Tag: Texas Alliance of Energy Producers

Texas’ oil and gas industry expands to near-record levels

The Texas oil and gas industry is approaching records set in the 1970s, according to the latest Texas Petro Index.  More »

Texas crude production hits highest level since 1980

An index that measures oil and gas activity in Texas reached a record level last month, bolstered by rising production and wellhead prices.  More »

Oil towns lead nation in population growth

New census data show a population surge as the oil boom draws workers and families to oil fields around the country. Some of the nation’s fastest-growing communities include two Texas towns in the Permian Basin and three cities near North Dakota’s Bakken Shale.  More »

Oil prices boost Texas Petro Index to record high

The state‚Äôs oil and gas boom roared ahead in July, boosting an industry index to record levels.  More »

Texas natural gas value plummets by $1 billion

Energy industry activity in Texas generally has declined over the past year, as the rig count fell, drilling slowed, and hiring moderated, according to a monthly Texas Petro Index report.  More »

Report: Texas oil and gas employment hits record

The number of workers on oil and gas payrolls grew 16 percent over the past year. But the industry is taking a hit on falling natural gas prices.  More »

E&P buoyed Texas economy in 2010

Oil and gas production accounted for 8.5 percent of Texas’ economy in 2010, while jobs in the energy business accounted for 13.5 percent of the state total, according to the Texas Petro Index. (AP Photo/Texas Energy Museum)  More »