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 Top Hand Award Banquet honoring Dick Sivalls of Sivalls, Inc. on January 18, 2024. Contact us to learn about attendance opportunities.

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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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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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Top Hand Award

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

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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 Members-Only Center.

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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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Outdoor Lighting Recommendations

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

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!

TTU has launched a new degree - the Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Energy. It is designed primarily for working professionals but is open to all. For more information, please click here.

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!