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Crude falls after Fed ends asset-purchase program

Oil for December delivery dropped $1.08 to settle at $81.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.  More »
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Oil futures rise with consumer confidence report

Oil for December delivery rose 42 cents, or 0.5 percent, to settle at $81.42 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.  More »

A&M Kingsville offers free Eagle Ford waste, water, air workshop

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Eagle Ford Center for Research, Education and Outreach will offer a workshop on management of oil field waste, water and air quality in San Antonio on Nov. 18. The event is meant as a way for industry and local government leaders to learn more about important issues in the oil patch and potential solutions. Workshop […]  More »
French energy giant Total CEO, Christophe de Margerie addressing reporters during a 2011 press conference in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

President, French elite honor late Total CEO

Total Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie’s cherubic demeanor made him known and appreciated by many French.  More »

Report: U.S. will reach energy independence in 2025

The U.S. will reach energy independence in about a decade, according to a new report from Wood Mackenzie’s Global Trends Service. The firm expects that 2025 could mark the first time since 1952 that the U.S. exports more energy than it imports. Shale oil and gas from fields like the Eagle Ford Shale in South […]  More »

Eagle Materials makes a frac sand purchase

Dallas-based Eagle Materials is acquiring CRS Proppants LLC and its subsidiaries, part of the company’s move further into the energy business. The $225 million purchase will roughly double Eagle Materials’ frac sand production and expand its reserves of the material. It already operates in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas but plans to expand to […]  More »

Clayton Williams Energy gives an Eagle Ford update

Midland-based Clayton Williams Energy Inc. expects to keep running three drilling rigs on the eastern edge of the Eagle Ford Shale – at least through the end of the year. Here’s what the company had to say in a recent update on its 22 horizontal Eagle Ford wells: The peak 30-day production rate for those […]  More »

Eagle Ford, Permian housing company changes hands

AllianceBernstein Real Estate Group and Centerboard Group LLC have bought into the oil field housing business in the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin. The companies have acquired a majority interest in a new company that  owns all of the temporary lodging assets of Signor Group. Signor develops, owns and operates temporary lodging in the […]  More »
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Brent oil and West Texas crude rise

WTI for November delivery gained 5 cents to $82.75 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The futures are down 3.6 percent this week and 16 percent in 2014.  More »
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Guest Commentary: Anticipating the risks of oil and gas trucking

More shippers are exploring trucking as a way to move their products to diverse markets, but risk of spills are high.  More »

Texas Natural Gas Summit offers a job fair for energy workers

The first Texas Natural Gas Summit and Job Fair will be Thursday in Austin at the Palmer Events Center. The event is free and open to the public. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Job seekers can connect with employers hiring for more than 10,000 job openings. Atmos Energy, GE, Halliburton and Ryder […]  More »

Petro Waste to open new Eagle Ford facility

San Antonio-based Petro Waste Environmental plans to complete an oil reclamation and washout facility about one mile east of Tilden in November. The McMullen County site will process drilling waste with a high solids content and clean transport trailers, vacuum trucks and frac tanks. “PWE’s services are an integral part of the drilling and production process […]  More »
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