West Texas Gas Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating West Texas Gas regarding its recent data breach. The West Texas Gas data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 56,000 individuals.


West Texas Gas is a gas distribution company operating out of Texas. Accordingly, West Texas Gas’ services include natural gas distribution and transmission, gas gathering and processing, and transmitting natural gas liquids such as ethane, propane, and gasoline. Founded in 1976, West Texas Gas owns more than 5,700 miles of natural gas distribution mainlines and delivers gas to almost 30,000 customers across Texas and Oklahoma.2 Headquartered in Midland, Texas, West Texas Gas is a local distribution gas company in over 40 towns between Texas and Oklahoma and employs over 500 individuals.


In May 2023, West Texas Gas discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, West Texas Gas determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on or around May 16, 2023. On October 9, 2023, West Texas Gas began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from West Texas Gas:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the West Texas Gas data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by West Texas Gas;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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