TIPRO News Releases and Statements

Texas Governor Signs Oil and Natural Gas Pre-emption Bill Into Law

Austin, Texas – Today Texas Governor Greg Abbott officially signed legislation, House Bill 40, that affirms the state’s exclusive jurisdiction over oil and natural gas development. The new law, which takes effect immediately, also outlines and clarif...
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House Bill 40 Passes Texas Senate, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Austin, Texas – Today the Texas Senate approved passage of House Bill 40 with a vote of 24 to 7. House Bill 40 affirms the state’s exclusive jurisdiction over oil and natural gas development in Texas. The bill also preserves the ability of municipali...
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Senate Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee Passes House Bill 40

Legislation Affirms State's Exclusive Jurisdiction of Oil & Natural Gas Development Austin, TX – Today the Texas Senate Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee voted in favor of House Bill 40 (HB 40), a legislative measure that aff...
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TIPRO Endorses Texas House of Representatives Tax Relief Plan

 Austin, TX – Today the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) announces its official endorsement of the Texas House relief tax plan. Specifically, House Bills 31 and 32 would provide a permanent tax cut that over t...
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TIPRO Applauds Texas House of Representatives for Passing House Bill 40

 Legislation Affirms State's Exclusive Jurisdiction of Oil & Natural Gas Development Austin, TX – Today the Texas House of Representatives officially approved passage of House Bill 40, a legislative measure that affirms the state's exclusive...
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TIPRO Applauds Senate Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee for Passing Senate Bill 1165

Austin, TX – Today members of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development voted to approve Senate Bill 1165, a legislative measure that would assert the state's exclusive jurisdiction over oil and natural gas development in T...
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TIPRO Supports Legislation that Affirms State Regulatory Oversight of Oil and Natural Gas Development

  Austin, TX – Today leaders of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) testified in favor of House Bill 40, a legislative measure that would assert the state's exclusive jurisdiction over oil and natural gas dev...
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TIPRO Applauds Texas Governor for Commitment to State Transportation and Infrastructure Needs

Austin, TX – During his State of the State address, Governor Greg Abbott today announced a continued commitment to providing funding for road repair, maintenance, and infrastructure investments in Texas. Under the Governor’s new budget proposal, $4 b...
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TIPRO Supports New Funding Measure for Transportation Infrastructure Investment

Austin, TX – Today Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Senator Robert Nichols held a joint press conference announcing a proposed funding measure for transportation infrastructure maintenance and investment. The proposal would specifically dedicate v...
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84TH LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGINS ON TUESDAY

  On Tuesday, January 13, the 84 th Texas Legislature convened, kicking off the start of the regular legislative session. As part of the day's activities, elected legislators took the oath of office. The Texas House of Representatives also re‐ e...
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U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Employment Increases 3.4% in First Half of 2014

More Than 84,000 Oil and Gas Jobs Added Over 18 Months   Austin, TX – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the third installment of the organization's 2014 State of Energy Report Series, providi...
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TIPRO Announces Winners of 2014 Texas Top Producers Awards Oil and Gas Industry Executives Honored at 3rd Annual Gala

Austin, TX – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) is pleased to announce the finalists and winners of the 2014 Texas Top Producers awards. Altogether, eighty-eight finalists were honored at the Petroleum Club of Ho...
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TIPRO Releases Second Annual “State of Energy Report”

Texas Continues to Lead the Country in Oil & Natural Gas Employment and Production   Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released its second annual "State of Energy Report," offering...
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Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association to Close NASDAQ Stock Market

In an ongoing effort to showcase the many economic contributions and growth of the Texas oil and gas industry, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) and member executives will close the NASDAQ Stock Market in New Yo...
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