Ryan Holeywell

Ryan Holeywell

Ryan Holeywell covers energy for the Houston Chronicle. He previously wrote about transportation and municipal finance for Governing magazine, which is read by state and local government officials nationwide. Holeywell’s previous work has been published by the Washington Post and USA Today, and he has appeared on CNN and public radio to discuss his articles. Holeywell, a Houston native, graduated from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

CenterPoint officials say they aren’t worried about Houston’s economy

CenterPoint Energy, the monopoly utility company serving Houston-area electric companies, reported a 55.8 percent increase in profits in the fourth quarter Thursday.  More »

Dynegy scraps California sales

On Tuesday, the company reported a net loss of $104 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. It had a $91 million loss during the same period a year ago.  More »

Dynegy reports $104 million loss for fourth quarter

Dynegy reported a larger fourth-quarter loss than in 2013, but a lower net loss for the full year.  More »

LyondellBasell announces CFO’s departure

Chemical maker LyondellBasell said Tuesday it will part ways with chief financial officer Karyn Ovelmen.  More »

BHP Billiton’s profits have fallen by almost half

BHP Billiton, the Australian energy giant with a major presence in Texas, reported that its profits were down 47 percent  More »

Texas producers paid record amont of state and local taxes last year

The figures come at a time when the energy sector is dramatically slowing its activity in Texas amid falling oil prices, prompting some concern about whether public entities that have grown accustomed to oil money could feel the pinch as production slows.  More »

Tenaris to lay off 230 in Conroe

The company attributed the move to falling oil prices that have resulted in less drilling activity.  More »

Texas manufacturing sluggish as energy sector slows down

Manufacturing activity in Texas was flat for the second consecutive month in February, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas revealed in its latest survey on the sector.  More »

Chevron to move 100 jobs to Houston

Chevron plans to move 100 jobs from its San Ramon, Calif. headquarters to Houston.  More »

Cabot reports loss, will slow Marcellus and Eagle Ford drilling

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. reported a $221.8 million loss for the quarter, as it suffered from oil prices that have dropped by nearly half since their summer peaks.  More »

EOG: Delaying completions is “right business decision”

EOG Resources officials elaborated on their decision to dramatically pare back well completions in 2015, telling investors the move is “the right business decision.”  More »

EOG earnings down 23 percent

EOG Resources, one of the biggest winners in the shale boom, saw its quarterly profits fall 23.4 percent as it became the latest company to suffer the effects of falling crude oil prices.  More »

Manufacturers say EPA proposals would halt expansions

Proposed federal rules governing the release of dangerous pollutants threaten the future of the manufacturing sector, the industry’s top Washington lobbyist said at a speech in Houston Monday.  More »

Helix earnings down 78 percent

Offshore services company Helix Energy Solutions Group’s earnings fell 78 percent in the fourth quarter, the company reported Monday, largely the result of more of its vessels sitting unused.  More »

Energy execs say their projects are budget busters

Most energy industry executives say their projects fail to come in on-budget, according to a new survey by consulting firm AlixPartners.  More »
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