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The position is a new one Paul Hastings, he said, which already has a robust oil and gas practice.
The chief economist for Chase says diversification of Houston’s economy softens oil price shocks.
Health care, construction and manufacturing have helped Houston avoid a recession as oil prices drop, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
The 10 highest-paid executives in Houston last year all work in the energy industry, despite domestic oil’s long and lingering swoon.
The Marathon workers, who became locked in a heated battle over local issues including proposed company changes in work schedules and safety procedures, remain the only work group out of 15 nationwide still on the picket lines.
The pact, if approved by the union members, would mark the end of a nationwide walkout that at its height affected 15 refineries, chemical plants and other locations.
Employees at Marathon’s Galveston Bay Refinery overwhelming rejected a contract offer late Monday night, said union spokeswoman Lynne Hancock. Details of the offer, which had been brokered through the help of a federal mediator, were not available. The 1,100 workers, who are represented by the United Steelworkers union, have been on strike since Feb. 1. […]
Employees at Marathon’s Galveston Bay Refinery are expected to vote Monday on whether to accept a new contract offer that would end the strike that began more than three months ago. The deal was brokered through the help of a federal mediator and comes after union leaders rejected the company’s “last, best and final” contract […]
Students from nearby high schools enjoyed a morning off of their regular studies to see the opportunities in oil and gas.
The seating of choice this year at OTC seems to be the cube, the backless chair that is more fashionable than comfortable.