The Voice of the Permian Basin

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

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Upcoming Events

Members, join us for our upcoming September Membership Luncheon and the 2019 Annual Meeting. Go to Upcoming Events or contact our office for more information!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Partners in Education

Learn how Texas Tech Law gives students the opportunity to learn both oil & gas law and industry standards through a variety of experiences outside the traditional classroom.

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Become a part of PBPA

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