It produced more than 1.54 billion barrels of crude in 2018, topping the previous record of 1.28bn barrels set in 1973, TIPRO
reported in its annual 'State of Energy Report.'
"Texas leads the country in employment and production, due in part to our pro-business environment and progressive, yet sensible approach from a legislative and regulatory perspective," said Ed Longanecker, president of TIPRO. "States that adopt overreaching regulations targeting oil and gas development will inevitably experience a progressive or even dramatic decline in these high-paying jobs and all associated benefits."
Since 1946, TIPRO has advocated to preserve and protect the ability of independents to explore for and produce oil and natural gas.
"TIPRO is committed to working with all stakeholders and supporting continued growth for our economy through the responsible drilling and production of oil and natural gas."
Editor's Note: The Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) is a trade association representing the interests of over 2,800 independent oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners throughout Texas.
Goodwyn begins by linking TIPRO to the "republican idea" that Americans sought "effective protection against centralized power." (p.
TIPRO came into existence in 1946 to oppose the Anglo-American Treaty on petroleum - a treaty that threatened the high level of domestic production achieved largely by the drilling of independents during the war.
In the final four chapters Goodwyn tells how TIPRO operated in a world shaped by Middle Eastern production, the policies of major oil and gas companies, and state and federal regulation.
In his post Great Depression chapters Goodwyn depends upon oral interviews with TIPRO members, articles and editorials from TIPRO publications, and correspondence and reports from the TIPRO archives.
TIPRO has called on its membership to dedicate their efforts in September to help make a difference in the fight against child hunger.
national average, and the impact of child hunger on our communities is significant, said Ed Longanecker, President of TIPRO. When you consider that $1 can provide 11 meals, according to hunger relief charity Feeding America, imagine what we can do if each TIPRO member donates $1,000 or more.