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Texas Upstream Oil, Natural Gas Sector Gains 3,000 Jobs Amid Labor Market ‘Fireworks’

Texas Upstream Oil, Natural Gas Sector Gains 3,000 Jobs Amid Labor Market ‘Fireworks’

Texas’ upstream oil and gas employment grew to 188,700 in December, representing increases of 3,000 jobs month/month and 27,800 positions year/year, the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) reported last week. “Oil and natural gas employment continues to rebound, providing quality, high-paying jobs to Texans throughout the state, and we expect that trend…

January 25, 2022
Texas Upstream Jobs Sector Expanding, but Threats from Delta Variant Looming

Texas Upstream Jobs Sector Expanding, but Threats from Delta Variant Looming

The Texas oil and natural gas industry through July had seen a continued uptick in job growth, particularly in the Houston area, but the deadly Delta variant of Covid-19 poses near-term threats. An employment analysis of the upstream sector by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) showed a net increase of 1,500…

August 30, 2021

Permian NatGas, Oil Output and Jobs Soaring, but Concerns Abound on Trade, Takeaway

The Permian Basin employed 87,000-plus people last year, mostly in upstream operations, nearly twice as many direct jobs as in 2009, according to new statistics.

January 10, 2020

Texas Permian Oil, Gas Development Leading to Huge Growth Above Ground, Says TIPRO

Oil and natural gas development has skyrocketed over the past five years in the Permian Basin of West Texas, with communities in one of the sparcest regions of the state also experiencing huge growth, according to the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO).

May 13, 2019

Texas Independents Join Fight Over EPA Regulation of Drilling Waste

The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by environmentalists who want stricter U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation of oil/natural gas industry waste.

August 5, 2016