Alliance Announcements & Statements

Executive Summary: Sustainable Produced Water Policy, Regulatory Framework, and Management in the Texas Oil and Gas Industry: 2019 and Beyond

Sep 23, 2019

 Click Here to download the Executive Summary. Click here to download the complete White Paper. Introduction: What’s at Stake In recent years, the United States (US) has achieved historic global oil and gas production and has largely accomplished the goal of becoming energy independent. Texas has firmly established itself as the national leader in both…

Subcommittee Hearing: Oil and Gas Development: Impacts of Water Pollution Above and Below Ground

Aug 10, 2019

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Alan Lowenthal Witness List Mr. Dominic DiGiulio, Ph.D. (testimony) Senior Research Scientist                                              PSE Healthy Energy                                                      Mr.…

Congress, Look at Texas for the Facts on Fracking

May 17, 2019

By John TinteraMay 17, 2019 On Thursday, the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a hearing to investigate whether oil and gas drilling causes water pollution. It’s a very important topic. If drilling pollutes our drinking water, new restrictions would obviously be needed to safeguard public health. Fortunately, every available piece of scientific…

Texas Fuels The World: An Open Letter to All American Energy Consumers

Jan 14, 2019

January 14, 2019  For Immediate ReleaseAustin, Texas – from the Headquarters of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Oil and gas exports from Texas’ hydrocarbon reservoirs are a rock-solid guarantee that America’s light switches work, computers hum, and our paychecks are more secure. Texas hydrocarbon energy fuels the world, making our lives safer and more prosperous.…

Basic Energy Services

Dec 1, 2018

 Hello all new and returning members, My name is Jamie Weber and I am very excited to join the Alliance as the new Student and Young Professional Coordinator to help grow the next generation of energy professionals.I know firsthand how important my networking and internships in college were for me to get a job and I would…

Oil Field Steel Import Quotas Are The Wrong Solution

Nov 1, 2018

By John Tintera, President, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Negotiators with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) may be preparing to recommend import quotas on the specialized steel that comes from Mexico and Canada. This is a bad idea rife with unintended consequences.  Steel is critical to oil and gas production. Without readily…

Alliance Sends Letter To President Trump On NAFTA And Steel Tariffs

Mar 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 President Donald J. TrumpThe White HouseOffice of the President1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, which represents nearly 2,600 independent oil and gas producers as well as service and drilling companies, I would like to take this opportunity to express our…

“Jobless Recovery”? Absolutely Not by Alliance Petroleum Economist Karr Ingham

Feb 1, 2018

By Karr Ingham, Alliance Petroleum Economist Last month, we highlighted the fact that the industry appears to be doing more with less, producing record amounts of crude oil at a lower rig count, with fewer drilling permits issued, and yes, with fewer employees compared to the peak industry employment levels in late 2014. That does…

A Rebuttal: Fossil Fuels Fuel The World

Jan 1, 2018

Editor’s Note: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) recently passed a resolution stating they will no longer accept campaign donations from fossil fuel companies. As one of the largest trade energy associations in the country, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers works on sound energy policy, no matter what party is in office. We support candidates…