TIPRO News Releases and Statements

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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TIPRO: Proposed U.S. Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Contradict President’s Energy Dominance Agenda

Austin, Texas – Today the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), a leading oil and natural gas trade association based in Texas, expressed opposition to President Trump’s announcement concerning a 25 percent tariff on s...
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Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association to Close NASDAQ Stock Market

Event to Promote Unprecedented Economic Impact of the Texas Oil & Natural Gas Industry Austin, Texas - To showcase the substantial contributions of Texas oil and natural gas development to U.S. growth domestic product (GDP) and energy security, t...
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TIPRO Praises Governor Greg Abbott for Signing House Bill 1818, Texas Railroad Commission Sunset Legislation

Austin, Texas – Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday, May 22, signed House Bill 1818, extending the Texas Railroad Commission for another 12 years. The following is a statement from Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & R...
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TIPRO Applauds Texas State Senate for Passing House Bill 1818

Texas Railroad Commission Sunset Bill Provides Regulatory Certainty for Oil & Gas Development and Support for State Economy Austin, Texas – Today, the Texas State Senate approved passage of House Bill 1818 with a vote of 29-2. After failing to pa...
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TIPRO Applauds EPA’s Decision to Withdraw Information Collection Request

Austin, Texas – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday, March 2, 2017, that it will withdraw its request for oil and natural gas operators to provide information on equipment and emissions at existing oil and gas operati...
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TIPRO testifies before legislative committee on impact of EPA regulations

Austin, Texas – Today, Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), testified before the Texas Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development on the excessive regulatory over...
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TIPRO Statement on New Earthworks Study

Austin, Texas – Below is a statement from TIPRO President Ed Longanecker on the latest oil and gas report just released by environmental organization Earthworks entitled "Gasping for Breath": The latest installment from Earthworks once again ignores ...
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Texas Oilfield Relief Initiative Unveiled by Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick

New regulatory initiative seeks to improve agency efficiencies and reduce administrative burden on the oil and gas industry while ensuring the Railroad Commission continues to protect the public and environment Austin, Texas – Today, during an open c...
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Haynes and Boone Files Motion to Intervene in EPA Lawsuit On Behalf of Texas Oil & Gas Industry Group, TIPRO

Lawyers with Haynes and Boone, LLP representing the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) have filed a motion in a Washington, D.C. federal court seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by a group of environmental org...
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TIPRO Statement on New Seismicity Study

Austin, Texas – This week, a study published by faculty at the University of Texas and Southern Methodist University reports that earthquakes caused by human activity have been occurring in Texas since the 1920s. The study claims a connection between...
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TIPRO Statement on New EPA Regulations for the Oil & Gas Sector

Austin, Texas – Today the Obama administration issued a final rule to cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade. Officials have estimated the comprehensive regulation would cost the industry about $530...
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TIPRO Celebrates 70 Years of Oil & Natural Gas Advocacy

TIPRO Convention to Host Prominent Legislative and Industry Leaders Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), the leading voice of independent producers and royalty owners in Texas, is celebrating 70 ye...
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U.S. House passes resolution to lift crude oil export ban

Austin, Texas – The following is a statement that can be attributed to Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) : Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 702, which would repeal...
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TIPRO joins Congressman Henry Cuellar for energy roundtable in Laredo

Austin, Texas – Today U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) hosted a roundtable discussion in Laredo, Texas, involving oil and gas leaders, elected officials and agency administrators from both Mexico and the United States. The intent of the meeting ...
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