claim each election  is the most important one ever . While this has become something of a cliché in polit...
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TIPRO Statement on New NAFTA Deal

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) released the following statement after an announcement from the Trump Administration that Canada has agreed to join the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreeme...
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“American Energy Dominance Agenda Contributes to Record U.S. Oil Production”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) This month, the U.S. Interior Department unveiled final revisions to an Obama-era rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and natural ga...
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“EPA Proposes Improvements to Oil & Natural Gas Air Quality Standards”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled new improvements for the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the oi...
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