Tag Archives: Oil and Gas
By Travis Bubenik, Houston Public Media A new study reveals more evidence that oil and gas companies are significantly under-reporting how much natural gas they burn off into the air in Texas.
By Sally Beauvais It’s been over two years since the Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in remote West Texas, amid eminent domain lawsuits and backlash from industry opponents. Because of market forces, the pipeline — which was built to export … Continue reading
By Travis Bubenik, Houston Public Media Protesters could face up to 20 years in prison for interfering with oil and gas pipelines under a new proposal from the Trump Administration. The plan, if approved by Congress, would go beyond a similar … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden Having too much water in West Texas doesn’t seem like it would be a big problem, but it is for oil producers in the Permian Basin and it’s only going to get worse. That’s according to a … Continue reading
By Diana Nguyen and Carlos Morales In the early twentieth century, oil and gas companies began building housing for their workers and their families. The housing — often in remote stretches of Texas — had many of the amenities a … Continue reading
By Diana Nguyen and Carlos Morales For people working in the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin, finding housing can be a challenge. The blue-collar workforce often ends up in hotels, motels, and so-called man camps. Sometimes, companies … Continue reading
Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the biggest threat to a burgeoning oil boom is “the acceptance of the politically-correct-driven environmental anti-oil and gas science.”
A survey released this week predicts good health for the US energy industry. The results could have especially positive implications for producers in the Permian Basin. The survey, issued twice a year, polls a variety of oil and gas executives across … Continue reading
Here in West Texas, there are two major searches ongoing. While companies in the Permian Basin seek more deposits of oil and gas underground, astronomers at McDonald Observatory are searching the sky for an answer to the question: what is … Continue reading
More than 500 miles from the flooding in Houston, oil fields in the Permian Basin are dry – but that doesn’t mean that they won’t feel the impact of Hurricane Harvey.