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Booming Energy Industry is Helping Keep Texas Strong

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Steve Everley | The Galveston County Daily News | April 1, 2019 In response to the guest column by Priscilla Villa (“Texas should put communities first,” The Daily News, March 27): Texas has been experiencing record levels of oil and natural gas production, spurred by advancements in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. This boom has reduced energy prices for consumers, lessened our dependence on imported oil, and enhanced our state’s long-time status as a petroleum exporter.

Port of Corpus Christi Moves Forward With Lease to Build Crude Oil Terminal on Harbor Island

Monday, April 01, 2019

Tim Acosta | Corpus Christi Caller Times | March 28, 2019 The Port of Corpus Christi is moving forward with its multibillion-dollar crude oil storage terminal on Harbor Island in Port Aransas.

Week In Review: March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

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Bayou Bridge Pipeline is Now Complete, After Years of Controversy

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tristan Baurick | The Times-Picayune | March 27, 2019 The Bayou Bridge Pipeline is now complete and slated to begin transporting oil between Texas and St. James Parish next week, the companies that own the controversial project have announced.

Texans for Natural Gas Comments on Green New Deal Ahead of Senate Floor Vote

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Steve Everley | Texans for Natural Gas In advance of a Senate floor vote on the Green New Deal today in Washington, DC, Texans for Natural Gas spokesman Steve Everley issued the following statement:

Study: New Pipeline Investment Critical for Texas Economy

Monday, March 25, 2019

Texans for Natural Gas Texas infrastructure investment is forecast to average $38 billion annually from 2019 to 2048, according to a new IHS Markit study released by the Coalition for Critical Infrastructure (CCI). The study, entitled  “Critical Infrastructure for Texas Growth,” finds that oil and natural gas production growth, particularly in the Permian Basin, will also drive investment in critical pipeline infrastructure.

Week In Review: March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

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Texas Oil Boom: “The Biggest Income Opportunity in America”

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Robert Baillieul | Income Investors | March 14, 2019 McMullen County used to be a sleepy rural town just a few short years ago. But thanks to a recent Texas oil boom, the community has become the richest in the country.

Texas’ oil success relies on better ports

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Matt Gallagher | Houston Chronicle | March 13, 2019 If you travel along the Texas Gulf Coast today, look closely and you will take in a scene that would have seemed near impossible a decade ago - more domestic oil loaded onto ships for export than international oil being imported. This turn of events ultimately means greater energy security for the United States, but there is still work to be done.

TIPRO Analysis Details Texas Oil & Gas Workforce Trends

Sunday, March 17, 2019

World Oil | March 19, 2019 Rising production of oil and natural gas in the Lone Star State is opening new doors for Texans seeking employment opportunities with energy companies. A new analysis released today by the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) indicates the Texas oil and natural gas industry had approximately 90,700 job postings so far this year during the months of January and February, of which 15,375 job listings were unique. Employment opportunities for the state’s oil and gas industry have been most concentrated in the cities of Houston and Midland, which are central to much of the energy activity and business engagements for the Texas oil and gas industry. 

Week in Review: March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

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Abbott Pans Green New Deal, Praises Texas Oil and Gas Industry

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Jonathan Tilove | Austin-American Statesman | February 27, 2019 Gov. Greg Abbott told a convention of Texas oil and gas producers Wednesday not to worry about Democrats’ Green New Deal, an ambitious agenda to combat climate change that the governor said is so far out and far left that it will only ensure Republican political dominance.

Week In Review: March 8, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Oil & Gas Group Launches Webpage to Track Permian Basin Pipeline Projects

Friday, March 08, 2019

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle | March 6, 2019 A group funded by the oil and natural gas industry has launched a new webpage to track the progress of 13 Permian Basin to Gulf Coast pipeline projects under construction.

New Pipeline Capacity Dwarfs Flared Gas Volumes in the Permian

Friday, March 08, 2019

Steve Everley | Midland Reporter-Telegram | March 4, 2019 The proposed pipeline capacity expected to come online in the Permian Basin over the next three years is vastly greater than the estimated volumes of flared gas, according to a Texans for Natural Gas analysis.

Oil and Gas Pipelines To Connect Permian Basin with Gulf Coast Clears Federal Hurdle

Friday, March 08, 2019

Adrian C. Hedden | Albuquerque Journal | February 26, 2019 A pair of pipelines intended to carry crude oil and natural gas liquids from the Permian Basin to the Gulf Coast for export cleared a federal hurdle this month, receiving a nationwide permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Just 15% Of The Oil and Gas Workforce Is Female—These Women Want To Change That

Friday, March 08, 2019

Jane Wells | CNBC | Jan 4, 2019 Yes, oil prices go up and down — lately mostly down — but the "Help Wanted" sign is out. There's a generation of workers nearing retirement, and the pipeline of talent needs filling.

Texas Oil And Gas Industry Pays $38 Million A DAY To Fund Schools, Roads, First Responders

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Hank Berrien | The Daily Wire | February 18, 2019 For those who consistently accuse the fossil fuels industry of being greedy and selfish, here’s a statistic for you: in fiscal year 2018, the Texas oil and natural gas industry paid over $14 billion in state and local taxes and state royalties, a staggering $38 million each day to fund schools, roads, universities and first responders.

Week in Review: March 1, 2019

Friday, March 01, 2019

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US crude Oil Exports Hit a Record Last Week at 3.6 Million Barrels a Day

Friday, March 01, 2019

Tom DiChristopher | CNBC | February 21, 2019 The United States exported a record amount of crude oil last week, as output from the nation's shale fields continues to surge.

Six Reasons Why We Need More Pipelines in Texas

Friday, March 01, 2019

Texans for Natural Gas Pipelines are the safest, most environmentally responsible method of transporting oil and natural gas. With over 2.5 million miles of pipeline crisscrossing the United States and roughly 466,000 miles of pipeline throughout the state of Texas, pipelines play a crucial role in ensuring safe, efficient delivery of the energy we use every day. But even with this extensive pipeline network, more capacity is needed to allow the Texas energy boom to continue, as well as making sure Texas oil and natural gas reach consumers at home and our trading partners abroad.

Kinder Morgan Joint Venture to Build Deepwater Crude Export Off Texas Coast

Friday, March 01, 2019

Dave Kovaleski | Daily Energy Insider | February 5, 2019 A proposed joint venture between Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, and Oiltanking is looking to construct and operate a deepwater crude oil export port located off the coast of Freeport, Texas.

Market Solution: New Pipeline Capacity Dwarfs Flared Gas Volumes in the Permian

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Texans for Natural Gas The proposed pipeline capacity expected to come online in the Permian Basin over the next three years is vastly greater than the estimated volumes of flared gas, according to a Texans for Natural Gas analysis.

Regulators: Oil and Gas Boom in Texas Looks to Continue

Monday, February 25, 2019

Associated Press | Texarkana Gazette | February 21, 2019 Recent discoveries of massive energy reserves in West Texas will only enhance the already booming energy industry in the state according to testimony Wednesday offered before the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development.

Week In Review: February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

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