Weekly Update

Thursday, September 26, 2019

September 20, 2019

Energy Briefing


Saudi Oil Attacks Didn't Spark a U.S. Fuel Crisis. Thank Texas

The dream of cutting our dependency on foreign oil is reality, and we don’t have to protect our economic interests in the Middle East the way we once did. Thanks to west Texas, we have more room to maneuver at home and abroad.



Houston Mayor: Texas Natural Gas Key to 'Lifting Communities Out of Energy Poverty'

As the global natural gas conference Gastech 2019 kicked off in Houston on Tuesday, the city’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, expressed his support for the fuel and its role in “lifting communities out of poverty.”



How Oil and Gas Development Funds Texas Schools

Texas has two of the largest endowments in the country, thanks to oil and gas: The Texas Permanent Schools Fund and The Permanent University Fund! An endowment for K-12 public schools, that totaled $44 billion as of August 31, 2018. In that same fiscal year, the PSF allocated $1.2 billion towards Texas education investments.









Support Clean-Burning Natural Gas

Time is running out - if you live in Houston, send an email to your Mayor and City Council Members telling them you support the climate and economic benefits of clean-burning natural gashttps://p2a.co/6CfYFhJ 



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