TIPRO News Releases and Statements

The Hill: "Steel quotas will turn the energy boom into a bust"

By Ed Longanecker, opinion contributor As the Trump administration prepares to sign the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — one of its greatest accomplishments to date  — the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is reportedly considering replaci...
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“Energy Job Growth Threatened by Proposed USTR Steel Import Quotas”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is reportedly considering replacing the current 25 percent tariffs on Mexican and Canadian ste...
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TIPRO Congratulates Cheniere Energy on Corpus Christi Facility Opening

Today Cheniere Energy announced the opening of its new Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. The Corpus Christi Liquefaction facility is Cheniere’s second LNG export facility in the U.S. and the first LNG facility in the state o...
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Roads, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development Among Top Priorities for Oil and Gas Industry Next Session

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO)   The 86 th  Texas Legislature officially convenes on January 8, 2019, for another regular session. The Texas legislature, which meets every two ...
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“Energy-Minded Elected Officials a Must for Texas”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) Candidates and political pundits often claim each election  is the most important one ever . While this has become something of a cliché in polit...
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TIPRO Statement on New NAFTA Deal

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) released the following statement after an announcement from the Trump Administration that Canada has agreed to join the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreeme...
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“American Energy Dominance Agenda Contributes to Record U.S. Oil Production”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) This month, the U.S. Interior Department unveiled final revisions to an Obama-era rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and natural ga...
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“EPA Proposes Improvements to Oil & Natural Gas Air Quality Standards”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled new improvements for the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the oi...
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TIPRO Statement on New EPA Proposal to Improve Oil & Gas Regulations

Austin, Texas – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced several proposed improvements to the 2016 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the oil and gas industry to help streamline implementation, remove duplicative EPA a...
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TIPRO Statement on President Trump’s Proclamation Providing Targeted Relief on Steel, Aluminum Quotas

Austin, Texas – The following is a statement from Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), regarding proclamations signed by President Donald Trump providing relief from the quotas on stee...
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TIPRO Statement on New Trade Agreement Reached Between the U.S. and Mexico

Austin, Texas – The following is a statement from Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), regarding the preliminary United States–Mexico trade agreement announced by the Trump Administrat...
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“Texas Oil & Gas Industry Expands Production as International Trade Concerns Loom”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) Texas exploration and production companies and Chinese refiners shared a collective sigh of relief following a recent decision to remove U.S. cru...
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TIPRO: Rising Texas Oil & Gas Employment and Production Threatened by Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Austin, Texas -- The oil and gas industry remains one of the most resilient and impactful sectors in the country, despite ongoing efforts by some to derail domestic production based on an ideology, not science, and certain ill- conceived policies car...
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TIPRO Commends Governor Abbott for Asking President Trump to Reconsider Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Austin, Texas – The following is a statement from Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), regarding a letter sent Thursday, June 28th from Governor of Texas Greg Abbott to President Donal...
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TIPRO Disappointed with President Trump’s Decision to Impose Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Measure will add significant costs to independent oil and gas operators and impede industry recovery efforts Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) has expressed opposition to the regulatory proposal ...
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As Extension Deadline Nears on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, TIPRO Warns of Consequences

Austin, Texas -- As communicated in late April, U.S. President Donald Trump postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, A...
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“Texas Oil and Gas Industry Poised for Growth, Challenges Remain”

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) According to a recent study published by the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), the Texas oil and gas industry...
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TIPRO Statement on Unwarranted Petition to List Dunes Sagebrush Lizard under ESA

Austin, Texas – The following is a statement from Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), regarding a petition filed Tuesday, May 8 th  to list the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard as endangered: “...
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TIPRO Calls on President Trump to Extend Steel & Aluminum Tariff Exceptions

Ahead of May 1st deadline, leading oil and gas association says exceptions should remain in place Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) on Monday, April 30th pushed for President Donald Trump to cont...
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TIPRO Releases “State of Energy Report”

Data Confirms U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Industry Officially Rebounded in 2017; Texas Leads in Employment & Production Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the third edition of its ...
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