TIPRO News Releases and Statements

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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TIPRO Statement on Senate Bill 3

Austin, Texas – Senate Bill 3, the omnibus Winter Storm Uri legislation, passed out of the Texas House of Representatives this morning with overwhelming support. The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) strongly suppor...
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Five Facts About Texas Oil and Gas: TNG's Response to IEA's Net Zero Pathway

Austin, Texas – The International Energy Agency (IEA) issued a report this week calling for no new investment in fossil fuel supply and provided a roadmap for reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Texans for Natural Gas (TNG), an education campaign ma...
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Legislation Supporting Natural Gas

Austin, Texas – Today, Governor of Texas Greg Abbott signed legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices, including natural gas. House Bill 17 amends the Utilities Code to prevent Texas cities and towns from ban...
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TIPRO Applauds House Passage of House Joint Resolution 82

Austin, Texas –The Texas House of Representatives this week voted overwhelmingly to approve House Joint Resolution 82, legislation that through a constitutional amendment would create the "Generate Recurring Oil Wealth for Texas Fund" or "GROW" fund ...
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TIPRO Statement on House Bill 1820

Austin, Texas – Late last evening, House Bill 1820 failed to pass out of the Texas House of Representatives before a key deadline. The bill relates to the regulation, monitoring, and enforcement of matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commissi...
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TIPRO Statement on Passage of Legislation to Prevent Energy Discrimination

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Bill 13, which seeks to prohibit companies that divest from, boycott or sanction the fossil fuel industry from doing business with the state of Texas. The Tex...
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TIPRO Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation Supporting Natural Gas

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas Senate voted to approve legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices including natural gas. House Bill 17, authored by state Representative Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont), a...
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Oil and Gas Industry Continues to Build on Environmental Progress, While Supporting Economic Recovery and Increasing Energy Security

Austin, Texas – Initially introduced in 2019, the radical “Green New Deal” policy was pushed to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade and transition the economy completely away from fossil fuels. Despite ultimately being dismissed b...
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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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