The Texas oil and gas industry has faced a unique set of challenges this year, but it continues to provide strong economic support and will for decades to come, according to one of the state’s top energy groups.

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The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) issued its latest report Thursday on employment trends, examining the state’s upstream, midstream and downstream sectors for September and October. The data is used to advance legislative, regulatory, educational and workforce-related initiatives to benefit the industry and the Texas economy. 

“Despite an unprecedented array of challenges facing the Texas oil and natural gas industry this year, the sector continued to provide significant economic support to the state and will continue to do so for...