Weekly Update

Friday, April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

Energy Briefing 


City Climate Plan Won't Put Dent In Global Emissions

The best way to become more “climate-ready” is to champion the abundant, reliable and affordable energy that has powered the most prosperous age of humanity yet — improving our quality of life and reducing poverty. San Antonio can accomplish these goals by reducing government intervention and embracing free market policies.




Typical Worker's Pay Nears $200,000 at Oil Refiner

Workers at oil and gas companies ranked near the top in median pay, as shale boom squeezed already tight labor market. It was a fruitful year for the rank and file at oil-and-gas companies, from Exxon Mobil Corp. to Phillips 66.




Pipeline Executive Order Supports Critical Component of Texas Economy

Pipelines are the safest, most environmentally responsible method of transporting oil and natural gas, yet activists have attempted to block them at every turn. This order will improve predictability in permitting, allowing for the safe transportation of natural resources to continue.








Texas Legislature



We were fortunate enough to be able to speak to legislators representing all parts of Texas about the importance of oil and gas to the Lone Star State. Take a look at what they said: https://www.texansfornaturalgas.com/legislator_interviews_86




In Case You Missed It



With soaring production creating an urgent need for additional pipeline capacity, Texas has become the epicenter of new midstream investment. Currently, companies are expected to invest around $40 billion to build or expand nearly 10,000 miles of pipeline in Texas – that’s enough pipeline to reach from West Texas to China!