At the San Antonio oil & gas conference, Texas RRC's Elizabeth Ames Jones touted the Eagle Ford's contribution to the economy and Texas. She reported the Texas Rainy Day Fund will get a deposit of $1.1 billion dollars in November. The bulk of the money comes from oil & gas revenue. That's a good boost to state coffers.[ic-c] She also made a political plea for the federal government to stay hands off when it comes to oil & gas activity and hydraulic fracturing.
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