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Mexico’s Presidential Election: The Implications For Texas’ Energy Industry

Mexico’s presidential election is coming up in July and the outcome could have serious implications for Texas energy companies.

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In Austin, Energy Secretary Perry Pushes For Coal And Nuclear Bailout

Energy Secretary Rick Perry spoke in Austin this week about a new Department of Energy plan to bail out failing coal and nuclear power plants in the name of national security.

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April 6th West Texas News Editor Roundtable

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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New Demand, Same Old Story: West Texans And Their Water

In arid west Texas, where rain is infrequent and rivers and lakes are few, groundwater – water from sources beneath the surface of the earth – is key to survival. And as the oil and gas industry in the Permian … Continue reading

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New Report Says Permian Basin is Cornerstone of US Energy Dominance

A new report out from a Texas agency says the country’s energy dominance is rooted in the Lone Star State. That dominance hinges on major investments that have been made in the Permian Basin.

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Corpus Christi Port Ramps Up After Crude Oil Export Ban Lifted: New Pipelines Proposed Linking Permian Basin To Port

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -A surge in production in the Permian Basin of west Texas, already the nation’s highest producing oilfield, is extracting more crude oil than refiners in Texas can handle. But now, producers in the Permian have new outlets for that oil with economic … Continue reading

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Effort to Remove Obstacle for Cross-Border Pipelines Moves Forward

A bill moving forward in Congress would remove one of the few barriers to cross-border pipelines, via Houston Public Media.

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Protesters Continue Direct Action Planning as Pipeline Nears Completion

As protesters in Standing Rock clean up camp and head home, Sioux Tribes in North and South Dakota are still battling in court to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Their fight has inspired protesters who are trying to stop pipeline … Continue reading

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Texas Attorney General Paxton Sues EPA for a Second Time this Week Over Environmental Rules

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday joked about suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency one last time before President Obama leaves office this week. On Wednesday, he did it again. A day after suing the EPA over a coal rule, the … Continue reading

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Rick Perry resigns from board of Dallas company building Dakota Access Pipeline

Following his appointment by President-elect Donald Trump to be the country’s next energy secretary, former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners. Former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline … Continue reading

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