AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott spoke at the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) Lone Star Energy Forum in Austin on Tuesday.

Abbott thanked leaders from the oil and gas industry for contributing to the Texas economy. The governor also congratulated TXOGA on its 100th anniversary.

RELATED:

10 state propositions will be on the ballot this Election Day. Here’s what you need to know

At GOP caucus meeting, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen offered resolution calling for his own resignation

"The Lone Star State would not be in the position it is today without the tireless efforts of TXOGA and the oil and gas industry," said Abbott. "This industry has fueled Texas's economic growth and prosperity by expanding trade, creating more jobs and fostering innovation. I congratulate TXOGA on its milestone of 100 years and look forward to building on our partnership to create and even brighter future for the Lone Star State." 

RELATED: 

Mayor Adler: Austin can now do 'the real work' after homeless ordinance changes

Governor calls on Austin to reverse camping ordinance in new letter to mayor

The TXOGA was founded in 1919 and is the oldest and largest group in Texas that represents petroleum interests.

WATCH: Gov. Abbott demands changes to Austin's 'homeless crisis'

PEOPLE ARE ALSO READING:

Mother of girl who died after long illness indicted on murder, theft, fraud and child abuse allegations

Innocence Project pens 14-page letter to Gov. Abbott, believes new information is enough to grant 30-day reprieve for Rodney Reed

Central Texas woman, Ft. Hood military spouse announces presidential run

Tickets for Dave Chappelle's Austin shows sold out in less than an hour