There are few industries in Texas as dynamic and essential to our state’s economy and our way of life as the energy industry. Despite recent economic challenges, the energy industry in Texas employs tens of thousands of people in virtually every corner of the state, providing jobs and income to countless families. And more and more, as the industry changes and innovates, its presence in being seen and felt in places previously far from the drilling rigs and hydraulic fracturing operations that once only dotted the vast horizons of Texas.

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