PBPA works diligently with local, state, and federal lawmakers to pass legislation that balances the prevention of overregulation with the quality of life for the whole Permian Basin.


PBPA works closely with local governments and their constituents in the Permian Basin to help shape ordinances and propositions that are both in the interest and safety of the community, while also economically reasonable to local industry. All Permian Basin residents in one way or another depend on the success of the Oil and Gas… Learn More


Though PBPA is a regional association, our members are still affected by the rules and laws passed by our Federal Government and Federal Agencies. PBPA actively watches and participates in the Federal process by meeting with members of Congress directly, to communicate our members’ needs and to make sure that they have voice in the… Learn More

New Mexico

PBPA is takes a very active role in New Mexico legislative affairs. PBPA has recently developed a full-time presence in the state by employing a full time lobbyist based out of our recently opened office across from the state capitol in Santa Fe. PBPA stays involved in all New Mexico’s industry related issues; from testifying… Learn More


Legislation: With the Texas House and Senate meeting only six months every two years, thousands of bills are drafted and brought to a vote every session and in a very short amount of time. PBPA therefore keeps its membership informed and protected by tracking the hundreds of bills that could adversely affect the petroleum industry.… Learn More