Pioneer’s dedication to community wellbeing and success shows in the many ways we seek to be a good neighbor. With operations in the Eagle Ford Shale, we have developed a special connection with our South Texas family.
As a founding member of the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER), Pioneer works closely with industry representatives, local officials, regional stakeholders, academia, media and community members to ensure oil and gas development is accomplished in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the industry and local communities.
We have also created valuable partnerships with community organizations and institutions. Pioneer’s corporate focus for charitable giving is on youth and education. Our employees actively volunteer in charitable endeavors across the region, and it is our hope that the impact we have is both meaningful and long-lasting.
The approximate number of people Pioneer and its subsidiaries employ in Bee, DeWitt and Victoria counties, as of July 2015.
Pioneer’s production taxes paid to local South Texas communities in 2014. Production, or severance, taxes are levied by each state on companies producing natural resources.
Ad valorem taxes Pioneer paid in 2014 to South Texas counties. Ad valorem taxes are levied at a county level, and the producing resources are taxed according to their appraised fair market value.
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One hundred middle school students from throughout the region are nominated each year to participate in a life-changing summer conference.
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Through partnerships with South Texas schools, Pioneer is making a lasting difference in the lives of students.
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Pioneer believes in the importance of cultivating practical responsibility at a young age and is supportive of the lessons youth livestock shows provide.
Oil and gas production in the area continues to have a positive impact on local communities, providing economic growth and opportunities for residents and Pioneer employees alike.
Pioneer employees in South Texas unite for a worthy cause in Karnes County, supporting the Relay for Life walking event.
Pioneer ranks among the “Best Companies to Work For in Texas,” a state honor awarded based on employees’ feedback.
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For more information on Pioneer’s efforts in South Texas, contact Rhonda Fotiades.
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Pioneer Natural Resources is a large independent exploration and production company focused on delivering competitive and sustainable results.
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Pioneer's drilling activities in South Texas continue to be focused on developing acreage in the Eagle Ford Shale play. With about 230,000 gross acres, extensive 3-D seismic data and industry-leading technological expertise, we anticipate significant growth from this area for years to come.
Source: State of Energy 2013 Report, TIPRO
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