TIPRO News Releases and Statements

Five Facts About Texas Oil and Gas: TNG's Response to IEA's Net Zero Pathway

Austin, Texas – The International Energy Agency (IEA) issued a report this week calling for no new investment in fossil fuel supply and provided a roadmap for reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Texans for Natural Gas (TNG), an education campaign ma...
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Legislation Supporting Natural Gas

Austin, Texas – Today, Governor of Texas Greg Abbott signed legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices, including natural gas. House Bill 17 amends the Utilities Code to prevent Texas cities and towns from ban...
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TIPRO Applauds House Passage of House Joint Resolution 82

Austin, Texas –The Texas House of Representatives this week voted overwhelmingly to approve House Joint Resolution 82, legislation that through a constitutional amendment would create the "Generate Recurring Oil Wealth for Texas Fund" or "GROW" fund ...
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TIPRO Statement on House Bill 1820

Austin, Texas – Late last evening, House Bill 1820 failed to pass out of the Texas House of Representatives before a key deadline. The bill relates to the regulation, monitoring, and enforcement of matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commissi...
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TIPRO Statement on Passage of Legislation to Prevent Energy Discrimination

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Bill 13, which seeks to prohibit companies that divest from, boycott or sanction the fossil fuel industry from doing business with the state of Texas. The Tex...
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TIPRO Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation Supporting Natural Gas

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas Senate voted to approve legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices including natural gas. House Bill 17, authored by state Representative Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont), a...
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Oil and Gas Industry Continues to Build on Environmental Progress, While Supporting Economic Recovery and Increasing Energy Security

Austin, Texas – Initially introduced in 2019, the radical “Green New Deal” policy was pushed to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade and transition the economy completely away from fossil fuels. Despite ultimately being dismissed b...
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TIPRO Statement on President Biden's New Infrastructure Plan

Austin, Texas – On Wednesday, March 31, U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled new plans aiming to modernize and expand the country's infrastructure. The following statement about the president's infrastructure initiative can be attributed to Ed Longaneck...
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TIPRO Statement on House Passage of Legislation Supporting Energy Choice

Austin, Texas – Today members of the Texas House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that will preserve the right of Texans to have access to energy choices in their homes and businesses. House Bill 17, authored by state Re...
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Flaring Progress in the Permian: Leading the World

Austin, Texas -- Methane emissions intensity in the Permian Basin has declined   over   70 percent   the past   eight   years as oil production   more than   tripled over the same period, according to a n   analysis by Texans for Natural Gas   (TNG) ...
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TIPRO and Texans for Natural Gas Combine to Strengthen Statewide Industry Education and Advocacy

Austin, Texas - The Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) announced today that it will integrate Texans for Natural Gas (TNG) into the organization’s education and advocacy platform. Under the guidance of TIPRO, the organ...
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Opinion: Lesson From The Winter Storm -- More Natural Gas Is Needed

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association The winter storm that rocked Texas last week was a wake-up call for millions of Texans left without power, heat, water, and many of life’s essentials for...
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TIPRO Submits Letter to Texas Legislature on State's Energy Crisis

Austin, Texas -- The last week of February, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) submitted a letter to the Texas House Committees on Energy Resources and State Affairs reviewing factors that contributed to statewid...
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TIPRO Releases "Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report"

Austin, Texas - Today the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) published the next installment of its "Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report." The new study examines employment trends in ...
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TIPRO Releases “2021 State of Energy Report”

Oil and Natural Gas Poised for Growth, but Recovery Threatened by New Administration The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the sixth edition of its “State of Energy Report,” offering a detailed analys...
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TIPRO Statement on President's Executive Order to Halt New Oil & Gas Leases on Public Lands and Waters

The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today released the following statement in response to the Biden Administration's order issued Wednesday that will halt leasing for fossil fuel production on federal lands and wa...
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Texas Upstream Employment Trends Mixed in November

Austin, Texas – Today, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) highlighted updated employment figures for the Texas upstream sector. Following an increase in upstream employment in September and October, new governmen...
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New TIPRO Report Details Workforce Trends For the Texas Oil & Natural Gas Industry

Austin, Texas – The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) today published the latest installment of its "Texas Oil & Natural Gas Industry Hiring and Workforce Trends Report." The new TIPRO analysis examines employme...
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TIPRO Response to Reform Austin’s "Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency"

By Ed Longanecker, president of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association In response to a recent article published by Reform Austin entitled Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency , some corrections, data a...
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TIPRO Comments on Texas Elections

Austin, Texas -- The United States continues to closely watch which presidential candidate will secure the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the Oval Office. While U.S. President Donald Trump won in Texas, it is possible the final results for...
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