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The project, which will include new rail lines to help the facility with shipments of sweet crude oil from production centers in North Dakota, is considered to be the first phase of a project that could lead to more expansions.
A tanker company has agreed to make improvements at the Sabine Pass Battleground, site of an 1863 Civil War battle, as part of a settlement arising from an oil spill last year.
Truck traffic, high rents and pipelines everywhere a hassle as the Eagle Ford booms.
Absent were the celebrities and environmental protesters seen at the White House over the summer.
With oil prices down and season driving season winding down, gasoline prices are dropping.
The “For Rent” sign on the fence outside the four-bedroom house at 505 Thornton St. captures the new housing dynamic in many of the small communities booming across the Eagle Ford shale.
A startup company called Chem 32, likely named for the undergraduate course in chemistry that sets up more involved studies, will build a new plant from the long-vacant shell of the A. Schulman Inc. plant that closed in 2003.
The Houston Chronicle’s editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson takes on Obama and Solyndra, the failed solar-panel maker who received more than $500 million in federal loan guarantees.
In highlighting a series of failures that culminated in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, federal investigators on Wednesday paved the way for new rules on offshore drilling safety.
The findings of a far-reaching federal probe of the Deepwater Horizon disaster may turn out to be a minor victory for BP as it girds for upcoming legal battles.