The Voice of the Permian Basin

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

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Become a Member

PBPA Members receive exclusive benefits, including legislative insights and engagement opportunities. To join online, click here.

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Upcoming Events

Our next event will be the Annual Meeting on September 11th - 12th in Midland, TX. Contact us to learn about attendance opportunities.

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Who We Are

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

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Important Legislation

We strive to keep our members informed about important legislation, regulations, and policy changes that can impact their operations. Click above for pertinent details and data.

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Top Hand Award

The Top Hand award is the highest honor distributed each year by PBPA. It acknowledges the contributions an individual has made in the industry and the Permian Basin communities.

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The Standard

Check out the latest edition of our official newsletter, The Standard. View all editions of The Standard in the Member Center.

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Read news about the PBPA's latest activities and happenings throughout our region.

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Enriching Texas

Click the above graphic to view a study of the financial contributions of the Permian Basin to the Texas State Treasury.

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Partners in Education

Texas Tech University's Energy Law curriculum 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! NEW: Learn from the comfort of your office or home with the Oil & Gas Law I course!

Special Thanks to Our President's Circle Members


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