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For the past five years, biochemist Zac Hildenbrand has investigated potential links between unconventional drilling and water quality, collecting thousands of samples throughout the major shale plays in Texas.
Rice University professor Daniel Cohan says the Obama administration is playing a bigger game than the particulars surrounding the Keystone pipeline.
The city is now working to negotiate a 12-month extension with Reliant, a subsidiary of Houston-based NRG Energy.
A recent infusion of capital helped the company fill the demand for renting its turn-key hybrid power generators.
The plan, details of which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized earlier this year, aims to dramatically reduce carbon emissions from electric-generating plants by 2030.
The oil and gas company, currently based at 5599 San Felipe in Houston, plans to expand its existing offices in a southwest suburb.
Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said the fall legislative session will likely be bogged down with spending and debt ceiling debates, but there are legislative efforts in the works to expand natural gas exports and lift a ban on shipping crude oil overseas.
The latest findings mark an “important piece in the chain of evidence” linking an uptick in deaths since early 2010 to the BP oil rig disaster that spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, researchers said.
Abbott’s signature is the culmination of a marker he set down in January, when he took aim at local regulations affecting not only fracking but tree cutting and plastic bags.
The company announced a major restructuring of the business last December that includes 1,000 job cuts and a reduction in business segments to five from 16 that it said will result in a $200 million annual cost reduction.