The Voice of the Permian Basin

Serving the oil & gas industry of West Texas & Southeastern New Mexico since 1961

PBPA Graphic Covid 19.jpg

Valuable Information

During the COVID 19 pandemic, when conditions are changing daily, you can come here to find information on resources available to support you, your communities and your businesses.

PBPA2018final-55.Ben Shepperd.jpg


Read about breaking news on all new legislation, regulations, and events effecting the industry and the Permian Basin at large.


Become a Member

PBPA Members receive exclusive benefits, including legislative insights and opportunities on PBPA activities. To join online or create an account to access exclusive member-only materials, click here.

PBPA2018final-64.Team PBPA.ver 2.jpg

Who We Are

Our Mission:

To advocate for safe and responsible oil and gas development and to provide education on safety, legislation, regulation, and support services for the industry.


Look Beyond

Discover how natural gas and oil play a role in achieving your health and wellness goals.


Top Hand Award

The PBPA Top Hand award is the highest honor distributed by the PBPA each year. This award is given to acknowledge the tremendous contributions individuals have given to the oil and gas industry and the communities of the Permian Basin.


Colin's Corner

Inside the mind of Colin P. Fenton, managing partner & head of research at Blacklight Research LLC, a strategic adviser to senior leaders of corporations, institutional investment firms, and sovereign governments.

Lighting Recommendations.jpg

Outdoor Lighting Recommendations

These recommendations are a result of collaboration between members of the oil and gas industry and academia. These recommendations are targeted at operations in the Texas counties surrounding the McDonald Observatory, but are equally beneficial across the industry.

Tech Energy Law Logo.2.png

Partners in Education

The Energy Law curriculum at Texas Tech University School of Law enables students to learn the nuances of energy law from experts in the field. To find out more, visit the Tech Energy Law program now!

Road Safety is No Accident.png

Become a part of PBPA

PBPA has an outstanding track record for being the oldest and most active association in the region.