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TIPRO Commends President Trump for Supporting American Energy Dominance and Environmental Protections

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) released the following statement on Monday, July 8th after President Donald Trump provided remarks highlighting the nation’s leadership on environmental issues. The comments that follow can be attributed to Ed Longanecker, president of TIPRO: Under the Trump Administration, officials have successfully scaled back many of the unnecessary, burdensome regulations… Read More
“Texas expands protections for state's royalty owners” #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

Texas Expands Protections for State’s Royalty Owners

In a win for Texas royalty owners, earlier this month Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law new protections designed to safeguard mineral owners from fraudulent activity and strengthen private property rights. Royalty owners, who lease the mineral rights beneath their land, represent an important segment of the oil and gas industry, directly supporting growing production of oil and gas… Read More
Policymakers Increasingly Intolerant of Criminal Activity Targeting Critical Infrastructure #OilmanNEWS Downstream Midstream Oil and Gas News Texas Upstream 

Policymakers Increasingly Intolerant of Criminal Activity Targeting Critical Infrastructure

In recent years, we’ve watched as environmental activists have adopted more aggressive tactics designed to block the development of infrastructure projects that benefit our nation, at times even taking destructive and violent action to stop the construction of pipeline systems and other oil and gas facilities in the United States. Demonstrations against the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access… Read More
Texas takes action to address transportation infrastructure woes #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Texas 

Texas Takes Action to Address Transportation Infrastructure Woes

After 140 days of intense work at the state capitol in Austin, the 86th Texas Legislature officially adjourned Sine Die on May 27, 2019. During this year’s legislative session, 7,324 total bills were filed for consideration — including 4,765 bills in the Texas House, and 2,559 legislative proposals in the Senate chamber, of which 1,429 bills passed out of both chambers.… Read More
Texas Upstream Employment Trends Indicate a Shortage of Available Talent #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

Texas Upstream Employment Trends Indicate a Shortage of Available Talent

As reported by TIPRO earlier this month, employment growth for the Texas upstream sector stalled in the fourth quarter of 2018 following many months of consecutive growth. A variety of factors contributed to the slowdown in hiring, including takeaway capacity constraints in West Texas, lower crude oil prices, rising material costs resulting from tariffs, as well as an ongoing shortage… Read More
Texas Oil & Natural Gas Production Rises as Employment Growth Stalls #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Texas 

Texas Oil & Natural Gas Production Rises as Employment Growth Stalls

According to the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), crude oil production in the state of Texas totaled an estimated 1.35 billion barrels through November of 2018, representing an increase of 209 million barrels of oil produced compared to the same timeframe in 2017, and a total of 1.5 billion barrels forecasted for the full year. Natural gas… Read More
Roads, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development Among Top Priorities for Oil and Gas Industry Next Session #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Press Release Texas 

Roads, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development Among Top Priorities for Oil and Gas Industry Next Session

The 86th Texas Legislature officially convenes on January 8, 2019, for another regular session. The Texas legislature, which meets every two years for 140 days, is required to pass a state budget and consider legislative proposals. Thousands of bills will be filed to address many issues facing the collective constituency in Texas. This includes hundreds of bills that pertain to… Read More
Energy-Minded Elected Officials a Must for Texas #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

Energy-Minded Elected Officials a Must for Texas

Candidates and political pundits often claim each election is the most important one ever. While this has become something of a cliché in politics, this election cycle does seem inimitable in many ways. Regardless of one’s political views, all voters in our great state have a responsibility to research and understand the issues and candidates that will shape the future of Texas and… Read More
American Energy Dominance Agenda Contributes to Record U.S. Oil Production #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

American Energy Dominance Agenda Contributes to Record U.S. Oil Production

This month, the U.S. Interior Department unveiled final revisions to an Obama-era rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations on federal lands. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also recently announced proposed improvements for the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) designed to ease regulatory burdens on domestic energy producers by modifying the frequency for monitoring… Read More
EPA Proposes Improvements to Oil & Natural Gas Air Quality Standards #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News 

EPA Proposes Improvements to Oil & Natural Gas Air Quality Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled new improvements for the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the oil and gas industry, which seek to align regulatory requirements in keeping with President Donald Trump’s Energy Dominance Agenda. Under the proposed regulatory package, announced by the EPA on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the agency would ease regulatory burdens on… Read More
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